4 Ways to Observe National Stress Awareness Day 2019

4 Ways to Observe National Stress Awareness Day 2019 - Paradigm San Francisco

Did you know that the first Wednesday in November is National Stress Awareness Day? If you’re like most people, you’re probably pretty aware of when you’re experiencing stress, but you may not be aware of all of the effects that stress can have on you. Typically, people often react to stress in unhealthy ways, such as by overeating or drinking alcohol or using drugs to relieve the stress. Read More

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How to Help Gen Z Overcome Anxiety

Gen Z Anxiety | Paradigm San Francisco

More than previous generations, Generation Z reports feeling anxiety at a greater rate than some other common mental illnesses. There are a number of theories about why Gen Z is so anxious. They’re more isolated than previous generations, getting their social interaction through screens instead of in person. They’re under intense pressure to succeed academically. Many are entering or getting ready to enter a job field that contains a lot of closed doors for those who have college degrees but doesn’t pay enough to live on and pay off student loans for those who have a college degree. They’re worried about gun violence – particularly mass shootings in schools and other places where teens and young adults congregate. They’re living in a politically polarized time period and relations between various groups are often fraught. In short, they have a lot on their shoulders and their support networks are perhaps less than ideal. If you have a Gen Z teen, how can you help them overcome their anxiety? Take a look at some anxiety management tips for Generation Z. Read More

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Teen Anxiety Disorder Signs and Symptoms

Teen Anxiety Disorder Signs and Symptoms - Paradigm San Francisco

With approximately 18 percent of the population suffering from an anxiety disorder of some type, anxiety is one of the most common mental health conditions affecting teenagers and adults. Anxiety is not a disorder in and of itself; in fact, it’s helpful in many different situations. When it begins to affect daily life, however, it becomes a disorder and no longer a helpful occurrence. If you are concerned that your adolescent might have a teen anxiety disorder, read on to learn about what these disorders are and what the signs and symptoms are. You will also find out how to help your adolescent cope with this condition. Read More

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