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Top Resources for Help with Anxiety

Where to go for help with anxiety? Start with this list of nine top resources, including help for veterans, students, and employees.

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A Super Fun Way to Blow Off Steam After Work

Tough day at the job? Stress relief may be a digital game download away, says new study.

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How to Get Emotional Support as a Man

Mental health advocate Mike Veny offers strategies to break through the stoic wall of male emotions and get the support you need.

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8 Ways to Cope with Anxiety and Chronic illness

If you are a person who suffers from anxiety and also a chronic medical illness it may seem as though you have been given a double whammy. Here on Health Central we have many sites which help to support the patient who has a chronic illness including...

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Anxiety Over Not Being Perfect: Why Some of Us Crave Perfection

"You are not perfect. Get over it" is the message I tell myself when I am stressed out over not being superwoman. Yet as much as I tell myself this truth I still fail to embrace the concept fully. It is this trait, the desire for perfectio...

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Anxiety in the Winter

How much does weather affect our moods? After years of research, scientists still aren’t exactly sure. It is generally believed that weather does impact how we feel, however, no one is sure how strong the link is between the weather and our mood.

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9 Ways to Manage Stress After a Natural Disaster

Up to 40 percent of victims of natural disasters develop PTSD. Learn practical ways to manage your stress when nature’s wrath comes, such as establishing a routine and self-care.

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5 Guided Imagery Apps

Research has shown that 10 minutes of guided imagery can improve mood and reduce anxiety. But sometimes you need a little assistance. Here are five guided imagery apps to start with.

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Is Anxiety Keeping You Up at Night? How to Get Sleep

Poor sleep causes anxiety, and anxiety causes poor sleep. Here are some practical strategies to interrupt the cycle and get good rest.

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25 Ways to Get Better Sleep With Anxiety

Sleep and anxiety form a vicious cycle that is difficult to break free from. Here are 25 practical tips, from bedtime routine to what to do when you wake up, that will improve your sleep and help reduce anxiety.