How to Minimize Anxiety and Fear While Watching Election Day Coverage

Photo: Trevor Bexon (Shutterstock)Let’s get this out of the way first: It is highly unlikely that we’ll find out the winner of the 2020 presidential election on Tuesday, November 3rd. In 2016, the Associated Press called the race at 2:29 am EST. And in a scenario like this year, where many people opted to vote…Continue Reading

Hikikomori live in a state of extreme and distressing withdrawal.

It’s pretty normal to sometimes feel like you want to hide away from the stresses and pressures of the outside world. In fact, shortlived periods of withdrawal can reduce acute stress responses and can help us overcome illness and exhaustion. Periods of solace and isolation can also help with important phasesContinue Reading

Fake news in time of pandemic cause anxiety, depression – MSU professor

Fake news in time of pandemic cause anxiety, depression – MSU professor CAGAYAN DE ORO – People exposed to fake news online during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic were found to have experienced anxiety and depression, a result of a phenomenon called “information traps”, a researcher based in Iligan City said Thursday.A survey on mental…Continue Reading

Why Your Team Should Practice Collective Mindfulness

Eskay Lim/EyeEm/Getty Images Evidence suggests that mindfulness can help to reduce stress and anxiety, increase resilience, divergent thinking, job satisfaction and improve focus and leadership flexibility. But is it enough? Having researched mindfulness in organizations and for leaders for many years, we advocate its implementation in many situations. But we also believe that when it…Continue Reading

Yoga Versus CBT for Anxiety; Michelle Obama’s Depression

The investigational, non-stimulant ADHD treatment SPN-812 (viloxazine extended-release capsules) met its primary endpoint in a pivotal phase III study, showing a significant improvement in symptoms in children ages 6 to 11. (Clinical Therapeutics) Although Kundalini yoga appeared to curb anxiety in adults, it wasn’t quite on par with cognitive behavioral therapy in a randomized trial.…Continue Reading

Coronavirus the pandemic is changing our brains – here are the remedies

Whether you have contracted COVID-19 or not, your brain is likely to have changed over the past few months. The virus itself can cause a number of neurological problems, along with anxiety and depression. The isolation and worry caused by the pandemic can similarly alter our brain chemistry and cause mood disorders. InContinue Reading

Rise in fake benzodiazepines in the UK may put people at risk of serious harm

Counterfeit, or “fake”, medicines are a growing problem worldwide, from antimicrobials to cancer treatments. They are are designed to look exactly like the real thing, but typically contain the wrong type or amount of active ingredient, which may cause serious harm, illness or premature death. In the UK, there’s been a concerning rise in the use of counterfeitContinue Reading

Selena Gomez Opened Up About How Quarantine Has Affected Her Mental Health After Revealing She Was Diagnosed With Bipolar Disorder

It’s safe to say Selena Gomez has always been open and honest with fans about her mental health and experiences with anxiety and depression. Tibrina Hobson / Getty Images Earlier this year, the “Lose You to Love Me” singer opened up about her bipolar disorder diagnosis during an Instagram livestream with Miley Cyrus.   “I hadContinue Reading