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Fears about COVID-19 can take an emotional toll, especially if you’re already living with an anxiety disorder. But you’re not powerless. These tips can help you get through this stressful time. Understanding your anxiety It’s a frightening time. We’re in the midst of a worldwide pandemic, with cities and even entire countries shutting down. Some of us are in areas that have already...
Breathe: There are ways to calm your anxiety Know that feeling of your heart beating faster in response to a stressful situation? Or perhaps, instead, your palms get sweaty when you’re confronted with an overwhelming task or event. That’s anxiety — our body’s natural response to stress. If you haven’t recognized your triggers yet, here are a few common: your first day at a new...
Dopamine is a key neurotransmitter in the brain. It is often referred to as the “reward” chemical because, among other things, it is responsible for making you feel productive and gives you the ability to focus.