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Kendall Jenner Revealed The One Trick That Helps Her Anxiety When She's Stressed AF

ByJordan Bissell
Whenever I'm feeling particularly anxious, I wrap myself in my coziest blanket and snuggle up on the couch to read a relaxing book, or, more realistically, nostalgically watch my favorite episodes of The Office. There's something so comforting about…

Ariana Grande Got Real With Fans On Twitter About The Anxiety She Has Returning To The UK

ByJordan Bissell
It always means a lot to me when people who are in the public eye get vulnerable with their fans about their struggles, especially when it comes to mental health. For instance, Ariana Grande's tweets about anxiety over the past few days have shown…

Here's How Your Personality Can Protect You From Anxiety, According To Science

ByAnnakeara Stinson
If you deal with anxiety, you know that, at the very least, it can be irritating, and at its worst, it can be crippling. Anxiety affects about 40 million American adults every year, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, so…

Stephen Colbert Opened Up About His Anxiety & The One Thing That Settles His Nerves

ByAnnakeara Stinson
Stephen Colbert has made a huge impact on pop culture — that's something most people can agree on, right? He totally revitalized political satire in America, and he's had not one, but two wildly successful late night shows (not to mention, he's a…

I Went On A Solo Date During An Anxiety Flareup & Here's What Happened

ByDayna Troisi
I am the queen of social anxiety. No, really. The mere thought of talking on the phone can make me break out in hives, I sprint out of the bathroom in my office building if I see Timbs under a stall (the hot daddy lesbian always wears Timbs), and I…

Experts Say This Unexpected Remedy Could Help If Your Anxiety Makes You Physically Sick

ByJulia Guerra
You’re standing front and center at the head of the class and, to your dismay, there’s not one empty seat in the entire room. When you start to open your mouth to begin your presentation, it happens: You grip the sides of the podium to hide your…

Team USA's First Muslim Woman In Hijab Has Incredible Advice For How To Manage Anxiety

ByGeorgina Berbari
Have you ever had that feeling of immense pressure residing in your chest, compressing and consuming you, making it difficult just to breathe? If you know what I'm talking about or you've experienced something similar, you probably struggle with…

I'm An Introvert Who Worked Out With An Audience For A Weekend & Here's What Happened

ByAlexandra Strickler
Nobody tells you just how exposed you’re going to feel when you do yoga in a bikini — and I don’t just mean an innocent tree pose or child’s pose. I’m talking downward dogs, cat-cows, and high lunges, with only a damp bathing suit to support your…

What Social Anxiety Feels Like

ByBDG Video
Social anxiety disorder, also called social phobia, is an anxiety disorder in which a person has an excessive and unreasonable fear of social situations. Personally, I find it pretty reasonable.

Ariana Grande Opened Up About Her Anxiety After The Manchester Attack & I’m Emotional

ByTara Martinez
Ariana Grande is finally opening up about how heartbroken she was over the attack at her May 2017 Manchester concert. Despite rising from the depths of her sadness to hold the One Love Manchester concert shortly after the attack, Grande told Elle…

Experts Reveal The Best Ways To Cope When Anxiety Literally Makes You Sick To Your Stomach

ByJulia Guerra
Think back to elementary school: Were you taught about how one bone connects to another? What about how your mental wellness connects to your physical health? Generally speaking, when a doctor identifies the root cause of an illness, you’ll hear…

Experts Say You Should Steer Clear Of These 5 Foods When You Feel Anxious

ByAnnakeara Stinson
It's no secret that what you eat affects how you feel, not to mention how you feel affects how you eat. The problem, though, is that oftentimes, the snacks you might be apt to reach for to make yourself feel better when you're anxious or stressed,…

This Story Of 'Riverdale''s Madelaine Petsch Having An Anxiety Attack Will Break Your Heart

ByKaren Ruffini
As humans, we tend to make mistakes on a pretty regular basis. It's basically encoded in our DNA, and more often than not, those errors are pretty easily rectified. But some mistakes are bigger than others, and Riverdale actress Madelaine Petsch…

How To Accept Your Social Anxiety & Work Through It In Your Everyday Life, According To Experts

ByJulia Guerra
Have you ever walked into a crowded room full of strangers and felt hyper aware of your every move? I imagine that’s what social anxiety feels like, only on a much smaller scale. It's the constant paranoia that someone might catch you tripping over…

How To Take Care Of Your Mental Health On A Daily Basis By Doing These 7 Little Things

ByAnnakeara Stinson
Let's be real: Sometimes, it can be hard just to be a human, let alone navigate all the many challenges that come with being a human. And learning how to properly take care of yourself is its own tall order of a task, especially if you feel constant…

Experts Say Yoga Can Help Your Anxiety & These Are The Best Poses To Release Stress

ByGeorgina Berbari
I've struggled with anxiety for as long as I can remember, and it's been a long journey of figuring out effective ways to cope and live with this mental health condition. In college, I started going to yoga classes, and I fell in love with the…

Ryan Reynolds Opened Up About His Struggle With Anxiety & It’s So Important

ByTara Martinez
It’s no secret that there’s still a lot of stigma surrounding discussions about mental health. So, each time a celebrity opens up about their mental health issues, it’s a huge step forward for people advocating for better mental health education and…

