There are numerous ways to cope with anxiety. What works really depends on the individual. Here are a few outside-the-box techniques that actually worked for me.
Many twins suffer from separation anxiety. Written by a twin, this article provides tips for how to cope with this anxiety.
This is a perspective on how my PTSD affects some of my daily life and some of my relationships. I am explaining this not only to share the story of the episodes and trials I deal with, but to help others relate a little better with their friends and relatives that may also suffer with this.
I have tried several different treatments for my life-long depression. Here are some of the things that worked and didn't work for me.
Learn the similarities and differences between anxiety attacks and panic attacks—based on facts and my own personal experience. Knowing the difference can help a person overcome these attacks.
Social anxiety can affect all aspects of your life—but it can be overcome. Many sufferers turn to anxiety medication, although this isn't the only option to consider.
Panic attacks are much more than just feeling stressed or afraid. They also affect each person differently. This is an account of what panic attacks were like for me, and how I managed to overcome them.
Recently, I approached my doctor about taking some stress leave from my job. I was given 12 weeks of stress leave and used the time to clean, exercise, work on projects, and try new things.
Anxiety can make us insomniac. If you can't sleep because of anxiety, read on for a few simple tips on how to get some zzz's. These are the techniques that work for me.
These are the strategies I use to cope with lack of motivation when I am experiencing a major depressive episode.
A travel phobia can limit a person's life to a great degree. Are you scared to use public transportation?
From the time I was a small child, I experienced bouts of depression, or "the plague," as I always thought of it. When I was a child, those dark days were worse than any boogey-man.
Have you ever had a panic attack? Do you think you could be having one now? Panic attacks are characterized by dysphoria and can happen anywhere and at any time. There is usually an underlying cause or trigger. It's important that you figure out what is causing your stress in order to treat it.
The signs that I experienced post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in childhood are revealing, and, at times, surprising.
Moving across country, leaving my friends, home, and everything familiar behind caused me to suffer from relocation depression. Here is how I coped with it.
I have been taking the antidepressant Fluoxetine for 1 year now. Here is my experience with the medication and how it has affected my depression symptoms.