6 Almost Untapped Panic Attack Cures Most Sufferers Forego

The shortest war ever fought was between Britain and Zanzibar on August 27, 1896. Zanzibar surrendered after 38 minutes.

It takes just about the same time to sit one through a panic attack. Isn’t that a comforting thought knowing panic attacks don’t last forever?

Just let it peak and wait till it subsides. Although the feelings may be horrible at first, understanding that it will end soon makes you feel safe.

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Daydreaming for Brain Health

If you put an imaginary bubble around your head – a comic book type of balloon that showed a picture of what you were thinking about, what would it be?

Even while you are reading this you might be thinking about how you can’t wait to stretch your muscles and take a walk or start reading that best seller you just checked out from the library.

If that ‘thought bubble’ was permanent, what a rude awakening that would be for most of us. The reason is that daydreaming goes on all the time in all of us.

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Mental Health Center Reveals 5 Ways to Beat Seasonal Affective Disorder

Our mental health center reveals five different ways to battle seasonal affective disorder (SAD or seasonal depression). Seasonal affective disorder is a mental condition that typically takes effect on its sufferers around winter each year when everything gets dark earlier.

The lack of sunshine and bright light during the day may bring on this type of depression. Many people feel more down and less energetic in the absence of sunlight, but SAD is marked by more severe symptoms like anxiety, extreme lethargy, depression symptoms, weight gain, oversleeping and a loss of interest in activities you were once interested in.

Antidepressants

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Lemonade for Life

On cold, dreary, overcast days, do you dream about trading the chilly weather for a gorgeous day under azure blue skies and perfect temperatures?

That wishful thinking is a positive way to look at the world. The good news is it’s more than wishing you had better weather – positive thoughts are good for your mental and physical health. Wishful thinking can help you get through many challenges of everyday life. How we handle these challenges can affect our overall health.

Use a positive approach by taking the bitter moments of life and mix them into your “lemonade pitcher.” Make a virtual pitcher of lemonade out of bitter lemons and you’ll be doing yourself a favor in more ways than one. For one thing, you’ll be protecting yourself from the harmful effects of stress.

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Can a Mental Health Counselor Help You Deal With Stress?

A mental health counselor might be what you need if you’re struggling to deal with stress on your own. Contrary to popular belief, a therapist isn’t just for people with a diagnosed mental illness or addiction. Mental health affects all of us, whether we realize it or not. As society changes, so do the things that cause us stress. There’s no shame in asking for support when you recognize that your life is becoming difficult to handle.

What Can a Mental Health Counselor Do For You?

Develop Coping Strategies

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