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Fear-bola and the Epidemic of Panic
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Fear-bola and the Epidemic of Panic
25
Jun

Fear-bola is a term coined to demonstrate wide spread panic, fear and anxiety in the wake of epidemics such as catching the ebola virus. This term is often used by heath care workers and mental health practitioners to understand the effects of epidemics, media coverage and limited medical knowledge on the spread of fear, anxiety […]

Mindfulness Techniques for Depression and Anxiety
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Mindfulness Techniques for Depression and Anxiety
17
Apr

Mindfulness based treatment for anxiety and depression is effective in reducing both the cognitive and physical symptoms associated with these two mood states. Mindfulness practice involves a process of relaxation and focus, targeted at reducing internal and external stressors, noise and anxiety provoking thoughts. Mindfulness involves focusing on the present, allowing the mind to wander, […]

Why Do Women Experience Anxiety?
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Why Do Women Experience Anxiety?
20
Feb

Anxiety and worry are common fears that women face. Women often carry both the stress of caring for themselves and their loved ones, which compounds their anxiety and creates worry. Although every woman’s unique fears and worries may be different, women’s anxieties can often be related to: • Fear of judgment by others i.e: worrying […]

Why Do I Experience Anxiety?
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Why Do I Experience Anxiety?
29
May

Everyone experiences anxiety. Anxiety is functional in terms of acting as an inner warning system for danger. Anxiety becomes overwhelming when we are fearful of too many possible threats that don’t truly exist in reality for us.  The difference between feeling overwhelmed by anxiety and having a good amount of threat-aversion anxiety that is needed to […]