7 Ways To Help Someone With Anxiety


Knowing how anxiety works can help you to better support loved ones without inadvertently making their anxiety worse.

BY ALICE BOYES | JULY 25, 2018 Greater Good Science Center


Anxiety In Teens- How To Help A Teenager Deal With Anxiety


Anxiety can be tough for anyone to deal with, but add in the whirlwind of changes that come with adolescence, and anxiety can feel like an intrusive mind hog that spends way too much time squeezing, surprising and overwhelming anyone it lands on.

Hey Sigmund, Karen Young

Where the Science of Psychology Meets the Art of Being Human


How To Harness Your Anxiety


Research shows that we can tame anxiety to use it as a resource.

Anxiety has long been one of the most feared enemies in our emotional canon. We fear its arrival, feel helpless and trapped under its spell, and grant it power to overtake us in new, exciting and challenging situations. But what if we’ve been going about it all wrong?

New York Times, Alicia H. Clark,Oct. 16, 2018


Why Kids And Teens Face Far More Anxiety These Days


When it comes to treating anxiety in children and teens, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook are the bane of therapists' work.

Washington Post By Amy Ellis Nutt

May 10, 2018


Why Anxiety Feels the Way it Does – What You Need to Know to Strengthen Against Anxiety


Anxiety can feel awful, but it comes from a strong, healthy brain that is doing exactly what brains are meant to do – protect us and keep us alive. 

Hey Sigmund, Karen Young

Where the Science of Psychology Meets the Art of Being Human


Books on Anxiety


Taking Control of Anxiety: Small Steps for Getting the Best of Worry, Stress, and Fear

 (Bret A. Moore, PsyD, 2014)


The Anxiety Toolkit: Strategies for Fine-Tuning Your Mind and Moving Past Your Stuck Points

(Alice Boyes Ph.D, 2015)


Hack Your Anxiety: How to Make Anxiety Work for You in Life, Love, and All That You Do

(Alicia Clark PsyD, 2018)


What to Do When You Worry Too Much: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Anxiety

(Dawn Huebner & Bonnie Matthews, Illustrator)


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