These Are The Best Workouts To Do When You Feel Anxious, According To Experts

ByAnnakeara Stinson
When you're dealing with anxiety or stress, one of the first and most common suggestions people will give you is to try exercising. But if that isn't something that's part of your usual lifestyle, it can be kind of difficult to know where to begin,…

Kristen Bell Got Real About Anxiety & Perfectionism In This Raw Video & I'm Sobbing

ByJulia Guerra
“Celebrities are just like us.” How many times have you come across that sentence in magazine headlines, advertisements, as a lead into entertainment news segments? It isn’t a false statement, BTW; it’s not just something people say to make you feel…

Here's How To Help Your Friend Overcome Social Anxiety, According To A Psychologist

ByJulia Guerra
You really can’t judge a book by its cover. Take the social butterfly of your friend group, for example: Her friendly persona is genuine, sure, and she really does enjoy joining the conversation, but her nervous body language tells a different…

Don't Say Dating Gives You "Anxiety Attacks" — Because I Get Them For Real

ByGenevieve Wheeler
I woke up with cake in my hair, a prescription bottle of Xanax on my bedside table, and murky memories of the night before: The pacing. The frustration. The deep breaths I forced myself to take, over and over and over again. "All over a stupid boy,"…

Serena Williams' Advice About Handling Anxiety Is The Only Thing You Need To Hear Today

ByAnnakeara Stinson
If you thought Serena Williams couldn't get any cooler, prepare yourself, because she just did. The tennis superstar has been in the news lately not just for her game, but this time, for her experiences with the trials and tribulations of…

Here's How To Tell If You're Dealing With Social Anxiety, Or You're Simply An Introvert

ByJulia Guerra
You know how every thumb is a finger, but not every finger is a thumb? That’s a good way to think about introverts and people who suffer from social anxiety. Take it from someone who identifies as such: Not every introvert wants to run and hide at…

7 People Reveal Their Go-To Methods For Calming Their Nerves On A First Date

ByCosmo Luce
I have a working theory that the extent to which you are worried about what someone else thinks of you is directly proportional to how nervous you will be on a first date. I might not be able to back up those facts with scientific research, but…

I Drank This Superfood Hot Chocolate To Ease My Travel Anxiety & Here's What Happened

ByJulia Guerra
I’ve been keeping a close eye on health and wellness gurus like it’s my job since, well, way before it actually was my job, so I like to think I’m relatively tapped into the latest foodie trends. When superfood-accented everything started popping up…

These 5 Little Things Can Calm Anxiety In An Instant & They'll Fit Right On Your Desk

ByCaroline Burke
Feelings of stress and anxiety can often balloon into something that seems totally out of your control, to the point of derailing an entire day. Although stress can obviously come from a variety of sources, it could just be that you need little…

Eating Foods Packed With This One Nutrient Is The Best Way To Relieve Stress

ByGeorgina Berbari
From soothing meditation sessions to challenging, sweaty workouts, everyone has their own ways of dealing with stress and anxiety. Many people say that eating a healthy and balanced diet has the power to seriously shift your mood, too, and there's…

Selena Gomez Gets Real About Her New Album & It Will Break Your Heart

ByHollee Actman Becker
You should never judge a book by its cover — or a celebrity, for that matter. Because while Selena Gomez may look stunning on the March 2018 issue of Harper's Bazaar — which will hit newsstands on Feb. 20 — the former Wizards of Waverly Place star…

Selena Gomez Reportedly Just Completed Treatment For Anxiety & Depression

ByKaren Ruffini
It's quite empowering to see that celebrities are opening up about their physical and mental health, because it's important for everyone to realize that the rich and famous are just as susceptible to things like anxiety and depression as the average…

These Unexpected Factors Might Explain Why You Always Wake Up With Anxiety

ByCaroline Burke
Sometimes all it takes to ruin an entire day is feeling slightly "off" when you wake up. Everyone's been there: You wake up, and for some reason, you can't even vocalize or fully understand why, but you're already anxious before you've even brushed…

Seeing These Red Flags In Your Dreams Might Mean Stress Is Taking Over Your Life

ByAnnakeara Stinson
Bad dreams are the worst. You go to bed hoping to let go of whatever difficulties were happening in your daily life, and then you have a nightmare or anxiety dream that leaves you feeling even more stressed than when you first laid down for the…

Kendall Jenner Gets Real About Her Anxiety In A New Interview & It's Heartbreaking

ByKaren Ruffini
Having power, fame, and money doesn't always translate to having the picture-perfect life. Case in point: Kendall Jenner, who got pretty candid about the trials and tribulations of her life as a mega-celebrity in an interview with Harper's Bazaar. I…

How Cold Weather Affects Your Stress Levels & What You Can Do About It

ByAnnakeara Stinson
I find winter to be a particularly difficult and daunting time of year. The combination of shorter days and major drops in temperature leaves me feeling pretty overwhelmed and defeated most of the time. I mean, it just feels more difficult to do…

