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Count Your Chickens Before They’ve Hatched

At some stage in your life, you’ve probably been told not to count your chickens before they have hatched. You were probably told to not get your hopes up and to not expect too much – just in case you might be disappointed. For most of us this, or some variation of it, was told […]

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Advantages of Being Confident

Almost all successes and attainments in life come from your ability to feel certain that you can accomplish what you set out to achieve. Confidence is the gateway to success; to the life that you wish to lead and to the dreams that you desire to live.

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What Causes Depression?

Usually in our adolescence, we are exposed to many sudden and inexplicable mood swings as a result of our body undergoing various hormonal changes that prepare us for adulthood.

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What is Agoraphobia?

Most people have heard of most phobias. Mention claustrophobia, social phobia, or arachnophobia, and everyone pretty much knows what you are talking about. Mention agoraphobia and most people will just shake their heads. Because of this, many people who get agoraphobia often take a year, and in some cases, many years, just finding out what […]

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When thoughts become things

The proper fruit of knowledge is action. It is true that gaining knowledge can make us feel more capable but knowledge in itself will not produce the results we really desire. One of the biggest myths that is prevalent in the information age is the notion that knowledge is power. Knowledge is not power. It is only potential power. What you do with what you know is where the real power is.

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Anatomy of an Anxiety Attack

This article is about anxiety attacks and how it can affect the lives of people. This article also cites the use of various drugs to help in the treatment and management of anxiety.

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Anxiety

Anxiety can be defined as emotions which are typically negative in nature. It will often consist of fear and worry, and some organisms may even experience physical signs such as nausea or chest pains.

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Anxiety and Depression

Anxiety and depression are two separate conditions. The exact relationship between the two is still under study. Even though it’s very common to find them together, any direct relationship to each other has yet to be found. For the time being, the relationship between anxiety and depression is often referred to ascomorbidity. Meaning unrelated but […]

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How To Treat Panic Attacks

Before I get into the treatment of panic attacks, we’ll go over some of the basics as to what causes panic attacks to occur. Excessive anxiety is on of the main reasons why panic attacks occur, in fact, all a panic attack is a sudden spike of fear/anxiety that comes unexpectedly and without any obvious reason. If you are reading this article, however, you probably are well acquainted with panic attacks, and probably know more than you want to about them.

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How to Conquer Your Fears

Have you ever felt overwhelmed by fear – so much so that it prevented you from doing something you wanted to do? Believe it or not, this is a common problem faced by many people daily. Fear has the power to hold you back from taking risks, following your dreams, or becoming successful at anything […]