Browsing articles tagged with " SELF ESTEEM #ANXIETY"
Aug
16
2011

Phobias – Creepy Crawlers, Beware!

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Arachnophobia is one of the most common phobias affecting adults.  With nearly 50% of women and about 10% of men suffering from this sometimes debilitating condition, it is often beneficial to be treated for this phobia.  What is it about those creepy crawlers that makes us cringe?  Is it their hair-raising appearance?  Their spine-chilling crawl? Certain phobias appear to be simple but the uncontrollable feelings they cause are not.  Phobias are something that cannot be [...]

Jul
7
2011

It’s Summer Time!: Taking a Stress-Free Vacation.

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The Bahamas!  London!  Tokyo!  Where will your next vacation be?  The first things that come to mind about a summer vacation should be ultimate relaxation, pampering, and stress-free fun.  But figuring out what to pack the night before, lost bags at the airport, and less-than-satisfactory lodging can make your getaway a place in which you really want to get away from! Stress can be described as any non-specific demand on our minds and bodies.  Statistics [...]

Jul
6
2011

Managing Your Weight in the Summer

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For some, summer is an exciting season of warm weather and going to the beach.  However, for others, summer is a dreaded time when we wish we had begun working out six months ago.  But alas, the summer months have once again come around, and desperation sets in.  Skipping meals, fasting, using food substitutes, smoking, and other unhealthy, seemingly “quick fixes” for weight loss are more common practices than we would like to think.  Weight [...]