How Do I Cope with an Anxiety Attack When I Am at Work?

If you have been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder or you find yourself struggling with the occasional anxiety attack, you know that it has an impact on your work situation. There are a lot of job stresses, and dealing with problems, managing personal relationships, setting deadlines and meeting them, making presentations, participating in meetings, and managing others can all create …

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Guide to Anxiety and Sleep

An article from Tuck Sleep – A Community for Advancing Better Sleep   According to Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), anxiety is a reaction to stress. Its key markers are feelings of tension, worried thoughts, and physical changes such as elevated blood pressure. Just like physical pain, in and of itself anxiety is not a bad thing: it signals …

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Top 3 Mental Health Issues Affecting Seniors

by Jenny Holt   The world’s population is getting old, with nearly 2 billion people aged 60 years and above expected to inhabit the planet in the next 35 years (WHO Statistics).  An aging population comes with physical and mental challenges which need to be recognized and managed as part of a healthy lifestyle.   Depression One of the most common mental …

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Ten Things To Do When Your Mental Illness Has You Down

By Caroline Meister | Contributing writer for the MHF   Write a letter. It doesn’t matter to who, just write a letter to someone who you care about. You don’t have to send it, but it will make you feel good to put your thoughts on paper.   Make a playlist. Whether you do it on Spotify or make an …

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Wellness Wednesday: Tips for Managing the Holiday Blues

By Laura Greenstein for the National Alliance on Mental Illness   Many people can experience feelings of anxiety or depression during the holiday season. People who already live with a mental health condition should take extra care to tend to their overall health and wellness during this time.   Extra stress, unrealistic expectations or even sentimental memories that accompany the …

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Anxiety, invalidity, and seeking help – A letter to remind people they matter

By Caroline Meister – MHF contributing writer   I recently made an appointment for myself at the counseling center on campus. When I called, they told me the next opening was at the end of the November, which was over a month away. Later that day, I was talking to one of my friends who attends another out-of-state college and …

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