A look into active meditation.

Do you believe that meditation is very beneficial to your mental/emotional health, but find it difficult to sit still? I sure do.  I am super active and get bored easily by staying still in one place for too long. For instance, I cannot sunbathe for hours straight. I find it boring. Usually, I can be found either swimming in the […]

The truth about social anxiety?

What does the term “social anxiety” really mean? Why do we experience it? What can we do to reduce the symptoms of it?  To define the term “social anxiety”, let’s look at different situations that cause this form of anxiety.  Situation 1. Formal public speaking. It can be a presentation for work or performing on a stage. Situation 2. Informal […]

Why do we have anxiety and how to cope with it?

Anxiety is the most common mental health issue in the world. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, it affects around 18% of the whole U.S adult population or 40 million people. Crazy right?  As mentioned previously, anxiety symptoms affect us all at some point in our lives, but they usually disappear when the source of our anxiety […]