Managing a behavioral health condition is an ongoing process. For those suffering from social anxiety, depression, or any other behavioral health condition, managing and reducing symptoms can be even more difficult.
It often requires overcoming challenges, both large and small, daily.
One of the most important goals you can set is to develop new habits that help promote positive emotional growth and mental health. Good habits are the cornerstone of healthy well-being.
Here are some of the ways you can create new everyday habits that can help you: [continue reading…]
I was waking up in the night filled with anxiety. Why am I awake again? I have always been a great sleeper. The red lights on my alarm clock would stare back at me as I continued to roll around with panic. Was something wrong with me?
My workouts and training involve strict eating guidelines. I’m dedicated to a “T” as my health remains one of the most important aspects of my life.
Night after night, however, I was watching my alarm clock read 2:32 A.M. I knew something was wrong. Turns out, after 2 months of trying this and that, my body was waking me up to eat!
Between the stomach growls and a closer analysis of my calorie consumption, I was not eating enough calories to maintain my muscle composition and reach my restorative sleep cycle. [continue reading…]
Self-care is key for people living with anxiety and panic disorders. While formal mental health treatment plays an important role in managing anxiety and panic disorders, especially for people with severe symptoms, not everyone has the ability to pursue clinical treatment. Even among people who take medication or attend therapy, self-care is beneficial.
However, not everyone gravitates toward healthy forms of self-management. While some people use positive habits to promote strong mental health, others turn to substance use and isolation to avoid difficult emotions rather than address them.
This guide discusses research-backed self-care strategies for anxiety and panic disorders so patients can make informed decisions about mental health self-care. [continue reading…]
Seventy-seven percent of people experience physical symptoms of stress. From financial pressures to relationship concerns, this stress invades our life and can have a major consequence on our bright, pearly whites.
Chronic anxiety can lead to bad habits that destroy, damage, and rot our teeth.
From grinding to poor dental hygiene, find out how your stress could be affecting your smile: [continue reading…]