How to Navigate Nightmares

How to Navigate Nightmares

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You probably still remember the worst nightmare you’ve had as a child. Nightmares are so disturbing that people remember them years after they’ve ended. Whether your nightmare was about monsters or people, it doesn’t change how terrifying they were. The mind can be deeply affected by nightmares in such a way that it can impact our sleep cycle.  Nightmares don’t just happen to little children. Adults can experience nightmares, too, and they are just as terrifying for adults as for small children. These distressing dreams often lead to waking at night and can create anxiety about returning to sleep. Nightmares...

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Tune In to Music to Tune Out the Stress

Tune In to Music to Tune Out the Stress

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The human brain is hard-wired to spot a melody or repetitive tune within a jumble of noise. We gravitate to harmonious sounds. Our celebrations, rituals, and even our worship contains variations of music or chanting. From the beginning, almost every culture has had some form of music as a significant part of their social system. Whether used for storytelling, spirituality or socializing, music remains a vital part of our physical and emotional health.  Music and Your Body The American Music Therapy Association recognizes music as a treatment intervention for various mental and physical disorders. Music’s therapeutic effects can strengthen the...

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Managing back to school anxiety for 2020

Managing back to school anxiety for 2020

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The fall is typically a flurry of back-to-school errands. These include shopping and coordinating schedules. Attached to it all is an elevated bit of stress. Add that to the sadness that comes with summer’s end, and it’s no wonder that many kids experience back-to-school anxiety. This year adds a new layer tension. With the COVID-19 infection control issue, there are more problems to resolve. Tips for Back-to-School Anxiety Whether your child is distance-learning or starting in-person classes, the following are some tips to help you through back-to-school anxiety. Model Calmness Kids are much more emotionally attuned to us that we...

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How to Manage Crowd Anxiety

How to Manage Crowd Anxiety

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A packed concert venue. A subway car at rush hour. A Black Friday shopping frenzy. If these scenes make you feel anxious and afraid, you’re not alone. A fear of crowds, called ochlophobia or enochlophobia, is a type of social anxiety. Crowd Anxiety: You’re Not Alone  According to the National Institutes of Health, 9.1% of adults in the U.S. have suffered from a specific fear, also known as a phobia, within the past year. A little over 12% of adults will experience a type of phobia within their lifetime. Although phobias are common, there are a wide variety of them....

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How to Manage Money Stress

How to Manage Money Stress

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According to a 2015 survey, the American Psychological Association (APA) reported 72% of Americans felt some level of stress about money. In these uncertain times, that level is surely even higher. Unfortunately, stress about money can affect a person’s family life, work performance, and even their health.   Although financial stress may be legitimate, especially if you’ve suffered a loss of income, worrying about money doesn’t help solve the situation. It often makes it worse. If you’re experiencing money stress, the following are a few  tips to help you manage your emotions and get your anxiety about money under control....

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