Anxiety is a stress response and it can cause a variety of psychological and physical symptoms. It can cause physical symptoms that can disrupt your ability to live a high-quality life. When you feel overly anxious, you might notice that your heart rate speeds up and your breathing rate increases and you might sometimes experience…

Anxiety can manifest itself in different ways, from panic attacks to ruminating thoughts it can make our lives a struggle. Anxiety disorders are one of the most common mental health conditions. High functioning anxiety is not a recognized mental health diagnosis. Rather, it’s evolved as a generic term that refers to people who live with…

Anxiety in sports during or right before an athletic event or competition can interfere with your ability to perform during the competition as an athlete. It becomes tough to carry out the coordinated movements required by the athletic events when your body is tense and stiff. While anxiety at a low level or negligible levels…

By Malise Banks The following is an exploration of how we might rewire the brain for more happiness and less anxiety and depression. This point of view is taken from Neuro Linguistic Programming and may be helpful in expanding your awareness around how we program our minds. For those of you who may not realise,…

Noise. Stress. Anxiety. Substance use. Light. Pain. Depression. Insomnia. Sleep Disorders. Room temperature. Body temperature. These are just a few reasons why you might not be able to fall asleep at night. Laying awake unable to sleep for hours is boring and frustrating. It’s a vicious cycle; the longer we can’t fall asleep, the more…

It’s the holiday season and, for sure, you’ll soon find yourself going about your days like a headless chicken because of the sheer number of things you need to accomplish. Holiday stress is just a short-term thing; after that, you can go about your usual routine, which is more comfortable and convenient. However, it’s important…