By A Healthier Michigan June 22, 2014 Life is stressful and everyone worries from time to time. How could you not! You care about your work, family, friends and more, and certain situations or fears might keep you up at night. However, in some people, these seemingly natural concerns might actually be a serious issue for your health and well-being. Thats why its so important to know: When does everyday stress turn into anxiety that needs to be addressed? The answer is: When it becomes something called Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD). GAD is characterized by persistent, excessive and unrealistic worry about everyday things.
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How to end an anxiety attack
You need to slow down and reduce your breathing, do not speed it up and never take deeper breathes. Breathe in slowly and gently for about 5-7 seconds and then hold it in for three to four seconds. Then finally breathe out slowly and gently. Have a Talk Your anxiety should not be burdening you; you should be able to share it, as this is one good way to let it go. Often the most effective way to reduce your anxiety is by distracting yourself, it your mind that is playing the trick with you and you have to win the fight. Talk to someone you are close with, talk to your friend or aid, someone in whom you can trust.
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Ellie Goulding Suffered Severe Panic Attacks: I Never Wanted to Be Seen as Weak | Ellie Goulding, Magazine | Just Jared Jr.
I couldnt shop, couldnt go outside, couldnt see people, because there were just so many triggers. And I didnt want to tell anyone, because I just felt so stupid. I never wanted people to see me as weak. On dating Dougie Poynter : Ive definitely met someone. You get to know someone who makes you very happy and then you go away [on tour], right when it was just getting somewhere awesome. Its not fun, but we can make it work. Love is beyond everything, beyond the universe. On being a singer: I always liked singing, but it never occurred to me that it could be a real job.
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