anxiety

How to Control Anxiety Hunger

The writer Pearl Buck once said: “Hunger makes a thief of any man”. But a lack of food isn’t just capable of making the human being steal to eat, it’s also connected with certain psychological conditions, which is why anxiety…

Malaxophobia – Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

The field of sexuality is not free of phobias. Love play, characterized by actions such as kissing, caressing, and stroking your partner, can cause feelings of distress and discomfort in those who suffer from malaxophobia. Malaxophobia, also known as sarmassophobia,…

Escitalopram: Its Use and Side Effects

Acute depression, anxiety, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder… These are all very real conditions, and many people suffer greatly with their symptoms. They also have something else in common: they are often treated with escitalopram (Cipralex). This is an antidepressant drug, one…

3 Time Thieves and How to Escape Them

Time is one of the most valuable resources we have and one of the most beautiful gifts we can give to others. However, we can’t create more or recover lost time. It’s precisely for these reasons that we must learn…

Children of Depressed Mothers

Human beings are, to a large extent, the product of their environment. The people who take care of us during our first years of life play a decisive role in what we’ll become. Hence, the children of depressed mothers have…

The Relationship Between Anxiety Disorders and a High IQ

“Ignorance is bliss.” Strangely enough, this popular saying has quite a bit of evidence to support it, at least according to several pieces of research on the links between happiness, anxiety, and intelligence. According to a paper from Lakehead University in…

How to Fight Obsessive Thinking

Obsessive thinking affects 1 in every 50 people. It’s one of the psychological problems that people who suffer from it tend to hide. Obsessive thinking is when you stay hooked onto a single idea and you can’t get it out of…

7 Keys to Stop Worrying too much

Some people have the habit of worrying too much about things. This is popularly known as extreme anxiety. It means thinking constantly, losing ability to function and filling oneself with anguish. In other words, thinking too much, doing little, feeling…

Emotional Uncertainty – When Angst Takes Over

Angst is a paralyzing emotional state. When you feel angst, you feel anxious, scared, and threatened for no specific reason. You have a sense of existential emptiness, you feel a weight on your shoulders that makes it hard to breathe. This…

5 Anxiety Myths You Should Know About

People still consider certain anxiety myths valid. However, those who live with this demon don’t benefit in the slightest from them. Anxiety devours our tranquility and our balance in life. Nobody chooses what disorder or illness to suffer from. Anxiety…

How to Recover from Emotional Abuse

Recovering from emotional abuse means having to process a traumatic event that has undermined your confidence. To do this, you have to avoid blaming yourself. The person who trusts and gives everything to their relationship is never in the wrong. The…

5 Rituals to Beat Anxiety

Different rituals for overcoming anxiety can act as effective daily painkillers. They are behavioral and cognitive “shields” which can control our worries through very simple actions. By using them, we can bring order, structure, mental calm, security, and safety to…

4 Effective Breathing Techniques to Reduce Anxiety

Breathing techniques require us to remember that this metabolic act is much more than just a physical process. Breathing well produces pleasure, relieves anxiety, and allows us to live better. So, including these breathing exercises into our day-to-day life may help…

Ergophobia: Fear of Work

There are hundreds of phobias, some better-known than others. One of these many phobias is called ergophobia. Ergophobia is a specific phobia. It is characterized by an irrational and excessive fear of work.