Anxiety is characterized by feelings of fear or apprehension, worry, overwhelm, insecurity, restlessness, irritation, distraction, nervousness, and physical changes like increased heart rate or blood pressure. While anxiety is a normal reaction to experiences that cause tension or pressure, or to anticipated events, it can become a debilitating condition when it is persistent, recurring, intense, or chronic, and when it does not arise as a proportional response to a real-life stressor. It can also be a profound teacher.

If you or someone you know is in immediate need of support, please seek professional help. If you are in crisis, here are some immediate free resources.


11 Risk Factors that Destroy Your Brain | Dr. Daniel Amen on Health Theory

Dr. Daniel Amen is a double board certified psychiatrist and nine-time New York Times bestselling author. He sits down with Tom Bilyeu to talk about how to deal with negative thoughts, keeping your brain healthy, and assessing your brain type.


Gray Area Drinking | Jolene Park | TEDxCrestmoorParkWomen

In this engaging talk, Jolene Park shares her experience of gray area drinking—the kind of drinking where there’s no rock bottom, but you drink as a way to manage anxiety and then regret how much and how often you drink.


Psycho-Nutrition & Orthomolecular Medicine - Gary Johnston, on Mental Health, Anxiety, Depression,

This interview with Gary Johnston is an introduction to the science of nutrition for the mind and nervous system and an overview of what happens when the system starts to fail. Essential viewing for anyone with anxiety, depression of the more aggressive mental disorders.