10 Little Ways Hygge Can Help Relieve Stress In Your Everyday Life

ByCaroline Burke
If you haven't heard of the Danish phrase "hygge" by now, I'm about to drop some serious knowledge on you. The Danish term has recently exploded with popularity in other parts of the world, probably because it represents the secret behind how the…

6 Essential Oils That'll Relax Your Mind & Body Just In Time For Bed

ByAnnakeara Stinson
Anxiety is one of the most common, yet infuriating reasons why I can't relax and fall asleep some nights. It leaves me there to just lie awake, feeling more or less like I've been plugged into a wall outlet, surging with jittery, unwanted, nervous…

If You Always Go On Social Media When You're Stressed, Try These 5 Yoga Poses To Unwind Instead

ByGeorgina Berbari
There's no feeling quite like the one of returning to the sanctuary of your home after a long day. But we all know it can be impossible to actually relax once you get there. The stress factor after a busy, crappy day is so real, and TBH, most of us…

5 Reasons You Might Be Feeling Paranoid About Your Partner Cheating On You

ByRachel Shatto
I’m a firm believer in trusting my gut, but that hasn't always been the case. I used to overthink everything. At the time, I didn't have the confidence to trust my own instincts and it got me into trouble on more than one occasion. There were a…

4 Things To Remind Yourself In A New Relationship So Anxiety Doesn't Get The Best Of You

ByAlison Segel
You'd think that once you finally lock your crush down and you're in a committed, exclusive relationship, you'd finally get a chance to ~chill~ out and relax. But no. For me, that's when I'm in a constant state of new relationship anxiety, waiting…

Zayn Malik Opens Up About His Anxiety & What He Does To Get Through The Day

ByJamie Lose
No one is saying that being a celebrity is easy, especially when you rise up to fame through a boy band you were sort of forced to be in from the beginning. Zayn Malik's anxiety has been something he's always struggled with, and has only recently…

This Yoga Teacher Opened Up About Anxiety On Instagram And It'll Break Your Heart

ByAnnakeara Stinson
I'm a firm believer in the fact that, the more people talk about mental health -- as ugly and painful as their struggles may be -- the more it will relieve the stigma that shouldn't even be there in the first place. As someone who has coped with…

9 On-The-Go Snacks To Help You Steer Clear Of Anxiety This Semester

ByJulia Guerra
Summertime is dwindling, September has begun, and back-to-school anxieties are on overdrive. When stress levels run high, it's almost second-nature for emotional eating to ensue. Since snacking to ease nervous symptoms usually doesn't end very well,…

5 Ways To Conquer Back-To-School Nerves If You're Already Anxious About It

ByImani Brammer
There's something about the phrase “going back to school” that tends to inspire a universal sense of dread, especially for those who already struggle with anxiety. For some, going back to school may mean time away from parents, a new start, and the…

5 Soothing Sounds To Listen To During A Stressful Day At Work

ByImani Brammer
Stressful days at work can, unfortunately, come in abundance, but they don't have to deplete you of all your energy. Sometimes, all you need is an opportunity to tune out of the anxiety for a hot second, and before you know it, you're ready to…

This Is Why You Constantly Play With Your Hair, According To A Psychologist

ByAnnakeara Stinson
Whenever I find myself in a situation that makes me anxious -- like, say, a job interview, or even a date -- I have a habit of playing with and trying to "fix" my hair. I brush it away from my face even when it's already out of my way. I twirl…

Why Thinking About Moving In With My BF Gives Me Panic Attacks, Even Though I Love Him

ByJen Glantz
I spent the first half of my 20s as the perpetual and only single one in my group of close gal pals. I spent the second half with back-to-back boyfriends, and it was then that I realized there are a lot of things no one talks about when it comes to…

Is Dating Triggering Your Anxiety? How To Fight Through It And Find Love

ByGigi Engle
Welcome to the Ex Games: a content series about love lost. Whether it's the realization things need to end, the act of rejection, the reality of being single, or the resurrection that is moving on, the Ex Games has every stage of a breakup…

How To Deal With The Stress And Chaos Of A Protest When You Have Social Anxiety

ByAlexandra Strickler
A few years ago, you may have genuinely felt alarmed strolling past an organized protest on your way to work. But now, given the highly turbulent political climate in our country, large-scale protests are happening much more frequently. In an…

What It’s Like To Date When You Have Anxiety

BySean Abrams
Anxiety can be a straight up crippling condition to live with. You're forced to deal with constant waves of panic and unease, potentially leaving you with a racing heart, fear and feelings of helplessness. It's overwhelming, frightening, and could…

How To Handle Going On A Date If You Have Social Anxiety

ByTheresa Massony
You often hear people joke about having anxiety in stressful situations, and you may even hear people who've actually been diagnosed with anxiety joking about it as well to deflect the stress with humor. But what a majority of people may not realize…

Chris Gethard Opens Up About Being A Stand-Up Comedian With Anxiety

ByDylan Kickham
Chris Gethard's new HBO comedy special "Career Suicide" doesn't exactly sound like a laugh riot on paper. The comedian details his history with anxiety and depression in graphic and grim detail but somehow manages to keep you laughing throughout his…