Posts Tagged "anxiety"

Resolving the Traumas of Life

Posted by on Feb 6, 2014 in PathwaysVoice - Blog | 0 comments

Original article by Stephanie Levitt, MA, LPC, NCC [Published in AZ Net News Oct/Nov 2013 and online at  Natural Healing News] Trauma is everywhere.  We bear witness to it on our TV screens as we see the aftermath of a horrendous school shooting and worry about the safety of our own children. We hear stories about wars, people being killed, raped, and tortured. We have friends or family who are in abusive relationships. Then there is the trauma that we may have endured in our childhood or past. Most of us have experienced it in some form, whether we identify it as such or not. Some people have had “big” traumas in their lives that continue to affect them. Others have...

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Social Media and its Contribution to Depression and Anxiety

Posted by on Dec 1, 2013 in PathwaysVoice - Blog | 0 comments

With over 400 million people using social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, MySpace and more, depression and anxiety appear to be on the rise. Is this a coincidence? In what some term as “Facebook Envy”, this seemingly harmless way to communicate with friends and family has demonstrated its effects on the self-esteem of many individuals. The Effects of Facebook Envy Facebook Envy is a phenomenon that is perhaps more apt to strike the young, but it also has effects across all age groups. That our human nature causes us to compare ourselves to others, how we are perceived on social media sites can have an effect on our self-esteem. There are some who may need...

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