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Can Anxiety Make You Physically Sick?

Can Anxiety Make You Physically Sick?
The short answer is yes, anxiety can make you physically sick. Too much anxiety can lead to symptoms of physical illness, worsen existing illness, or pre-dispose you toward illness. Our thoughts, emotions, perceptions, and behaviors all interact with and impact our physical function, and vice versa. The impact of uncontrolled anxiety can threaten y...
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Resources For Couples During COVID-19 | Be Stronger Than Before

Resources For Couples During COVID-19 | Be Stronger Than Before
It's fair to say most of us are really feeling the strain of COVID-19. Our lifestyles seemed to change in a heartbeat, and adjusting to our new normal requires a lot of shifting of perspectives and routines. Here are some resources to help you handle these changes, both as individuals and as a couple, so you come through healthier and stronger than...
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50 Anxiety Quotes To Help You Get Through The Day

50 Anxiety Quotes To Help You Get Through The Day
If you struggle with anxiety, these quotes will help put things into perspective."You wouldn't worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do." - Eleanor Roosevelt"Today I escaped anxiety. Or no, I discarded it, because it was within me, in my own perceptions-- not outside." - Marcus Aurelius"Anxiety does not empty ...
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It's Time To Have The Conversation: How to talk to your kids during a stressful time

Jennifer Luttman, LPC  This article by KOAA New Channel 5 features Jennifer Luttman, the owner, and therapist at Overcomers Counseling in Colorado Springs.  Thank you, Jenny, for your input and dedication to helping those in need during this crisis! Anxiety and fear are not only affecting us as adults but our children as well.&n...
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Counseling for Coronavirus Anxiety - Teletherapy

Counseling for Coronavirus Anxiety - Teletherapy
With the outbreak of the Coronavirus, anxiety, and fear has run rampant.  We live in uncertain times and our mental health stability may be wavering.  The outbreak is making it difficult to do the normal everyday activity and we are seeing panic spread as the newscasters paint a dim and uncertain picture for the future. Com...
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Anxiety Attack vs. Panic Attack: How Can You Tell the Difference?

Anxiety Attack vs. Panic Attack: How Can You Tell the Difference?
What's the difference between an anxiety attack and a panic attack, and how can you tell the difference?Contrary to popular belief, anxiety attacks and panic attacks are not quite the same thing. Each differs somewhat in causes, symptoms, treatment, and prognosis, and understanding the difference between the two is important to anyone who may be fi...
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When Anxiety Attacks - What Does An Anxiety Attack Feel Like?

Anxiety Attack?  What Does An Anxiety Attack Feel Like?
Anxiety attacks can be frightening, overwhelming experiences for people who experience them, but what does an anxiety attack feel like exactly? Anxiety attacks often present with a variety of physical symptoms, such as shortness of breath and chest pain. Because of this, many people experiencing an anxiety attack for the first time may seek emergen...
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How to Cope With Social Anxiety - For All Ages

How to Cope With Social Anxiety - For All Ages
If you struggle with social anxiety disorder, small activities may overwhelm you and drain you of your energy.  While seeking treatment is a crucial part of overcoming social anxiety disorder, it can sometimes take weeks or even months to begin to show improvements.  Fortunately, however, there is a lot you can do in the meantime in ...
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What Is Social Anxiety Therapy And Does It work?

What Is Social Anxiety Therapy And Does It work?
Have you ever questioned if there was any truth to social anxiety therapy and does it work?Social anxiety therapy typically falls into one of two camps: talk therapy and medication. Both have been shown to be effective in the treatment of social anxiety disorder, and in some cases, patients may undergo both forms of treatment simultaneous...
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The Top 3 Ways to Overcome Social Anxiety

The Top 3 Ways to Overcome Social Anxiety
If you struggle with social anxiety, regular social interaction can seem overwhelming and terrifying. These feelings can greatly inhibit an individual's ability to succeed and thrive in life. Luckily, however, social anxiety disorder is an extremely treatable condition. The vast majority of those who struggle with social anxiety disorder are able t...
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