All posts tagged "anxiety"

  • Let’s End the Stigma Surrounding Mental Health

    There is no shame in having a mental illness. Approximately one in five adults in the U.S. (43.8 million, or 18.5 percent) experiences a mental health condition. In the past year, only 41 percent have received treatment,...

    • Posted September 4, 2018
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  • Why I can’t just ‘calm down’

    “You’re being ridiculous.” “I don’t understand why you’re so upset.” “Why can’t you just calm down?” These are just few phrases and questions I have heard because of my anxiety disorder. It’s not fake. It’s not me...

    • Posted February 23, 2016
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  • Attacked by anxiety

    Your palms sweat, your heart pounds and your throat tightens. You’re feeling anxious, but why? Maybe it’s because midterms are approaching or you’re traveling alone to a foreign place for spring break. These are normal reasons to...

    • Posted March 3, 2015
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  • The invisible illness

    It is considered an epidemic among college students. One in four students are affected by it during his or her college career. It is the No. 1 reason students drop out of college. It, is depression. Depression...

    • Posted February 4, 2015
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