“Men are encouraged to be strong, and not express emotions that display vulnerability. Like fear, anger is a response to threat - fight or flight response.
Since its release about a year ago, mobile application Huddle has become a haven for thousands dealing with difficult issues in their personal lives, including anxiety, depression and coming out.
"This isn’t a mood — this is a state of mind that carries over days, sometimes weeks, and sometimes, in really bad cases, doesn’t stop."
A lot of people say it’s a cop-out to take medication, but my anxiety was so severe that that [counselling] just wasn’t cutting it.”
In an emotional Instagram post, Aerie model Iskra Lawrence opened up about the pictures that influencers don't share. "Shoutout to my people going through something," she said. "I see you and I'm sending you my love."
The struggle with anxiety has no name, age or race, but each of these factors plays a role in the way it is perceived in society. Abacus Canada conducted a study of 1,500 Canadians to weigh opinions on anxiety, and one of the standout findings revealed a pattern among those who practice particular religions. Individuals who identified as Muslim, Sikh, Jewish and Hindu faiths widely agreed – an average of 70 per cent of the time – that anxiety was curable. ...
“I knew I had to be a firestarter amongst people my age for it to happen. It was scary as hell. I thought I was going to be judged."
We often hear people say "I'm feeling anxious" about a situation or an upcoming event. But is that the same thing as someone that has an anxiety disorder?
Anxiety may not discriminate — it can affect anyone, regardless of their age or race — but it certainly affects men and women differently.
More than 20 per cent of women self-report feelings of anxiety such as panic attacks, restlessness, irritability and obsessive thoughts while pregnant.
Since Sarah, now 28, was a child, her relationship with her mother, Aziza, has developed as they navigate Sarah's anxiety.
In Sept. 2017 I was traveling alone for work on a flight to Shreveport, La. when I had my first dissociative panic attack.
A new survey reveals that while one in four Canadians struggle with anxiety -- 42 per cent think it's the least or second least severe mental illness.
According to a new Yahoo Canada survey, 52 per cent of Canadians said they did not have enough knowledge to rank mental illnesses.
"The kind of bottom line of 'Can an anxiety disorder get better with treatment whether that's psychotherapy or medication or both?' Yes absolutely."