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When Parenting Gets Easier...Really, I Have To Know

When Parenting Gets Easier...Really, I Have To Know
 Do parenting hardships make you wonder when parenting gets easier? Or Do you fear that this is what your life will be for countless years to come? You are in the right place, as this article will give you a perspective of why parenting can be hard for some and how does it get easier - if it does. Parenting a child right from day one is both a...
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When Parenting Styles Clash

When Parenting Styles Clash
Are you a couple with different viewpoints and wondering what to do when parenting styles clash? It is a known fact that our personal experiences define our traits and thoughts. After all, as humans, we learn from what we experienced with our parents and others around us. All of these events define our approach towards what perfect parenting should...
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"Whatever!" - When Our Good Intentions and Optimism Take A Nosedive

"Whatever!" - When Our Good Intentions and Optimism Take A Nosedive
At some point or other in our human existence we all experience some varying degree or intensity of the following thought process:  'whatever', 'I quit', 'I give up', 'f@#$ it', 'I'm done', 'forget about it', 'screw it', 'screw this', or 'I don't care'. We may retreat into this way of thinking when fighting, trying, or struggling to chang...
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Could Your Hot Flashes Be a Result of Anxiety?

Could Your Hot Flashes Be a Result of Anxiety?
Hot flashes are incredibly uncomfortable shifts in body temperature, but could your hot flashes be a result of anxiety? While only your doctor can definitively determine the root cause of your hot flashes, there is a proven connection between anxiety and sudden changes in hot and cold temperatures. For some people, the issue is so severe that they ...
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Will Anxiety Cause a Fever? Here's What Could Happen

Will Anxiety Cause a Fever? Here's What Could Happen
We are already well-aware that anxiety can impact the body in many ways, but will anxiety cause a fever?  Interestingly enough, chronic stress can lead to what is known as a psychogenic fever, or a fever that is caused by psychological factors rather than a virus or other environmental cause. For some people, this looks like a persistent low-g...
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7 Anxiety Triggers Most Commonly Reported

7 Anxiety Triggers Most Commonly Reported
Everybody's experience with anxiety is as unique as the person, but what are the 15 anxiety triggers most commonly reported?  You may be surprised to learn that there are many factors that come into play when it comes to anxiety-related triggers and how they impact people the most. Here, we will examine the triggers and how people may readily ...
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High Anxiety at Night? Learn Why

High Anxiety at Night? Learn Why
People who live with anxiety may ask themselves why anxiety is worse at night? Sometimes, people feel more anxiety in the evening hours simply because it is quiet, and they are finally alone with their thoughts. There are many distractions throughout the day: school, work, social interactions that may make it easier to ward off anxious feelings. Ho...
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What Does Anxiety Do To Your Brain?

What Does Anxiety Do To Your Brain?
Many of us know what anxiety feels like, but what does anxiety do to your brain? Essentially, two parts of the brain are impacted by anxiety: the amygdala and the hippocampus. As soon as the brain detects anxiety, a series of chemicals are released, which creates the physical reactions we are most familiar with such as a racing heartbeat or sweaty ...
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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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