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6 Calming Gifts for Someone With Anxiety

December 5, 2019|Anxiety, Mental Health|

Understanding anxiety can be difficult if you don’t experience it often or intensely or even at all. Because anxiety manifests in different ways, trying to support someone whose life is impacted by anxiety can be a challenge. One way in which you can support a loved one battling anxiety is through gift-giving. There are plenty of gift ideas that can both show your support for your loved one as well as provide them with a tool they can use in times of intense stress to help relax their minds and recenter themselves. Calming gifts for anxiety Whether you're looking for [...]

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Supporting Your Spouse Suffering from Anxiety

May 10, 2018|Anxiety, Family Support, Mental Health|

All marriages have their challenges, and supporting a partner with anxiety is common trial couples face. In fact, the American Psychological Association states that 30 percent of American adults will experience an anxiety disorder in their lifetimes, and anxiety disorders are the most common mental health condition. Thus, many people experience the obstacle of helping a loved one manage an anxiety disorder, although it's infrequently discussed. If you or your loved one has been diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, agoraphobia or a specific phobia, you're not alone. In this article, we'll explore some expert tips and tricks for [...]

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Identifying Signs of Depression & Anxiety in Your Teen

November 25, 2015|Anxiety, Depression, Mental Health, Teen Mental Health|

A teen displaying behaviors and mannerisms that seem uncharacteristic or unhinged is sometimes assumed to be experiencing normal teenage behaviors. But there is a difference between teens going through a somewhat rebellious, angsty phase and instead battling with a mental health disorder. It is important during this time of change and transition in your teen's life to not overwhelm them with unneeded panic about a mental health condition. Instead, if you begin seeing signs that could indicate more than just teenage-related behaviors, it could be time to have a conversation with your teen. Teen anxiety and depression Depression and anxiety [...]