I came across this on lifehacker.com today and I find it pretty fascinating. Psychologists have developed an app for the iPhone that is a simple game, designed to reduce anxiety. Their preliminary studies show that this game can reduce levels of anxiety in 25 minutes. How does it work? The game is simple. There are … Keep reading Reduce Anxiety with An App?
I’ve been busy lately. It’s been a stressful week of trying to get too much done with too few hours. I was so busy that I only now got around to an email that has been in my inbox for the past week. Does that ever happen to you? This email was from Leo Babauta … Keep reading Dealing with Stress When You’re Busy
Check out this infographic that clearly outlines the effects of stress—and what you can do about it.
A recent study at Johns Hopkins Medical Center confirmed that there is significant scientific evidence that meditation is an effective treatment for anxiety and depression. I’ll summarize the findings here, but you can access the article via this link. Madhav Goyal, M.D. was the leader of a study published online Jan. 6 in JAMA Internal … Keep reading Meditation for Anxiety and Depression
I’d like to thank Leo Babauta of Zen Habits for these inspiring words: We all suffer, every day: worry, procrastination, anxiety, feeling overwhelmed, irritated, angry, frustrated, wishing things were different, comparing ourselves to others, worried we’re missing out, wishing other people would be different, feeling offended, loneliness, fear of failure, not wanting to do something, … Keep reading This Moment
I was awake at 3am the other day. Anxiety. I couldn’t sleep. I could hardly breathe. I felt like an elephant was standing on my chest. A few days prior, I had made the decision to move back to the United States to help create a new school and extra-curricular learning programs built on a … Keep reading Dealing with Anxiety