Triggers, Symptoms, and Tips for Coping

Via Peters

Stress refers to your physical and psychological response to demands, difficulties, or challenges. Common symptoms of stress include muscle tension, rapid heartbeat, excessive sweating, irritability, and difficulty breathing.  Anxiety involves feelings of fear, worry, and/or dread in anticipation of possible danger or a negative outcome. Like stress, anxiety can cause […]

Anxiety Shaking: Causes and Coping Tips

Via Peters

Anxiety can cause physical symptoms, such as shaking, but there are ways to manage it. You may think of your anxiety as something that only affects your brain, but for many people, anxiety presents with physical symptoms as well. One of these is shaking. If you experienced your knees knocking […]

Signs, Causes, and Coping Tips

Via Peters

Life after college can be tough. If you’ve felt a little down — or more than a little down — since graduation, you definitely aren’t alone. Many people find the post-grad transition period difficult. Some even go on to develop post-grad depression, meaning they feel so low, tired, or unmotivated […]

3 coping tips for climate anxiety

Via Peters

For Peri Plantenberg, climate anxiety darkened her sense of the world at age 14. She read a United Nations report about intensifying droughts, rising sea levels and growing social instability if humans didn’t get their act together to stop global warming. But Platenberg’s initial feeling – “I’m just a kid. […]

Depression in Women: Unique Effects, Hormones, Coping

Via Peters

Depression affects at least 350 million people around the world. Women are twice as likely to deal with its symptoms as men. Countless factors can influence how the female body and mind respond to life’s changes and challenges. These include genetic issues, physical problems, and social factors. Understanding how depression […]

Tips for coping with anxiety | Lifestyle

Via Peters

In Eminem’s hit “Lose Yourself,” he sings, “His palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy,” and I think many of us can relate to this feeling of anxiousness. During their teen years, as kids slowly become more independent, they are having to deal with social and peer pressure, as […]

A simple coping toolbox can help children

Via Peters

We are facing a national child and adolescent mental health crisis. Dr. Vivek H. Murphy, U.S. surgeon general warned of the “devastating” impact of the pandemic on young people. Three of the leading organizations in the field agree. The American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Academy of Child and Adolescent […]