Stress is ubiquitous. Stress is ubiquitous; oftentimes, we experience stressful situations involving intrapersonal, interpersonal, and societal issues. Stress can affect anyone in various form, be it as traumatic events (e.g., abuse; violence), negative life events (e.g., layoff; severed relationships), and even minor hassles (e.g., road traffic; poor Wi-Fi reception). Although not all stress is ‘bad’ […]
People with this disorder, also called social phobia, may have few or no social or romantic relationships, making them feel powerless, alone, or even ashamed. Although they recognize that the fear is excessive and unreasonable, people with social anxiety disorder feel powerless against their anxiety. They are terrified they will humiliate or embarrass themselves.
Perhaps, one of the most common anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorder can get worse over time if there is no proper care and treatment. We will share more on the potential treatment and methods we can fight with panic disorder in the near future.
Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is one of the major forms of anxiety disorders, and here are some of its symptoms according to the DSM-5.
“I have to present my report in front of all my colleagues tomorrow, I am so nervous!” “I am going to meet my new classmates soon, what if they don’t like me?” “I don’t want to eat in front of others. People might laugh at me.” Statements like these are often made or heard in […]
In my opinion, there is one thing that ranks as way more important than the growing multitude of the treatments for anxiety disorders. Of course, I do not wish to give the impression that by saying the aforementioned statement I am implying that the treatment for anxiety disorders is unimportant. It is in fact very important and helpful. But what […]
When it comes to the treatment for anxiety disorders in general, there are two major forms of treatment in which a person can choose from, but most research do indicate that a combination of some sort of the two approaches does lead to more positive recovery results. And in this article, we will briefly run through […]
In my everyday life, seems nothing wrong with me. I have a family who supports me throughout in any way / thing I decided to do. I belong to a religious community which remind me how grateful I am for being in this world and knowing God. My friends who are cheering for me, know […]
For me, anxiety is like a spider. You know it’s there, in the pit of your stomach, just waiting patiently. For the most part, it’s still and quiet, so you let yourself forget it momentarily. But when you have to take public transport to a place you’ve never been before, or when you get overwhelmed […]
A-Journey: “Anxiety’s like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but it doesn’t get you very far.”
Between sixth and ninth grade, I would stay home because I just simply couldn’t go to school. Walking down those halls, seeing all those other people, getting more work to add to the ever-growing pile—it was all too much for me. I couldn’t even participate in gym, I was scared of what all these other […]