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  • Understanding Anxiety

    Anxiety can be a serious psychological condition that limits us in our interactions, our development and our general state of mind. For some of us, anxiety has a constant presence, continually setting off alarms in our brain that tell us to worry over every little thing.

  • Silence the Inner Voice That’s Stressing You Out

    Millions of Americans struggle with unhealthy levels of stress. Stress isn’t just destructive to our mental health but to our physical health as well. It weakens our immune systems and contributes to heart disease, high blood pressure, strokes, and other illnesses.

  • Depression and Anxiety in Student Populations: Interview with Dr. Daniel Zamir

    Dr. Daniel Zamir, Student Counselor at UCSB, addresses the issues of depression and anxiety in the student population.

  • Social Anxiety Disorder

    Just because someone may suffer from Social Anxiety disorder does not necessarily mean that they are introverted or shy.

Anxiety can be a serious psychological condition that limits us in our interactions, our development, and our general state of mind. For some of us, anxiety has a constant presence, continually reminding us to worry over every little thing. For others, we may hardly notice when we are feeling anxious. One of the most important things to realize about anxiety is that the anxious state is often driven by a self-destructive thought process known as the “critical inner voice.” Here you can learn ways to identify and overcome anxiety by challenging this inner critic and stopping self-limiting behavior.

How to Stop Worrying

“That the birds of worry and care fly over your head, this you cannot change, but that they build nests in your hair, this you can prevent.” – Chinese Proverb For many of us, worry can feel like an uncontrollable force ...

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Coping With Anxiety

7 Ways of Managing and Coping with Anxiety Millions of people are coping with anxiety. Whether our worries are global, political, or entirely personal, it’s easy to become consumed by them. This can leave us feeling powerless and paralyzed, a state which ...

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How to Stop Anxiety

Those of us who struggle with anxiety know how it can undermine us. We feel it impair our abilities, lower our spirits and limit the very quality of our lives. Yet, most of us have a hard time challenging our ...

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How to Stop Feeling Overwhelmed

Feeling overwhelmed? You’re not alone. A whopping 44 percent of Americans feel more stressed than they did five years ago. In the past 20 years, our society has seen a 60 percent increase in productivity, and to no great surprise, ...

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Beyond Fear

Fearlessness is a place not absent of fear but beyond it.  When my two sons were just babies, I would sometimes awake at three in the morning overcome with fear. It was a sense of foreboding that tightly grabbed a hold ...

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