anxiety

The FOMO Syndrome: Fear of Missing Out

Nowadays, we like to interact with others both online and offline. With new information, technologies, and social networks, the digital medium has been established as a new space for interaction. In this new digital world, the FOMO syndrome or “Fear…

Keys to Speaking with Confidence

When it comes to interacting with other people, and especially when we’re speaking in public, speaking with confidence will make others trust us and perceive us as smart people. Therefore, this may be one of the most important keys to…

Antidepressant or SSRI Discontinuation Syndrome

SSRI discontinuation syndrome arises when, after taking SSRIs for a certain period of time, you abruptly stop taking them. The body can’t adapt to this sudden serotonin drop. This leads to symptoms such as nausea, trembling, migraines, sleep disorders, etc. Before…

Hikikomori: Social Withdrawal Syndrome

In the last few years, there has been an alarming increase in the prevalence of social withdrawal syndrome. This phenomenon is characterized by voluntary reclusion and solitude. The people afflicted by this condition perceive their external world as hostile, violent,…

7 Books that Help Overcome Anxiety

Let’s be honest. On a daily basis, most of us cope with a mind that wants to go faster than life. We have to deal with our fears, problems, and insecurities as well. One of the best ways to learn…

Stomach Pain and Mental Health

Anxiety and stress are mental health problems that can cause a physiological imbalance. This imbalance can manifest itself in several ways, such as stomach pain. Thus, it’s beneficial to control your daily concern levels. This is because it’s an excellent…

5 Easy Yoga Poses to Channel Your Energy

Practicing yoga poses on a regular basis helps you channel your energy and control your focus to be more present.  In the moments when you feel you have no control, yoga poses can help you connect with whatever you’re going…

The Language of Depression

The language of depression has a voice and it changes you. Anxiety, apathy, and desperation seep into the words you choose. They even affect your speech patterns. Everything is shorter, darker, and motivated by a deep bitterness that distorts reality. Depression…

What You Can Do When Your Emotions Are Taking Over

When you notice that your emotions are taking over, stop and take a deep breath. We’ve all experienced that feeling in the middle of an argument or when anxiety takes control. Those emotional kidnappings are devastating. However, we always have…

Emotional Abuse and Anxiety: How Are They Related?

Anxiety is a common symptom that people who have suffered from abusive relationships get. However, not all abuse in relationships is physical. There’s another type of abuse that’s also very common: emotional abuse. This type of abuse has serious and…

Physical Exercise to Help Overcome Addiction

It’s common knowledge that exercise has many physical and mental health benefits. In addition, physical exercise can help overcome many problems, including addiction. This isn’t a hypothesis or a theory, it’s what various investigations show. Most of the treatments for addiction…

5 Differences Between Sadness and Depression

Talking about psychology has become popular recently, but the way we talk about psychology isn’t always correct. We tend to talk about psychology while drawing inappropriate equivalences. One of the classic examples of this is our difficulty to establish the…

Aboulomania: When Indecision Becomes Pathological

We’ve all had to make a tough decision sometime in our lives. During these moments, we start doubting ourselves and we get nervous about not knowing which option to choose. Being indecisive when having to choose something is normal. However, when…

Somatic Symptom Disorders: Symptoms and Treatment

Somatic symptom disorders bring to light the difficulty of separating the effects that the body and mind have on a person’s health. The strong interconnection between these two dimensions hinders the diagnosis and treatment of these types of disorders.

Phantom Vibration Syndrome

Phantom vibration syndrome is one irrefutable example of how technology has invaded the human psyche. Technological devices are no longer just external objects that you access when you need them. Little by little, they have become almost part of our bodies.