Examples of OCD Behaviors

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD): Is an anxiety disorder characterized by unwanted often unreasonable thoughts and fears that lead to compulsive behaviors.

We all have habits that we repeat or thoughts that come up regularly. For people with OCD, these thoughts or actions interfere with their lives in a bad way and even though that’s true… they can’t control it. These uncontrollable thoughts (obsessions), and the urge to do things repeatedly (compulsions) take up a lot of time. Continue reading “Examples of OCD Behaviors”

Foods That Help Anxiety

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I love the subject of food! What we eat is the very foundation for our physical and mental health!

Any other remedies or strategies we use are only going to be more effective if we are eating foods that help, not harm us.

Foods that help with anxiety and depression will include many foods that you already love.

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The Best Treatment for Social Anxiety






Social Anxiety Disorder is not just the fear of public speaking or the fear of being in crowds. It is a mental health disorder that can disrupt your life.

I want to share my own experience here in the hope that it will help someone else. We will also see what some common symptoms of social anxiety are, see what IS the best treatment for Social Anxiety Disorder… the things I have truly benefited from, and finally, I hope that you will share your own comments and experiences with me. Continue reading “The Best Treatment for Social Anxiety”

Can Low Thyroid Cause Anxiety?

I want to briefly touch on the difference between low thyroid (Hypothyroidism) and Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. I say briefly because I feel like a lot of people coming to this page will already be familiar with these. Afterwards we will look at some of the ways low thyroid can cause anxiety and lastly what we can do about it. Continue reading “Can Low Thyroid Cause Anxiety?”