The word stress is an overused word in our society today. Whatever goes wrong we can blame it on stress. So what is stress and how can we recognise it both in others and ourselves. Stress affects the mind, body and our behaviours in lots of different ways. Symptoms can vary from one person to the next. For some people stress may show itself in terms of lower back pain, stomach problems such as IBS or skin outbreaks.
If people are nervous of something or dislike it, they may say I have a phobia. However a phobia is much more than this. A phobia is a pathological and irrational fear. It is charachterised by the panic response (e.g. racing heart, fast breathing, intense fear, even dizziness ) and avoidance. A phobic will irrationally avoid their trigger to prevent the unpleasant panic response that they expect.
Get rid of the panic attacks that are taking over your life Anyone who has ever suffered from panic attacks knows how these attacks have a way of taking over your life. The fear of having the next attack can cause you to limit your activities just to avoid situations that may cause those horrible feelings to start. Panic attacks can not only slowly take over more and more of your life, but they can even make you question your own sanity.
Have you ever suffered from panic/anxiety attacks? If you have, you are not alone. This is my story and I would like to share it with you. MY STORY I'm not quite sure where to start. Looking back on the whole anxiety attack saga, I can honestly say that was one of (if not) the most difficult thing I have ever experienced in my life. I had my very first panic attack 9 years ago.
It wasn't so long ago, that I along with many of my fellow "Baby Boomers" took my first breath on this great earth. With the beginning of each and every New Year, I naturally begin to think back upon my past endeavors, dreams, hopes and goals. This year, however, will mark the first year in which the first baby boomers reach their 65th birthdays.
Sally has seasonal affective disorder. She dreads the winter months. Sally says, "I just can't shake off this sense of gloom. It takes all my energy just to get out of bed. All I want to do is sleep and eat." As much as nine percent of US adults suffer from seasonal affective disorder (SAD). SAD symptoms, like Sally's, occur during winter months because there is less sun light available.
Anxiety is a hassle to a peaceful life. Here are some ways of keeping clear of it. Anxiety is brought about by chaotic thoughts. Sometimes you think too much because of the things you have to do. The excessive mental clutter can turn you into a nervous wreck and might make you do and say things that you might regret later. The answer to this problem is to have peace of mind.
Stress is one issue that people experience daily. This is the instance when they feel uneasy about themselves because of various causes. The main problem with stress is they can make a people lose its drive to work since they are preoccupied with their problems. The good news is there are a number of methods that will help people deal with this problem.
I think when people are showing signs that they are mentally ill, with delusions, mental help should be made available to them, if the family calls for mental health help. The people that are mentally ill often do not realize they need help. If a family member realizes their loved one is delusional and is not mentally acting right, I think they should have the authority to call a mental health crisis service, and request help for their loved one.
There are times in our lives when we feel devastated, overwhelmed, lonely and empty. Anyone who has been divorced or lost a loved one knows these feelings. There are times when we may feel like we will never be happy again. It is at these times, however, that we may witness real beauty - and if we are open to it, we can feel happiness. I was married for twenty five years.