Battling Anxiety at Work: A Change in Perception

If you can’t change your situation, it might be time to change your perception. For some people, stress at work drives them to work harder and meet deadlines. But stress can cause other people to feel overwhelmed – lowering their productivity as well ...

By Eileen Bailey

Does Stressing Out Make You Break Out in Hives?

Understanding the connection between stress and chronic hives could be the key to controlling your flare-ups.

By Eileen Bailey

FAQ About Binge Eating Disorder

Binge eating disorder differs from over-eating and is closely related to body shape, weight, and a greater psychiatric comorbidity.

By My Bariatric Life

10 Ways to Reduce Your Stress During the Holidays

The closer the holiday comes, the more stress you feel. The following tips can help you relax and enjoy the holidays.

By Eileen Bailey

When Anxiety Causes You to Be Alone on Thanksgiving

The holiday season brings visions of warm, loving families and fun holiday parties. But what about people with severe anxiety?

By Eileen Bailey

Living with Agoraphobia

Breanna hadn’t left her home in months; she felt safe within the walls of her house but was frustrated with her inability to go out into the world. There were a few times she got dressed and even made it as far as opening the front door, but that was it

By Eileen Bailey

Dealing with Anxiety Symptoms: Insomnia

Insomnia can cause anxiety and anxiety can cause insomnia. For some people, problems sleeping can either cause or increase symptoms of anxiety. For others, the constant worrying can keep them up at night, creating both increased anxiety and other hea...

By Eileen Bailey

20 Classroom Interventions for Children with Anxiety Disorders

Although anxiety does not necessarily impact a child’s academic abilities, it can affect their ability to learn. Parents and teachers can work together to help a child succeed in the classroom.