4 Healthy Ways To Help Curb Anxiety & Improve Mental Health

Anxiety is something that many people deal with every single day, and it can be a crippling vice to your overall mental health. It is estimated that nearly 20% of the U.S. population is confronted with an anxiety disorder each year, and those numbers have continued to rise higher and higher as we’ve had to deal with the COVID pandemic for the last two-plus years.

Unfortunately, many people tend to respond to “this is just normal life” when it comes to their anxiety, and refuse to make changes to improve their mental health. Thankfully, though, there are a few small tweaks that you can make in your life right now that can help with anxiety and boost your overall mental health.

4 Ways To Help Treat Anxiety In Your Life

  1. Eat Better and Get Your Nutrients – Doctors are quick to write a prescription for anti-anxiety and antidepressant medications. Yet, the number of people reporting anxiety and depression is at an all-time high. Why is that? Because we’re not a very healthy population. People aren’t eating their fruits and vegetables, and almost one in three are deficient in at least one vitamin.

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Autumn’s Effect On Sleep, Anxiety, Depression, & Health

The skyline of burnt orange, rich gold, and rustic red make the trees resemble a chalk drawing that’s so exquisite that you’re afraid to touch it for fear of smudging the image. The pumpkins adorn the thresholds, and the smell of sweet cinnamon is second only to the sights of people sipping apple cider, sitting around the bonfire, and cheering under the Friday night lights. It’s autumn, and your cozy sweaters are ready to report for duty.

The above description of autumn is nostalgic;

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Teens, Stress, & Anxiety – Turning a Mess into a Masterpiece

Their cries are silent but visible.

According to a 2017 National Institute of Mental Health report, an anxiety disorder is present in 38% of female teens and 26.1% of male teens. Experienced infrequently, anxiety is a normal response to stress. The concern arises when feelings of anxiety occur more often than not throughout a six-month period. Psychologists refer to this as chronic stress. The constant presence of anxiety in teens alters the emotional and physical framework in which they previously thrived. Anxiety affects teens emotionally (irritability,

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Lifestyle Strategies to Help Youth with Anxiety

Being a teenager means experiencing a wide range of physical, emotional and social changes, which can often make them vulnerable to anxiety. If you have a teen in your life who has experienced anxiety, you know how hard it can be to help them.

It is useful to acknowledge that anxiety is a perfectly normal reaction to stress. 

Anxiety lets us know when we’re in danger, or when something important is happening so we can perform at our best. It can help youth deal with overwhelming situations like exams,

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This diet may reduce anxiety, distress & depression

In June 2019, the peer-review journal Nutritional Neuroscience published a study by researchers in Canada and Iran that shows a connection between diet and mental health.

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Yet another reason to not drink soft drinks.

In 2017, researchers in China recruited over 8,000 university students in a study exploring links between soft drink consumption and mental health. They published the results of that study earlier this month in the peer-reviewed journal Public Health Nutrition.

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Mediterranean diet connected to lower depression risk

In March 2019, researchers in Canada and Iran published a study in the Qom University of Medical Sciences Journal, showing a connection between what we eat and our mental health.

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5 dietary habits connected to depression and anxiety

in February 2019, researchers in Korea published a study in the Journal of Nutrition and Health, showing a connection between diet and mental health.

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3 diets that may reduce depression

In January 2019, researchers in Iran published a study in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, showing a connection between diet and mental health.

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B vitamins may be connected to depression and anxiety

In January 2019, researchers in Ireland and the UK published a study in Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, showing a connection between B vitamin levels and mental health in older adults.

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