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.

Breathwork Detox: How to Thrive in the Age of Anxiety

Breathwork is the new yoga; it's meditation for people who don't like to meditate, the overthinkers and impatient ones who don't want to wait for results.

The Anxiety First Aid Kit: Quick Tools for Extreme, Uncertain Times

A quick-relief guide for calming anxiety and stress right now—during the COVID-19 pandemic If you’re feeling unprecedented levels of stress and anxiety right now, please know that you aren’t alone.

The Mindful Way Workbook: An 8-Week Program to Free Yourself from Depression and Emotional Distress

Imagine an 8-week program that can help you overcome depression, anxiety, and stress—by simply learning new ways to respond to your own thoughts and feelings.

Healing Back Pain: The Mind-Body Connection

Dr. John E. Sarno's groundbreaking research on TMS (Tension Myoneural Syndrome) reveals how stress and other psychological factors can cause back pain-and how you can be pain free without drugs, exercise, or surgery. Dr.

Self-Talk for Stress, Anxiety and Depression

“Self-Talk for Stress, Anxiety and Depression” will help you get rid of the negative self-talk and programming that are the cause of most stress and anxiety. Along with the helpful tools it offers, this easy-to-read book is also immediately uplifting and calming—even when you’re reading it.

Take Back Your Mind: Buddhist Advice for Anxious Times

If you are reading this, than you’re likely plagued with anxiety. The good news is that you don’t have to be. You can live a life without so much anxiety and stress. You can train the mind to feel contentment, peace and joy—even in the midst of difficult circumstances.

The CBT Toolbox: A Workbook for Clients and Clinicians

Theoretically sound, yet practical and easy-to-use, The CBT Toolbox guides you through evidence-based exercises to help navigate the road to recovery.

EMDR: The Breakthrough Therapy for Overcoming Anxiety, Stress, and Trauma

Hailed as the most important method to emerge in psychotherapy in decades, EMDR has successfully treated psychological problems and illnesses in more than one million sufferers worldwide, with a rapidity that defies belief.

The Mood Cure: The 4-Step Program to Take Charge of Your Emotions—Today

Are you a part of the bad mood epidemic? Here are the answers you’ve been looking for! Julia Ross’s plan provides a natural cure for your mood.

Treating Depression Naturally: How Flower Essences Can Help Rebalance Your Life

Feelings of depression are as unique as you are. Whether you find yourself overcome by the strain of day-to-day life, experience extreme anxiety, or are dealing with a loss or other traumatic life change, flower essences can effectively help you to manage and overcome depressive thoughts.