All Stories in: anxiety

St. John’s Wort – A Treatment for Depression

The use of prescription anti-depressants is on the rise.  It’s a trend that’s been tracked since 1999.  Today, 1 in 6 Americans reports taking some type of psychiatric drug, mainly anti-depressants. I myself am a former anti-depressant user.  More on that experience another time. I set out on a research mission, and found a number […]

Overcoming Anxiety Without Medication

For those who are currently suffering from anxiety, you know that “suffer” might be one of the best explanations for the experience.  Anxiety can be crippling to the point of harming your friendships, close relationships, your appearance and even your job stability.  It is a condition for which you are constantly searching for any and […]

Train Your Brain

By Lisa Schreiner, #GoGetItLIFE Contributing Writer I personally have suffered from a severe anxiety disorder for over 10 years.  Let me preface everything by saying I am not a professional in the psychology field, nor do I have a degree of any sort in cognitive behavioral therapy.  What I do have is experience with anxiety […]

Tricks to Survive The Holidays

By Lisa Vasquez, #GoGetItLIFE Contributing Writer With the rush of the days leading into the holidays, it’s easy to get lost in the buzz of the chaos. When that happens we can end up losing sight of the spirit but more importantly, we lose our center. Anxiety builds up and with that comes unease, pent […]