What Are Anxiety Attacks?

Many people have felt anxiety before whether it’s before a job interview, a big game, or maybe even a social setting.  In fact, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America about 18.1% of adults in the U.S. have an anxiety disorder. Many people who have a high amount of anxiety frequently suffer from anxiety attacks. An anxiety attack can be described as an … Continue reading What Are Anxiety Attacks?

Food and Mood

There’s evidence that disruption to the gut’s natural biome can have a real impact on the body and brain. Certain foods have a significant impact on gut bacteria, and avoiding things that are high in additives and preservatives can help protect against your gut’s usual function. Gut-friendly food choices include:• Whole foods• Fresh fruits and vegetables (in a range of colors)• Frozen fruits• Higher fiber … Continue reading Food and Mood

Mental Health Task Force Launched by the University System of Georgia

Across college campuses, students are experiencing mental health issues dueto anxiety and stress. This can range anywhere from the pressure of high academicperformance, exposure to discrimination or violence or dealing with an assault. College students often seek help from the counseling center, but what if thatisn’t enough? According to Marty Swanbrow Becker, associate professor at Florida State University, on The Conversation, colleges should focus on … Continue reading Mental Health Task Force Launched by the University System of Georgia

The Physical Manifestation of Stress

We all experience stress at one time or another. Whether it’s work deadlines or family disharmony causing your cortisol levels to rise, stress can have a real effect on your mind and body. Stress manifests as a result of everyday annoyances (e.g. being stuck in a traffic jam) but can also be the result of instances of trauma (e.g. divorce or a death in the … Continue reading The Physical Manifestation of Stress

It Might Be OCD

We’re all human. Generally, everyone has fears, anxieties, and worries every now and then. It’s a part of life to be concerned with day-to-day situations such as health, family, and simply surviving. Even having occasional disruptive thoughts can be common for the average individual within society. However, imagine having these same internal experiences on an entirely different level, to the point that everyday life is … Continue reading It Might Be OCD