“All of us at anxietycentre.com have experienced debilitating anxiety. But we’ve also overcome it and returned to normal and lasting health. Because we know the hardship anxiety unwellness can cause, we are committed to helping others, with over 30 years of service.” - Jim Folk, President, anxietycentre.com

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Discuss Religion, Spirituality When Treating Mental Illness And Suicide research recommends

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Just Knowing You Are Supported Can Help You Cope With Uncertainty

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15 Ways You Can Help Someone With Anxiety Disorder

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Anxiety disorder can have a profound negative impact on those who experience it. It can also have a negative impact on loved ones and colleagues – people who are close to and/or work with someone who is experiencing anxiety disorder – such as a spouse, mate, partner, children, boy or girl friend, parents, grandparents, in-laws, relatives, friends, co-workers, and so on. Here are 15 ways to help someone with anxiety disorder.

Anxiety Disorder: So Much More Than Just Being Anxious

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Anxiety disorder sufferers know all too well the devastation anxiety disorder can cause. Many anxiety disorder sufferers suffer in silence with those around them often having little idea about the depth of their suffering. But, anxiety can cause major problems. Learn why anxiety disorder is so much more than just being anxious.

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Ear Popping; Ear Pressure - anxiety symptoms

Ear Popping; Ear Pressure - anxiety symptoms
Anxiety disorder can produce a wide range of symptoms, including ear popping and ear pressure symptoms. You can learn more about their common descriptions, why anxiety can cause ear symptoms, and how you can get rid of them.

Meditation - A “Silver Bullet” Strategy For Anxiety Disorder

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Right from the outset, we’ve been proponents of using meditation/deep relaxation to help overcome a struggle with anxiety disorder and its symptoms. Consequently, we’ve extolled its virtues time and time again to our Recovery Support members and therapy clients. While we saw the benefits of regular deep relaxation personally and professionally, research to that effect was scant.

Anxiety, Pain, and Chronic Pain

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Play the clip below for Jim Folk's message about anxiety. Jim Folk is the president of anxietycentre.com.

NOTE: The above video was recorded in 2008, so Jim has been recovered for over 27 years rather than 21 as he mentions in the video.

All of us at anxietycentre.com have successfully overcome anxiety disorders. We continue to live normal lives because we learned HOW.

For example, I (Jim Folk) suffered with intensely debilitating anxiety (including intense and persistent panic attacks) for 12 years (from 1974 to 1986). But after discovering how to successfully address problematic anxiety, I recovered in 1987 and continue to live with normal health (over 27 years).

(Click here for more information about my personal struggle with anxiety.)

Because of our own struggles, we are committed to helping others so that they can regain their normal and healthy lives, as we have.

We do this by:

  1. Providing the most up-to-date anxiety information, help, and support in the members area of our website.
  2. Offering personalized assistance to those who prefer to have step-by-step help with their recovery via Personal Coaching/Counseling/Therapy.

While anxiety disorder recovery is attainable, there aren’t any “quick fix,” “miracle cures,” or “secret remedies.” Anxiety recovery requires accessing the right information, help, and support. Then, applying the right tools to bring about results. Anyone can do it when they know how and have the proper support.[1]

Sadly, many people try a wide assortment of herbs, remedies, vitamins, and secret formulas in hopes of finding lasting relief. Unfortunately, these options generally don’t provide satisfactory or lasting relief. So many people continue to flip flop between hope and despair, feeling better and feeling worse...for years. This is a common struggle for many with anxiety disorder.

But, success can be attained.[1] We know what it takes to overcome problematic anxiety because we've done it ourselves. And since we’ve done it ourselves, we know the struggles and challenges. But we also know how to succeed.[2]

We encourage you: Don’t suffer needlessly. There's a lot you can do to successfully address problematic anxiety, as we have.[1] We’d like to help you do that.

For more information about anxiety counseling/therapy or joining our Recovery Support area.

Anxietycentre.com can help you address anxiety, anxiety disorder, panic attacks, stress, fear, sleep disorders, and anxiety attacks!

The combination of good self-help information and working with an experienced anxiety disorder coach, counselor, or therapist is the most effective way to address anxiety disorder and its many symptoms. Until the core causes of anxiety are addressed - the underlying factors that motivate apprehensive behavior - a struggle with anxiety disorder can return again and again. Identifying and successfully addressing anxiety's underlying factors is the best way to overcome problematic anxiety.


For more information about our Anxiety Counseling option; our Available Anxiety Therapists; to Book An Appointment with one of our anxiety therapists; common Anxiety Signs and Symptoms; common Anxiety Attack Symptoms; the symptoms of panic attack disorder; anxiety Recovery Support area; information about Anxiety; and our Anxiety 101 section; or click on the appropriate link or graphic below:

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[1]DISCLAIMER: Because each body is somewhat chemically unique, and because each person will have a unique mix of symptoms and underlying factors, recovery results may vary. Variances can occur for many reasons, including due to the severity of the condition, the ability of the person to apply the recovery concepts, and the commitment to making behavioral change.

[2]”CBT can be recommended as a gold standard in the psychotherapeutic treatment of patients with anxiety disorders." - Otte, Christian. "Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Anxiety Disorders: Current State of the Evidence." Dialogues in Clinical Neuroscience. Les Laboratoires Servier, Dec. 2011. Web. 14 Sept. 2016.


Authors: Jim Folk, Marilyn Folk, BScN. Last updated September 3, 2018.

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