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How to Stop and Prevent Panic Attacks

Panic Attacks All of a sudden, your world begins to spin. You find yourself breathing nothing as if the air has suddenly disappeared. You feel too cold, yet around you it’s a hot summer day. To make the situation worse, you’re feeling so afraid, yet you can’t determine very reason for your fear. Yes, you’re in a state of panic attack . Panic attacks can be as short as a single minute but they can also extend to very long hours. No one can be sure when he or she may encounter yet another panic attack, but there are Ways to Stop and Prevent Panic Attacks . Panic Attack and Panic Disorder: An Overview and Facts Panic disorder is distinguished by repeated episodes of intense fear. It’s accompanied with symptoms such as chest pain and increased heart rate palpitations. The sufferer may also experience chills, hot flashes, trembling, sweating, light headedness and dizziness. Sometimes, a patient may also feel nausea, vomiting and abdominal distress. In severe cases, patients may feel diff

Anxiety And Depression: Symptoms, Self-help, Medication and Treatment

Anxiety And Depression Anxiety and depression are common mental illnesses that affect millions of people each and every year. They are two of the most common diseases that affect the young and old alike. They are not gender specific and the victims are from all types of social statuses, geographical locations, and cultures. Separately these diseases are problematic enough, but together they can virtually incapacitate their victims. Anxiety and Depression Symptoms Anxiety and Depression  Symptoms  Separately Do you worry a lot? Feel anxious, nervous? Are you unable to control your anxiety? Do you feel wound up, tense, restless? Are your muscles achy and sore? Are you irritable? Is your sleep disturbed? Has worrying affected your life? Is it difficult to relax, calm down, cope? Those who suffer from “ Anxiety ” are beset with a vast array of symptoms and problems. Anxiousness is the most common burden, causing difficulty in breathing, rapid heart rates, fear and feelings of impending doo

What to Say to Someone with Depression: Things to Say and Not to Say

What to Say to Someone with Depression Trying to have discussion with any depressed person can be a challenging task. Their behavior can be drastically affected by depression and very often be completely unfair and unreasonable. This may leave you with two options: deal with this and hope that time will heal the situation or talk about the elephant in the room. In cases of postpartum or menopause depression you might be better of just letting some time go by and hope for the best.    There are many reasons which may prevent a person from being able to talk to a given person about depression, such as inability to trust, feeling of shame, embarrassment, fear etc. Gaining enough confidence for a person to be able to talk about their inner hell is very difficult and in some cases impossible. The number one task is to accept the possibility that you may never be able to do it, have patience and take it slow. It’s understandable for people who care about a person have the impatient and overt

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How to Build Self-Confidence & Improve Self-Esteem : 5 Ways

How to Build Confidence and Self-Esteem Self-Confidence Meaning Self Confidence is a belief on ones abilities. In the purest form it expresses how much belief you have in your own abilities, in any field. You can have great self confidence in your soccer abilities but when it comes to relationships, you are lost. So it varies on the field which we are examining.   We all have our strong and weak sides, and that’s okay. The problem begins when we disregard and undervalue ourselves, and lose faith in ourselves. This is what you should focus on, when building self confidence. You should focus on your strong sides and remind yourself of the things you are proud of, of the things that you are very good at. When you focus on the things you are proud of, you start feeling great about yourself and you begin to acknowledge your advantages as well. This leads to strong sense of self-appreciation and confidence. How to Gain Self-Confidence: 5 Essential Ways Do you want to know how to ga

Quick Progressive Muscle Relaxation script

Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR) Progressive muscle relaxation (PMR) is a stress management technique developed by Edmund Jacobson, Physical Therapist in early 1920s. According to Jacobson, since mental stress and anxiety accompanies muscular tension, one can reduce stress and anxiety  by learning to relax muscle tension.  Jacobson's Progressive Muscle Relaxation  ( JPMR ) technique (exercise/therapy) is still popular among modern physiotherapists as well as psychotherapists. In this article you will find a detailed discussion on PMR and 2 Quick Progressive Muscle Relaxation scripts ... What Is Progressive Muscle Relaxation Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR) can be defined as a relaxation response to daily stressors. It is a psychophysical therapy that can be used to reduce tension and physical pain, and to help clients learn to be more conscious of their own bodily sensations and body posture. It comprises a sequence of techniques designed to systematically relax specific

How to Deal with Depression Alone: Overcome Depression on Your Own

How to Deal with Depression Depression leaves devastation in its wake, but fortunately there is something that can be done about it. At this day and age, people are more aware of the harmful impact that untreated depression can lead to. Modern advances have more or less minimized the recurrence of depression once identified and treated. Knowing how to deal with depression will definitely save a life, yours or a loved one’s. Depression occurs more commonly than we think, and has varying impact to a person’s life. Depending on the individual lifestyle, coping mechanism and personality, it could range from manageable to disastrous. Symptoms could also vary, and a depressed person may exhibit frequent emotional down-times manifested through crying. It may also affect sexual desire, alienation from family and friends, as well as difficulty in finding meaning in life. A person with depression is also disinterested in participating in group activities, and may end up neglecting personal an