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Monday, May 21, 2018

Relationships: Anxiety Reduction Techniques

By Barton Goldsmith, McClatchy-Tribune News Service When you are feeling anxious, there are a number of things you can do to decrease the tension and get back to life as you know it. Remember that you can feel panic even if the source of your anxiety is not immediately present, because sometimes stress just floats out […]

June 18, 2014

Judge Orders Oscar Pistorius To Undergo Psychiatric Evaluation

By Robyn Dixon, Los Angeles Times JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — The judge in the murder trial of South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius on Wednesday ordered the athlete to undergo a comprehensive mental health assessment by a panel of psychiatrists, after an allegation he suffered from an anxiety disorder. Pistorius stood as Judge Thokozile Masipa handed down […]

May 14, 2014

Meditation Offers Slight Relief From Anxiety

Washington (AFP) – Meditation may help ease anxiety and depression in certain patients, and in some cases the practice may be as effective as taking anti-depressant medications, said a study Monday. However, a review of scientific literature on mindfulness meditation published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that the effects of meditation […]

January 8, 2014

Can Obama Calm Democratic Panic?

WASHINGTON — With apologies to Winston Churchill: The talk in the political class is that this is the beginning of the end of the Obama administration, while the talk in the Obama administration is that this is the end of the beginning. Which will it be? Last week was not exactly what President Obama hoped […]

September 19, 2011