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“Yoga is not a religion. It is a science, science of well-being, science of youthfulness, science of integrating body, mind and soul.” Amit Ray Yoga is a spiritual, mental and physical discipline. This practice is said to originate from ancient India but is now one of the popular treatment options for anxiety and stress reduction. With an increase in anxiety awareness, it is no surprise that many people are turning towards Yoga… Read More

“Today I escaped anxiety. Or no, I discarded it, because it was within me, in my own perceptions—not outside.” —Marcus Aurelius. Social anxiety disorder or severe shyness can be overcome with exposure therapy. This means placing yourself in performance and social situations. People with social anxiety, will fear/ dread these situations and/or completely avoid them. Avoidance isn’t an effective strategy in reducing anxiety in the long-term. Exposure training is usually done with… Read More

The Truth Behind Social Anxiety Disorder Virtually everybody has experienced some symptoms of a social anxiety disorder (SAD) before. It is normal to feel nervous before a job interview — Or embarrassed because you made an offensive joke at your work party, causing everyone to glare at you judgingly — even though the joke sounded way funnier in your head. This article is for people that suspect themselves or a friend of… Read More

Johann Hari is an award-winning political journalist, he has also written for big-name publications like the Huffington Post and The independent. He’s well known for his book Chasing the Scream: The Search for the Truth About Addiction, the main theme of the book is about addiction: The opposite of addiction isn’t sobriety, but personal connections with other people. He also gave a unique TED Talk on addiction that went viral. Despite this… Read More

Having a panic attack feels like you’re on fire, making you feel like you’d want to stop drop and roll. A sudden panic attack is difficult to deal with, especially on your own. People with anxiety disorders(e.g. Generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety, agoraphobia), are more susceptible to experiencing panic attacks.  Symptoms of a panic attack Recognizing the symptoms of a panic attack before they begin helps combat your anxiety. Realizing when you’re… Read More