How to Deal with Anxiety in Just 3 Breaths

You're reading How to Deal with Anxiety in Just 3 Breaths, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Anxiety is a common daily struggle for many. With constant work stress along with competition and comparison fueled by social media, anxiety has become somewhat of a social “norm” in our modern society. In the United States alone, anxiety affects approximately 40 million adults betwee...
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Believe me, I'm not a "Pollyanna" who always sees the glass half full, but I have learned how to visualize what I want and know that somehow, someway, I'm going to get it. I guess I'd put that in the category of positive thinking. Here is an article about positive thinking and how it may help you conceive (and how negative emotions may be keeping you from your goal):From the articleA study published in the Italian fertility journal, Minerva Ginecologica, suggests that emotional ...
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Family of incapacitated woman who was raped blames Arizona

PHOENIX (AP) — The parents of an incapacitated woman who was raped and later gave birth at a Phoenix long-term care center alleges in a $45 million legal claim that the facility and state broke their promise to have only female caregivers tend to their daughter. A nurse charged with sexually assaulting the 30-year-old patient […]
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Embedding child psychiatric care in urban clinic improves access and treatment

A novel method of embedding child psychiatric care in an urban pediatrics clinic was found to be feasible and a promising way to increase access to and engagement in psychiatric care among a primarily Latino population, according to new study from Boston Medical Center researchers.
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Children's Tumor Foundation establishes significant research initiative to combat NF2

On the occasion of World NF2 Awareness Day, the Children's Tumor Foundation has announced the establishment of a significant research initiative dedicated to finding effective treatments for NF2, along with a substantial investment of $2.3 million in this bold new effort.
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Study examines effect of sleep quality on peptic ulcer recurrence in older adults

Poor sleep quality and peptic ulcer disease (PUD, a condition when sores known as ulcers develop on the lining of your stomach or in the first part of your small intestine) are both major public health problems that affect the physical and psychological wellbeing of older adults.
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Parental opioid use doubles the risk of suicide attempts by their children

The suicide rate among young people in the U.S. has risen dramatically in the past 15 years. Over the same time period, opioid use and abuse in adults also has increased considerably.
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Sen. Alexander releases bipartisan plan to lower health costs, end surprise bills

In a year already marked by a wide variety of congressional health care legislation, Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.), the chair and ranking Democrat of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, on Thursday released the details of a plan they hope can help bring down health costs and eliminate surprise medical bills for patients.
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Nerve stimulation therapy could help patients with the most common type of stroke

Research led by a UCLA scientist found that a new nerve stimulation therapy to increase blood flow could help patients with the most common type of stroke up to 24 hours after onset.
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Balls Removed from Boy’s Bladder After Inserting Them into Penis

A 13-year-old China boy who inserted small magnetic beads into his penis “out of curiosity” had to undergo surgery to have them removed, bound to make critics skeptical of his motive. The incident occurred in China’s Xi’an, where the boy somehow forcibly shoved twenty-nine magnetic beads (buckyballs) up his urethra – after suffering for three […]
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Daily reading with toddlers linked to less harsh parenting

People who regularly read with their toddlers are less likely to engage in harsh parenting and the children are less likely to be hyperactive or disruptive, a Rutgers-led study finds.
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Study finds greater risk of heart failure, stroke among occupants in motor vehicle accidents

New research has shown that in older adults (65 and older), being an occupant in an automobile during a motor vehicle accident may lead to heart failure or stroke, as compared to pedestrians who are involved in motor vehicle accidents.
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E-cigarette use on the rise among cancer patients and cancer survivors

E-cigarette use is climbing among cancer patients and cancer survivors, according to a new study by a UT Southwestern Medical Center oncologist.
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ Is ‘Medicare for All’ losing steam?

