Tag: Anxiety

Living as a minority: How to survive in a world catered to the majority

Society may be seeing progress in accepting every individual’s lifestyle decisions, but animosity and division between different groups of people based on simple and, almost always, unchangeable characteristics remain. Innocent people are bullied, harmed, and killed on a daily basis due to discrimination against race, religion, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and so much more. Whether… Read More

Magnesium may be the answer for anxiety sufferers

Your mind becomes overwhelmed with intense anxiety, terror, a sense of depersonalization similar to out of body experiences, feeling as if you’re losing your mind, and dread. These are the first signs of a panic attack. People often feel physical symptoms as well, such as sweating, heart palpitations, shortness of breath, trembling, chest pain, abdominal… Read More

Science Life Hacks: Clenching Your Left Fist Can Relieve Anxiety Under Pressure

One of the keys to success is being sure of yourself and trusting your capabilities; yet, even a high level of confidence isn’t always enough to relieve the anxiety that can set in under serious pressure. People are always looking for ways to perform better under stress, and as it turns out, science suggests that… Read More

Opinion: The Stigma of Mental Illness and How to Fix It

Mental illness affects one in four adults — about 26.2 percent of people over the age of 18. That means in your lifetime, there is a high probability that you will meet, interact, work with, or know someone with a diagnosable mental illness — anything from anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), or even post-traumatic… Read More