6 Tips For Managing Anxiety Without Drugs

6 Tips For Managing Anxiety Without Drugs

6 Tips For Managing Anxiety Without Drugs As a holistic psychiatrist practicing in New York City, I see a lot of anxiety. A lot. And I’m disheartened to see so many of my patients on loads of psychiatric medications that are not necessarily helping and may even be causing harm. Meanwhile, these highly medicated folks … Read more6 Tips For Managing Anxiety Without Drugs

8 Ways To Start Your Day With Less Anxiety

8 Ways To Start Your Day With Less Anxiety

8 Ways To Start Your Day With Less Anxiety Plenty of daily events can cause anxiety. Whether it’s triggered by stress at work, relationship problems, current events, or any other emotional event, everyone knows how it feels to be anxious, worried, or panicked. But for some people, simply waking up in the morning and starting … Read more8 Ways To Start Your Day With Less Anxiety

Ten Ways to Get Rid of Generalized Anxiety Symptoms

Ten Ways to Get Rid of Generalized Anxiety Symptoms

Ten Ways to Get Rid of Generalized Anxiety Symptoms Trying to get rid of generalized anxiety symptoms? Here are ten activities that help you get rid of generalized anxiety forever! Try them. Take a look. I know you want to get rid of generalized anxiety disorder symptoms. Keep in mind that anxiety can be treated … Read moreTen Ways to Get Rid of Generalized Anxiety Symptoms

Anxiety: 15 Ways to Feel Better Without Medication

Anxiety: 15 Ways to Feel Better Without Medication

Anxiety: 15 Ways to Feel Better Without Medication Anxiety comes in all shapes and sizes and there’s no ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach to managing it. Although medication can be effective, it’s not without potential side effects and is generally preferred as the ‘last resort’ option. Most of us have had some sort of brush with anxiety, but … Read moreAnxiety: 15 Ways to Feel Better Without Medication

What to Do When Your Anxiety Won’t Go Away

What to Do When Your Anxiety Won’t Go Away

What to Do When Your Anxiety Won’t Go Away  “Every time I think my anxiety is gone for good, it comes back worse than before. Can you help me?” From time to time I get email asking for advice on how to make anxiety go away. For some reason I’m reminded of a rude houseguest, … Read moreWhat to Do When Your Anxiety Won’t Go Away

7 Signs That My Anxiety Wouldn’t Go Away Without Help

7 Signs That My Anxiety Wouldn't Go Away Without Help

7 Signs That My Anxiety Wouldn’t Go Away Without Help Like most people who have dealt with anxiety for as long as they can remember, I’ve always known that I worry more than most people. You can only hear the phrase “you worry too much” before you start to think there might be something different … Read more7 Signs That My Anxiety Wouldn’t Go Away Without Help

What is Social Anxiety?

What is Social Anxiety?

What is Social Anxiety? Social anxiety is the fear of being judged and evaluated negatively by other people, leading to feelings of inadequacy, inferiority, self-consciousness, embarrassment, humiliation, and depression. If a person usually becomes (irrationally) anxious in social situations, but seems better when they are alone, then “social anxiety” may be the problem. The Third … Read moreWhat is Social Anxiety?

What is Bipolar Disorder?

What is Bipolar Disorder?

What is Bipolar Disorder?  Overview Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive illness, is a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, and the ability to carry out day-to-day tasks. There are four basic types of bipolar disorder; all of them involve clear changes in mood, energy, and activity levels. These moods … Read moreWhat is Bipolar Disorder?

Everything You Need to Know About Stress

Everything You Need to Know About Stress

Everything You Need to Know About Stress  What is stress? Stress is a situation that triggers a particular biological response. When you perceive a threat or a major challenge, chemicals and hormones surge throughout your body. Stress triggers your fight-or-flight response in order to fight the stressor or run away from it. Typically, after the … Read moreEverything You Need to Know About Stress