The Link Between ADHD and Anxiety - Dual Diagnosis

The Link Between ADHD and Anxiety - Dual Diagnosis

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According to recent studies, about 30 percent of those diagnosed with ADHD have anxiety as well. In adults, that percentage can be as high as 50 percent. Symptoms of mental health disorders such as anxiety can sometimes be masked by ADHD symptoms. In addition, a coexistence of anxiety and ADHD may severely impact one’s life quality and overall wellbeing. Interestingly, the link between ADHD and anxiety is even stronger: studies found that parents of kids with ADHD are also at greater risk for anxiety and depression.   Comparing Symptoms of ADHD and Anxiety ADHD is a chronic medical disorder largely...

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Valentine's Day Stress - 4 Things to Bring You Peace, Love, and Calm

Valentine's Day Stress - 4 Things to Bring You Peace, Love, and Calm

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Valentine's Day can be a day full of fun and enjoyment, but it can also be a day of great stress and anxiety. If you're single, Valentine's Day may bring anxiety because you worry about being alone (or, if you're happy being alone, what other people may think). If you're in a relationship, Valentine's Day can bring anxiety for other reasons – maybe you aren't sure what to do for your romantic partner, maybe you can't afford to do anything, or perhaps your relationship has hit a rough patch. Don't let your anxiety take over this romantic holiday. Find new...

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How Art Can Help Relieve Your Anxiety

How Art Can Help Relieve Your Anxiety

Anxiety makes you focus on something that harms you – a thought or action that makes you nervous and uncomfortable. What if you could focus instead on something that makes you calm? Art has an amazing way of drawing a person's attention away from the outside world and into your own imagination. There are many ways in which you can use art to help you find relaxation when you're feeling anxious. Relieving Stress With More Art in Your Life By learning to express yourself and your emotions through drawing, painting, and other forms of art, you can begin to let...

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4 Reasons You Need to Go for a Walk

4 Reasons You Need to Go for a Walk

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You may not realize that walking is a natural stress reliever, among other things. Walking does many good things to your body and mind. While walking on your treadmill is good for your health, taking a walk in the great outdoors offers even more. Why You Need to Get Outside and Walk Fresh air and sunshine provide many benefits for the human body and mind. Here are 4 things that a brisk (or even a slow and gentle) walk outside can do for you. 1. Give You More Energy Time outside, in the fresh air, will give you energy. A...

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The Link Between Pets and Stress Relief

The Link Between Pets and Stress Relief

People that own pets, whether it's a dog or cat, or some other type of furry or scaly pet, know that these critters offer comfort (and so much more). Indeed, studies have shown that pets offer more than just companionship. They help improve mental health, physical well-being, and more. How Pets Help Us You've probably had an experience where it seemed like your dog or cat somehow knew you were in a bad mood or feeling depressed and they seemed to give you extra attention, as though they wanted to help you get through this rough time. Whether or not...

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