Panic Disorder Cycle

Picture a balloon that is being filled with helium. At first, it starts out with just a little air but as the air pours into it the balloon begins to swell. As it swells, the balloon is tied off at some point or it bursts. When that happens, for a few minutes you might talk…

Irrational Fear Of Driving – How To Overcome It

In order to overcome irrational fear of driving, you have to take the first step of realizing that this fear is indeed irrational. Sure, traffic accidents happen, but they happen to a very small percent of the people, and even if you were involved in an accident before, there’s really little chance that it will…

High Blood Pressure Early Treatment Options

In the early days, Healthcare Professionals were reliant to prescribe Drugs for patients with a High Blood Pressure reading of less than 160/100 Hg. Levels such as these were viewed at the time to be not necessarily dangerous and did not warrant the use of drugs. The ratione behind this that Doctors felt that the…

Aikido and The Art of Cold Calling

Imagine being in a crowded concert or bar. All of a sudden, a fight breaks out between two men who've had too much to drink. You happen to be a few steps away, and the next thing you know, one of the men turns to you and looks as if he's going to take a…

Living With a Loved One With Bipolar Disorder

To say that living with a loved one who has bipolar disorder can be challenging is putting it mildly; however there are times that it can be rewarding as well. Although you do have to deal with times when your loved one is in bipolar episodes, there are also times when your loved one has…

Depression and Anxiety I: Overcoming Depression

Depression Feeling down is something we all go through at times in our lives. However, if sadness takes us over and will not go away, it may be depression. Depression makes it difficult to function, to carry on normal activities and it takes away the joy of living. You lose interest in the things you…