Being bullied in school seems to have long term effects as teens become adults. being bullied can look similar to PTSD. Read more here:
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Here are some great suggestions to better manage those anxious times in life.
You do not need to know the root cause of your anxiety while you are in the height of experiencing it. Trying to ” figure it out” actually increases your anxious feelings. Instead try to decrease your symptoms and try to figure it out later when you are calmer. These tips let your nervous system calm down and let you get in control of your life. For example: get into your body in this moment. Feel your feet on the floor. Shift the weight on your feet and notice the difference the sensation in each part of your foot;sole, top of foot, toes, heel…Then move your attention up to your ankles, your shins, your calves and continue to the top of your head. notice from the inside of your body.
I am big believer in writing in a journal. When you actually hand write out your thoughts and feelings your brain is better able to process what you are writing.
This article supports the power of hand writing. Students who take notes gy hand outperform students who type. http://www.wsj.com/articles/can-handwriting-make-you-smarter-1459784659
So grab a journal and do some writing about what is on your mind!
Free on line assessments for Veterans and their families facing issues such as depression , PTSD or alcohol abuse. Military Pathways at www.steptohealing.org
World Health Organization releases protocol for providing care for trauma by using EMDR and CBT.
Read more at http://thejetnewspaper.com/2013/08/08/who-releases-guidance-on-mental-health-care-after-trauma/
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