Tips to Help A Friend With Anxiety

myselfhelpdiary dealing with anxietyIf you never experienced excessive anxiety before, then it may be hard to empathize with someone who is currently experiencing it. People who are anxious may seem worried about nothing, so it is tempting to ignore the problem. On the other hand, anxieties including OCD (obsessive compulsive behavior), post-traumatic stress disorder, and panic disorder are the common disorders. Around 40 million adult Americans are suffering from anxiety issues yearly.

So how do you deal with a friend who is anxious most of the time?

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The World is Full of Distractions Nowadays

myselfhelpdiary distractionsThere are a lot of distractions in this world. Before, we had to pull over a store to use a phone booth if you need to contact someone. Remember the days when we had to write directions on a piece of paper to get to your destination? Remember the times when we still use pagers? Even the way we do texting has evolved that instead of typing letter C, we have to hit one key 3 times.

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The Importance of Listening

listeningMany people love to talk. Talking is something they enjoy and it is usually balanced out by their ability to listen. There are also some people who are either good at either talking or listening. This means that they are imbalanced.

If a person always talks and does not listen, then he or she will be perceived in certain ways by other people. This could imply that people love the way he or she talks or it could also mean that the person is self-centered. On the other hand, if a person always listens to others, he or she will be perceived differently. Other people could think that he or she is shy, or could also be seen as a great listener. It is now clear that we have to express ourselves and also have to listen to others. Your action will also depend on the situation.

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Things that You Should Not Do

do not do itThere are a lot of articles written about to-do lists. Most of the time we are so busy on doing the important tasks but there are also some bad habits that we should stop doing. In this article, you will learn five unproductive habits that you might want to stop permanently.

Do not check your email first thing in the morning. Most people usually do this in the morning. But when you check your email first thing in the morning, you are letting the whole world tell you what to do than taking control of your day. It might be fun to check email in the morning but it is rarely necessary and always unproductive.

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4 Tips to Improve Your Focus and Concentration

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Nowadays, with the kind of society we have, there is a clear need of exercise. Exercise is the path to health and wellness. This is the main reason why fitness industry has grown over the years. While physical exercise is essential for health and wellness, there is one facet of exercise that is being ignored, which is the exercise that trains the mind. By following these four exercises, one can increase their concentration and focus while sharpening their recall. Here are the four exercises to improve your focus and concentration.

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Master What You Feel and Do

master feel doYou actions are based on your thoughts. If you are saying that doing the things that do not show the real you, then you are thinking out of this world. Your feelings are controlled by your thoughts. This is not about what you think but it is how you think, which implies that it is not about thinking at all. This is actually the Zen approach, which is less is more and nothing is best. The more you think the less effective and intelligent you are as all thinking is based on lower personality and the personality cannot think its way out of the paper bag. Actually, this is the main cause of your past mistakes.

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Energy Management Plays a Big Role in Productivity

energy managementWorking at a high energy level results to quality output. This implies that it is beneficial to work having an optimal energy level. Aside from this, it can help you do your day to day chores effortlessly.

Based on physics, energy is the capacity to do work. People stay at work for longer hours that takes a toll on their mental, emotional, and physical aspect. The key to being productive is the ability to manage energy. Good energy management will result to better usage of your working potential.

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Make Your Dreams Into A Reality

dreams to realityLet us talk about goal setting in general. People should realize that they can get the things they dream about, think about, and wish for if they read this post and decide to do something.

Today, the world is full of instant gratification. More people do not want to go through the processes that are needed to achieve their goals. It is true that most people have goals. These goals are luring in their heads but no action is done. There are many reasons why no action is done but the main reason is they are not sure how to achieve it.

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Anger Management: Is Your Anger Affecting You?

anger management affecting youThere are a lot of article regarding anger and it is always associated with depression. These are very broad topics but for the purpose of this article we will include them and talk about the negative effects of anger on the aspect of physical health, psychological health, and environmental health.

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