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Tag Archives: mental health

A Love Letter

The deep darkness of the night can often cloud our vision of the light. Alex artfully shares her words of wisdom that offers hope for each of us during the dark struggles of anxiety. continue reading »

Make Friends With Your Anxiety

Most of us wouldn’t think of anxiety as a friend in our lives, but Author Alisa Abrasaldo says it actually can be. Abrasaldo offers a new way of looking at your worries.​ continue reading »

Helpful Holiday Tips from the ARC

Holiday gatherings can be challenging for those with social anxiety, consider some of these tips to help make the event less anxiety provoking. continue reading »

A Letter to Self

With so many exciting changes ahead, and a lurking eating-disorder to take with it, Blog Writer and Editor Clare Rose Foster shares a letter she wrote to herself on the day she got engaged. continue reading »

Guest Post: 3 Things Panic Attacks Don’t Want You To Know

Do you suffer with panic? Writer James Gummer shares his personal experiences with this form of anxiety. “If we think of a panic attack as a villain who steals away pieces of our soul, these are the three techniques that he wouldn’t want us to know,” Gummer says. Learn how these three methods can help you too. continue reading »

Looking After Someone With Anxiety While Still Looking After Yourself

Caring for a loved one with an anxiety disorder can be a rewarding and challenging job. Helen Fields shares from her experience some helpful tips she’s learned along the way. continue reading »

Exiting the Maze: A Spiritual Answer to Psychological Chaos

Author Nathan Cole explains his OCD as being “chained in a mental prison that I could not escape.” He paints a picture of what so many feel when battling this disorder. Read about the darkness he experienced and how finding faith led him out. continue reading »

Guest Post: Anxiety in Kids: How to Turn it Around and Protect Them For Life

Is anxiety striking your child or teen? The good news is that anxiety in kids is very treatable. Author and Psychologist Karen Young, founder of Hey Sigmund, offers 8 tips to help turn anxiety around. In addition, teen support groups can have great benefit as they help young adults realize they aren’t alone with their thoughts and feelings.

For more information about the ARC’s teen group, email director@anxietyresourcecenter.org. continue reading »

Anxiety and the Brain: 25 Routes to Safety

Ever had the feeling you just couldn’t do it? Dr. Kai Swigert explains why fear feels so real and offers “25 Routes to Safety.” continue reading »

Self-Coaching vs. Mental Illness

By paying attention to the labels we assign ourselves and the language we use, we can challenge the emotional stressors that drive our anxious and depressed habits. Dr. Joe shares, “The difference between the right word and the almost right word is like the difference between lightning and the lightning bug.” continue reading »