Anxiety Related Content

Video: Your Most Popular Questions About Anxiety in Kids and Teens

All children and adolescents have, and experience, anxiety—it’s natural for all of us to have some anxiety. But when kids have a lot of anxiety, or don’t know ways to manage it, it can impact their education, their relationships, and their development. It can be tough for children to explain how...

Why You Put Things Off Until the Last Minute

It’s the end of your workday and you’re staring at the to-do list you made earlier. You have one project at the bottom of the list that you’ve been putting off. It’s already late—you still haven’t gotten to it. You tell yourself you’ll tackle the item tomorrow. You become increasingly frustrated...

Podcast: Helping Adolescents With Anxiety

Jenn talks to Dr. Jason Krompinger about how to help kids and adolescents who are struggling with anxiety. Jason provides tips for talking with teens about anxiety, provides insight into different forms of anxiety, and answers questions about addressing stigma around the most common mental health...

Podcast: Managing Anxiety and Stress in the Workplace and at Home

Jenn talks to Dr. Lisa Coyne about dealing with stress and anxiety at work, home, and everywhere in between. Lisa shares tips on how to lower anxiety and stress and provides guidance to empower us to feel in charge of our own lives and destinies. Lisa W. Coyne, PhD, is an assistant professor of...

Do You Know the Difference Between Panic and Anxiety?

We, as humans, need anxiety. Why? Anxiety is information. It tells us when we must freeze, flee, or fight and mobilizes our body to respond quickly, without thinking. Without anxiety, we would not be able to avoid real threats to our well-being. However, we also feel anxiety about imagined threats...

Video: Helping Adolescents With Anxiety

Anxiety is something we all have, but too much anxiety has the potential to impact every part of a young person’s life, including their physical health, emotional well-being, and social habits. When a teen is overly anxious, they can feel isolated and misunderstood—and may have a difficult time...

The Social Dilemma: Social Media and Your Mental Health

The social media platform Instagram made headlines last year for suppressing likes in an effort to curb the comparisons and hurt feelings associated with attaching popularity to sharing content. But do these efforts combat mental health issues, or are they simply applying a band-aid to a wound? It’s...

McLean’s Guide to Managing Mental Health Around the Holidays

Elvis once crooned about feeling blue at Christmas time—and we’re here to tell you: It’s perfectly normal to feel that way. There are a variety of reasons why your days may not be merry and bright around the holiday season. It can be the jam-packed social calendar, deadlines at work, the loss of a...

Podcast: Your Questions About Anxiety, Answered

Jenn talks to Dr. Lisa Coyne about the types of anxieties that folks are coping with. Lisa talks about the difference between healthy and unhealthy anxiety and provides insight on keeping stress and fear from having a stronghold on our lives. Lisa W. Coyne, PhD, is an assistant professor of...

Podcast: Turning the Page on Anxiety With Dr. Jill Stoddard

Jenn talks to Dr. Jill Stoddard about anxiety and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). Jill shares simple ways to address anxiety, identifies self-reflection questions to ask ourselves, and talks about how we can all be better at accepting anxiety and being mighty in our own way. Jill Stoddard...

Everything You Need To Know About Anxiety

When we think of “anxiety,” we tend to think about feeling stressed out. Actually, anxiety is our body’s reaction to a threat to our well-being. Without anxiety, we would not react when we are in danger, and we likely wouldn’t be alive today without it. However, anxiety can be so much more than...