Month: December 2016

Press these pressure points on your wrist to fall asleep faster and make anxiety go away

Arizona Natural Medicine Acupuncture is a great way to treat insomnia without the harsh side effects caused by pharmaceutical drugs.  There are many different reasons why one may suffer from insomnia.  In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) each individual has their own pattern which describes how the body is out of balance.  From here we are

5 surprising causes of anxiety that nobody ever talks about

Dr. Talia Marcheggiani This article is shared with permission from our friends at With 12{4d5680c467ff0f0415ea7d2efd7782bb74b4973c8489bdb29f64d5d635369c44} of Canadians suffering from anxiety every year (1), it is clear why anxiety is one of the most common mental health conditions in North America. Through clinical practice, I’ve quickly come to learn that “anxiety” is a term that means

7 Things People With Generalized Anxiety Disorder Wish Others Would Stop Saying

Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is characterized by excessive, persistent and unrealistic worry, and caused by genetic factors, brain chemistry and personality. In fact, 40 million people in the United States are affected by an anxiety disorder, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. As someone with GAD, here are 7 things I’d like

I Won’t Justify My Anxiety Anymore

“Huh. Must be a women thing.” Said with a dismissive shrug and a grin, this was my supervisor’s response when I tried to explain how my brain works differently with its multiple anxiety disorders. The problem was apparently not with my brain chemistry, but with my ovaries. Give me a fainting couch and some smelling salts because here

A former FBI agent recommends a simple 3-step exercise to beat anxiety

My experience with stress during big presentations is usually a double whammy. First, there’s the delightful combination of sweaty palms, shaky legs, and violent heart palpitations. And then, there’s my desperate attempt to conceal all that from my audience, feigning the calmness of a Zen Buddhist monk. In other words, I’ve got anxiety about the