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Coping with High Functioning Anxiety Characteristics

If you have high functioning anxiety, you may function well on the outside while internally you feel intense anxiety that others may not detect. High functioning anxiety is not a medical diagnosis, but it can still be serious for anybody who experiences it.


How Partners Can Live in the Same, but Different, Relationship

Each of us has faced issues of being both independent and connected to people in our lives. For example, when we are experiencing stress, we realize that if we are not careful, our stress will affect the other people in our lives.


What to know about pathological anxiety

Anxiety can be intense and persistent that it becomes a disabling condition for some people. When feelings of anxiety become overwhelming and extreme, it can mean an individual is experiencing pathological anxiety..


How to Raise Resilient Kids

Raising kids who are happy, strong, and able to navigate the challenges of life successfully is a universal parenting goal. Another term for this goal is raising resilient kids. What does it mean to be “resilient”? This term has been all over the news and popular media as a parenting goal. Simply put, resilience is the ability to recover from or adjust easily to stress, challenges, or unexpected situations.


A Better Way for Couples to Connect

Many people have only heard the term “collaborative communication” used in the context of company culture and teamwork. It’s basically defined as a method of exchanging information that helps people work toward a common goal. Yet, it’s not just businesses that reap the rewards of this type of relating.


What Is Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)?

Worrying is a part of life. It's natural to worry about the stressful things in our lives. But what happens when that worry becomes invasive and persistent? For people with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), worrying can take over their lives, becoming excessive and exaggerated.


What Is 'High-Functioning' Depression?

Depression is a mental health condition that affects one in six people at some point during their lifetime.1 It can take many different shapes and forms, and affect people in different ways. 


Three Styles of Teen Communication: Openness, Secrets, and Lies

Being a teenager today seems more complicated than ever. Teenagers have always faced the struggle between autonomy and dependence, privacy and access, while they seek to forge an independent identity and set a course for the future. Growing up ain't easy... as parents may recall.