A second House committee this week held a hearing on proposals for a single-payer health system, such as “Medicare for All,” featuring experts from the Congressional Budget Office.
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Officials fighting U.S. measles outbreaks threaten to use rare air-travel ban

Health officials in five states have warned people believed to be infected with measles and planning to travel that a federal regulation could prevent them from boarding planes. All eight individuals agreed to cancel their flights after learning the government could place them on the “do not board list” managed by the Centers for Disease […]
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15 Products That Will Banish Your Breakouts This Summer

Summer comes with a lot of fun ways to experiment with your beauty look: it's a time when festival hair and colorful makeup reign supreme. Unfortunately, the warmer weather can also lead to excess sweating - and some serious breakouts on your face and body. Luckily, there are ways to combat it. If you have oily skin, you can pick a lighter gel moisturizer. Or if you're prone to body breakouts, you can keep a salicylic acid spray in your bag to battle sweat-induced zits. Ahead, check out the pr...
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MRI safety in breast cancer screening

The numbers are scary: The average woman has a 12 percent risk of developing breast cancer at some point in her life. For women with certain genetic mutations or risk factors, lifetime risk can climb to 85 percent. Even more terrifying than the numbers, however, are the rumors; rumors that the contrast dye used in […] Find jobs at Careers by Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Helping teenagers to be safe while driving

A tragic trio of inexperience, strong emotions and distractions combines to make vehicle crashes the leading cause of death and disability among American teenagers.
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A physician suggests how to improve Medicare

This is a brief explanation of Medicare from a physician’s perspective, as well as my thoughts on how Congress could make adjustments that would bring us closer to universal care and provide the private market the freedom to improve health care outcomes. Medicare is a national health insurance program that provides health insurance for Americans […] Find jobs at Careers by Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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EU-funded project works to better understand human and parasite interactions

Whipworms are parasitic roundworms that live preferentially in the human cecum, the blind pouch at the beginning of the large intestine. They tunnel through epithelial cells and cause inflammation, potentially resulting in trichuriasis, an infection similar to colitis.
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Study reveals hidden changes that happen to female heart during perimenopause

It's known the female heart changes after menopause, but a new University of Guelph study is the first to reveal hidden changes that are happening during perimenopause- the stage before menopause sets in.
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Women experiencing minor stroke are less likely to be diagnosed than men

Women experiencing a minor stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) are less likely to be diagnosed with a stroke compared to men -- even though they describe similar symptoms in emergency departments.
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GOP, Dems team up to address ‘surprise medical bills’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior Republican and Democratic senators are proposing legislation to address the problem of surprise medical bills. Those are the shockingly high charges insured patients can get hit with when a hospital or doctor is not in their insurers’ network. The proposal Thursday from Sens. Lamar Alexander, a Tennessee Republican, and Patty Murray, […]
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A Childhood Sign Of Good Mental Health (M)

Children brought up like this tend to be happier as adults. → Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month. Enables access to articles marked (M) and removes ads. → Explore PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: Accept Yourself: How to feel a profound sense of warmth and self-compassion The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do
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ESSA’s position statement on exercise guidelines for people with cancer

A decade-old treatment recommendation for people with cancer to take a "slowly slowly" approach to exercise has been replaced with new guidelines recommending a personalized exercise program including high-intensity workouts to achieve the best treatment outcome.
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The Personality Traits Linked To High IQ

A major personality trait associated with high intelligence. → Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month. Enables access to articles marked (M) and removes ads. → Explore PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: Accept Yourself: How to feel a profound sense of warmth and self-compassion The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do
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Amazon Is Getting Closer to Building a Wearable That Knows When You're Depressed

It looks like Amazon is working on a new Alexa-powered gadget that can listen to you and decide how you feel, and make recommendations based on your human emotions. Citing internal documents and an unnamed source, Bloomberg that the company has designed a device that you wear like a wristwatch and beta testing…Read more...
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US sanctions Argentina-based online pharmacy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States on Thursday designated the Argentina-based online pharmacy Goldpharma and eight Argentine citizens as significant foreign narcotics traffickers. The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control said in a news release that Goldpharma sells illicit opioids to customers located in the United States through its nine entities located […]
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PM2.5 exposure before and after birth associated with reduction in fundamental cognitive abilities

A growing body of research suggests that exposure to air pollution in the earliest stages of life is associated with negative effects on cognitive abilities.
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Experimental noninvasive tool assesses efficacy of stem cell transplantation

Stem-cell based therapies to strengthen the heart muscle and treat other diseases are beginning to show promise in human clinical trials.
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