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The Root of All Fears – A Process for Fear and Anxiety by Albert F. Patient Expert Posted Fri 30 Apr 2010 10:12pm They say the root of all fears is the fear of death itself. I’ve heard this over and over again from spiritual teachers over the years. Other teachers talk about something different, a variation – that we are ultimately afraid of being nothing, of being no-one. Perhaps there is no difference between the two. What is the point of this teach ... Read on »
Anxiety and Older Adults - Overcoming Worry and Fear by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Sat 12 Jun 2010 1:12pm from the Geriatric Mental Health Foundation Feeling anxious or nervous is a common emotion for people of all ages and a normal reaction to stress. Feeling anxious can help us handle problems and strange situations, and even avoid danger. It is normal to feel anxious about illnesses, new social interactions, and frighteni ... Read on »
Coping with Anxiety: 10 Simple Ways to Relieve Anxiety, Fear & Worry by Untreatable .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 26 Oct 2011 8:16am Want quick, effective and easy-to-learn solutions to problem anxiety? Coping with Anxiety offers the most effective strategies for overcoming the physical, mental, and emotional symptoms of anxiety, distilled into ten clear and simple solutions.Each of the ten solutions includes step-by-step exercises for combating a particul ... Read on »
Childhood Anxiety (Is it normal fear or something more?) by Katie G. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 24 Aug 2009 10:50am I'm getting more and more calls from parents who are concerned about their child's anxiety, so I thought I'd post some general information on childhood anxiety. All humans experience anxiety, it serves as a means of protection and can often enhance our performance in stressful situations. Children who are able to experience the slight rush of ... Read on »
Overcoming the Anxiety, Panic and Fear of Strangers by Matt A. Posted Thu 24 Jul 2008 5:14am If you suffer from social anxiety then the fear of what people think can sometimes be overwhelming. Simple activities like walking into a crowded room or sitting near a group of strangers can be enough to set off your alarm bells and cause you to panic. Because you’re convinced people are judging you and talking about you. In the worst case scena ... Read on »
Suffer from fear and anxiety? by Paulineh Posted Tue 02 Mar 2010 4:37am Fear and Anxiety Have you been affected by fear and anxiety?  For me it was like a domino effect with stress causing anxiety, then panic appears and finally you fear the panic happening again.  Stress over a long time was the trigger for me. Fear and anxiety are a normal part of life and have evolved on the basis that you adapt in ... Read on »
Fear/Anxiety/Avoidance – treatments review! by Bronwyn T. Occupational Therapist Posted Mon 27 Sep 2010 11:25am For years, clinicians working in pain management have mixed together a rich assortment of strategies to help people function better.  But to identify the ‘active ingredients’ of multidisciplinary pain management using a cognitive behavioural approach, it’s been important to tease each element apart.  One size does not fit all – and just as ... Read on »
What Causes Social Anxiety Disorder, Panic and Fear of Strangers? by Matt A. Posted Mon 14 Apr 2014 1:07pm If you suffer from social anxiety then the fear of what people think can sometimes be overwhelming. Simple activities like walking into a crowded room or sitting near a group of strangers can be enough to set off your alarm bells and cause you to panic. Because you’re convinced people are judging you and talking about you. In the worst cas ... Read on »
Anxiety – fears and phobias can be treated by David M. Posted Sun 15 Jul 2012 10:13pm Are you afraid of spiders, snakes or public speaking? If you are afraid of a particular thing or situation and go to lengths to avoid that thing you may well have a Specific Phobia. Specific phobia involves the fear that a particular thing is going to harm you. This fear maybe irrationally strong even when you have never been harmed this w ... Read on »
Fear, anxiety or phobia? by David M. Posted Sat 16 Feb 2013 5:00am Is it fear, anxiety or have you developed a phobia?  The textbooks tell us there is a difference between Fear and Anxiety. The researchers use some specific criteria to differentiate the two. In our own lives, even without looking it up in the dictionary we know if we are anxious or in fear. Like so many other words, fear and anxiety ... Read on »