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It’s OK to Have Anxiety

Anxiety is a fickle beast. It can come on at any point during your day and completely wreck you until you’re able to find a place to unwind. A major point of contention in my struggle wit...


Historic Pullman – Chicago

Last Saturday, a few friends and I visited Historic Pullman in Chicago, Pullman, as in George Pullman, the inventor of the Pullman Palace (railway) Car. Even though I’ve lived in th...


Mind Your Health: Using Mindfulness to Heal Your Body

Scientist and meditation teacher Jon Kabat-Zinn includes in his pages of “Full Catastrophe Living” a horrifying story that speaks powerfully about the mind-body connection. Wh...


Wearing Red: The Danger Signals It Sends

New study shows that everyone knows what wearing red means, so watch out!Dr Jeremy Dean is a psychologist and author of PsyBlog. His latest book is "Making Habits, Breaking Habits: How to...


Psychology Around the Net: July 12, 2014

Think seasonal depression is limited to the winter months? Ever wonder why some of us are so drawn to vampires? learn more about these topics and more in today’s Psychology Around t...


There’s no such thing as not enough time… (inspirational quotation)

Here is today’s inspirational quote on peace: There’s no such thing as not enough time if you’re doing what you want to do. ~Robert Half


Breathtakingly beautiful video featuring Planet Earth

This post first appeared in the Modern Day Mastery blog here. From the YouTube site: “Planet Earth” is a 2006 television series produced by the BBC Natural History Unit. After...


11 Old Fashioned Relationship Habits To Bring Back

Read this great article and develop each of these habits as best you can. You will become much happier, and your relationships will definitely improve.


Bringing Up Your Self-Harm Past to a Significant Other

There is no easy way to discuss self-harm. No matter how you go about bringing forward difficult struggles from your past, it is almost always going to be an uncomfortable situation. Even...


How to Ask for Help in a Crisis

I have lived with schizophrenia for eight years. In those eight years I have gone through cycles of wellness. While it primarily gets better with each passing day, there are still periods...


Talking some old-fashioned sense into a new-fashioned gal

Him and her sat kissing in a tree K.I.S.S.I.N.G First comes love Second comes marriage Third comes a baby in a baby’s carriage Trigger warning, apparently some people don’t li...


When Facing Temptation, Are You an All-or-Nothing Person? A Quiz.

This morning, I had a long, heated conversation with a friend about the distinction between Abstainers and Moderators. I really do believe that this is one of the most helpful insights I&...


Jul 11, Scared of Lady Bugs...

I hate lady bugs, and I always have. I am terrified of them and i want to burst out crying when I seem them. They freak me out so much. Everyone always


Jul 11, I am scared of nukes

During history class one day we were talking about Hiroshima so I kept asking my teacher what does a nuke do? , what does radiation do and what is fallout.


Jul 11, Srared of Spot lights

I don't know why but everytime I see one of those huge spotlights shining at night, reflecting and racing on the clouds, I get so scared and freaked out.


Jul 11, Social anxiety? HELP

Okay, to be honest, I do NOT know if I have social anxiety I just couldn't find another word for it. I guess I should give an example. So, a while back


Jul 11, Phobia of people touching my pinky toe

I really don't know when it started but i think it got reply bad in junior high when i got a pedicure with my stepmom one day and i kicked the woman for


Are You Attracting The Right Kind of People?

One problem I see often in survivors moving through trauma recovery is this unhappy self-discovery: They don’t like themselves much. I remember feeling that way myself. Years after my col...


Jul 11, I'm scared of every insect ever!!!!

I was out in my deck enjoying myself when then a giant beetle came from the bush and scared me.I ran and I fell and I knocked my head and got knocked out


Jul 11, Extreme fear of pipe organs

Okay, so I have this extreme fear of pipe organs, Iike the ones in churches. There is a church that our school choir performs at sometimes, and I have


Jul 11, Fear of things being popped

So I have this horrible fear of like bones & things being popped. I hate the feeling and sound. It literally freaks me out & disgusts me. I basically almost


Jul 11, Fear of being in unclear water

I hate being in unclear water such as lake especially when alone. I find myself thinking of dangers below me, though I understand its irrational. I do


Motherhood, apple pie and replication

Who could possibly be against replication of research results? Jason Mitchell of Harvard University is, under some conditions, for reasons described in his essay On the emptiness of faile...


Identifying Illness Through Scent

It’s been known for some time that rats and other animals can detect illness in others of their species based on scent. Rats will actively avoid sick packmates shortly after they fa...


About Greg Weber, Author of Treating Anxiety Blog

Treating Anxiety is Not Something We Can Do Alone First of all, let me say how exciting it is to be blogging at HealthyPlace. I’m honored, and will I do my very best to live up to the pri...