anxiety

Financial anxiety: Causes and ways to tackle

If you find yourself worrying about money more often than you are comfortable with, you’re not the only one. Money or financial anxiety has become more common than ever and it’s a tad bit more than your regular financial conscious or savings-oriented attitude. A crippling fear of anything to do with finances, the feeling can drain you mentally and leave you feeling exhausted and insecure.

November 16, 2022
November 16, 2022

OCD: More than just an obsession with cleaning

How many times have you heard a friend or member of your family say that they have OCD because they want things in a certain order or want their surroundings to be spotlessly clean? According to experts, OCD or obsessive-compulsive disorder is an anxiety condition, and those who have it will not be able to recognise their symptoms until they start affecting daily life.

November 12, 2022
November 12, 2022

Financial anxiety: Causes and ways to tackle

If you find yourself worrying about money more often than you are comfortable with, you’re not the only one. Money or financial anxiety has become more common than ever and it’s a tad bit more than your regular financial conscious or savings-oriented attitude. A crippling fear of anything to do with finances, the feeling can drain you mentally and leave you feeling exhausted and insecure.

November 5, 2022
November 5, 2022

5 simple mindfulness exercises to brighten up your life

Mindfulness exercise involves being present in the moment, observing our thoughts and emotions and sustaining the awareness of our bodily sensations and surrounding. Here are some ways on how you can exercise mindfulness to calm your mind and move past negative thoughts and emotions.

November 3, 2022
November 3, 2022

How individuals with social anxiety are always misunderstood

People who have Social Anxiety Disorder overthink how they’re being perceived by others.

September 8, 2022
September 8, 2022

Living with self-hatred

Your body feels like a prison where your mind is your cellmate.

June 12, 2022
June 12, 2022

Beating your Monday blues

Does a feeling of dread and anxiety drown you the afternoon before a new work week begins? If not, consider yourself lucky, for a lot of people do feel anxious, irritable, fearful, and restless on Saturday/ Sunday evening, depending upon the day work week begins where you live. Here are a few things that you can consider doing to beat this sinking feeling that overwhelms you before your work day starts.

March 3, 2022
March 3, 2022

Boredom, and How Social Media Makes It Worse

"Bored and lonely? Blame your phone."

September 10, 2020
September 10, 2020

Two books that explore life in psychotherapy

I picked up this book while trying to find a good therapist in this dreary land.

September 25, 2017
September 25, 2017

Resistance exercise linked to reduced anxiety

People who do resistance exercises like weight lifting may experience less anxiety than people who don’t workout, a research review suggests.

March 9, 2016
March 9, 2016

People with anxiety may be hard-wired to see world differently

People with anxiety may not be able to distinguish between neutral and threatening stimuli as well as individuals without this mental health condition, a small study suggests.