College Student Speaks Up about Driving Anxiety

by Kay Marcotte August 19, 2012

Driving anxiety affects people from all backgrounds. A young lady in college writes about her personal experience with driving anxiety. She discusses social support, motivation, and professional treatment used for people who are fearful of driving. Read about her struggle with driving anxiety and how she proactively learns to deal with it.
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Basic Strategies for Dealing with Driving Fear

by Kay Marcotte August 19, 2012

Driving anxiety and fear can hinder you from living a free and independent life. It's difficult to function in today's society if you don't have the ability to get behind the wheel. Limited mobility is a problem faced by many people, but able-bodied adults who are too afraid to drive tend to feel guilty about it. Learn how you can motivate yourself to get better.
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Anxiety Mounts in the Wake of Recent Tragedies

by Kay Marcotte August 18, 2012

People around the country were shocked and horrified by the unexpected attack during a showing of The Dark Knight Rises. The subsequent unprovoked shooting at a religious building has only increased worry and anxiety in the general population. If you're having trouble dealing with your fear and grief, come read about ways you can cope.
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Driving Anxiety: Taking a Driving Exam

by Kay Marcotte August 16, 2012

Driving anxiety isn't always confined to regular driving situations. Some people find taking a driving test to be more anxiety-provoking than driving in general. There are techniques for drivers who feel nervous on the highway and under similar circumstances. But what is recommended for people who are really just afraid of driving assessment?
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Treating Driving Fear with Exposure Therapy

by Kay Marcotte August 14, 2012

Is driving phobia starting to make you feel like you'll never lead a normal life? If so, you may want to explore professional treatment options. Exposure therapy is a type of treatment which can teach you to face your fear of driving and eventually move past it. Learn what exposure therapy is and how it can change your life if you give it a chance.
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Massage Relieves Symptoms of Anxiety, Depression

by Kay Marcotte August 13, 2012

Getting a massage is a relaxing and effective way to temporarily relieve stress. A massage increases blood flow to various parts of the body and releases tension in the muscles. Some people consider a massage an indulgence or a special treat, but it can have a number of benefits on your body and on your mind.
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