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When you get anxious, or panic, the body releases adrenalin.The adrenalin causes your body to overact, i.e. the heart beat increases, you breath quicker etc , that in turn makes you panic more and then your body releases more adrenalin for fight or flight (which it is meant to do ) and then this makes […]

A therapist would call this “grounding techniques” What is involved is to access one or more of your 5 basic senses – focusing on it – until the danger is passed. This is a way to re-direct your mind on purpose, and to avoid feeling the negative feelings. Single focus example – For a person […]

Try to force yourself to think about it so much, like think about something else..try talking to yourself, and tell yourself “you can do it” over and over inside your head..and try to make overcoming your fears one of your goals. Just think about this whats the worst thing that could happen if your put […]

They are 2 separate disorders. Paranoia is the when you think someone or something is trying to do you harm or make you fail. This is all in the mind. Anxiety is a disorder involving chemicals in the mind which sends adrenaline surges from your adrenal glands. Anxiety is treated as a mental disorder even […]

Well, basically confidence and anxiety are more or less the complete opposite of each other.  You could say an anxiety disorder does create low confidence. I wouldn’t say that low confidence creates an anxiety disorder though.

In the short term, the physical symptoms will last no more than half an hour, as your body produces a hormone which blocks the adrenaline. Long term, you can suffer with anxiety for years (unfortunately!!) Seriously, don’t be afraid to seek professional help for your anxiety – It’s so so common.

First, you need to see a counselor. Only a counselor can determine the best method to control your anxiety. Generally, counselors will attempt cognitive behavioral therapy first…basically teach you how to stop the anxiety. If that isn’t effective enough, THEN medication will be looked into. Medication should be your last resort if you haven’t seen […]

Wolfsbane or monks hood is quite toxic to everything when used in the wrong dose. Back in the day it was used to kill wolves hence the name wolfsbane. There are several homeopathic medications for dogs available. I would not use wolfsbane.