Articles about Anxiety

Success

This is how to overcome social anxiety: 5 powerful tips backed by research

There’s a way to deal with fear and anxiety that neuroscientists, the ancient Stoics and mindfulness experts all agree on. And it’s not that hard. Let’s get to it…

The Whole Human

5 things positive people never do

Positive thinking is a cornerstone of mental toughness because it creates a mindset that can adapt to obstacles that show up in business and life.

Travel

Doing this simple task on the plane will lessen your flying anxiety

Nearly 1 in 3 adult Americans is either anxious about flying (18.1%) or afraid to fly (12.6%.) I am both and yet I still do it frequently even though it pains me (and embarrasses me in front of countless strangers.) So any time there is a hack or a tip on how to lessen your flight anxiety (so I can clutch the arm rests just a little less) my ears perk up.

The Whole Human

How to win the biggest battle of all

To be at peace mentally and emotionally, we often need to be at peace spiritually. This means — we have to accept life for what it is, to acknowledge things at face value, then do our best to influence and impact how we want to change things so they will align with our truth — our vision and purpose. It is this vision and purpose that must guide us to win the battle within.

News

Survey: Americans are way more anxious than last year

If you keep waking up in cold sweats, if you cannot stop worrying about your future, know that at least you are not alone. Americans have one common trait that's growing to define them — their anxiety.

Work-Life Balance

After-work anxiety: Why we get stressed when we get home

Sometimes work is so busy that we don’t realize how stressed we are until we get home. Here's what to know so you can do something about it.

Mental Health

A new study says your anxiety can make you better at your job

A new study may help anyone with high-functioning anxiety feel a little better as researchers from the University of Toronto found that anxiety (in small doses) can help you to be more productive at work. It can help workers focus better and stay motivated. In other words, a small amount of anxiety can keep you on your toes and working hard. 

stress

3 big things I learned from a new stress management course on LinkedIn

A new, online stress management course taught by an integrative neuroscientist and executive director of The American Institute of Stress on LinkedIn Learning taught me that stress isn't always a bad thing. In fact, there are ways to use it to your advantage.

stress

6 tips for staying calm the next time you fly in the wake of the Southwest Airlines flight

The recent news of the Southwest Airlines flight that was forced to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia on Tuesday may make even the calmest flier a bit anxious for their next flight. However, not flying isn't really a choice for many of us. In 2016, U.S. travelers took 458.9 million domestic business trips and this is expected to reach 478.2 million by 2020. But there are certain things you can do to calm your nerves (even if it is only slightly) that you may want to keep in mind for your next trip.

How To

11 things you need to do before your first day of work

You want to make a great first impression and appear at the top of your game even though you don’t know what to expect. Check these tasks off your to-do list the night before the big day so that you’re completely prepared.

Advice

Your comprehensive tax preparation to-do list

This is what businesses large and small need to focus on to make it through tax season unscathed.

Health

How to meditate at work when sitting still is impossible

Sometimes, the thought of sitting quietly and clearing our minds can feel like an impossibility. Here's how to meditate when you can't sit still.

Health

This is why you should talk about mental health in the office

Employees are people.

The Whole Human

5 steps to take when you’re feeling insecure at work

When you're surrounded by other hardworking coworkers in a rewarding but fast-paced work environment, it can be easy to feel like you're falling behind— especially when your job involves juggling multiple projects and everything feels like a competition.