Tag: anxiety

Herbs for Anxiety

When excess worry and fear get in the way of everyday life, anxiety becomes a problem. If left unchecked, it can be debilitating. Anxiety triggers the stress response, which floods the body with stress hormones that cause physical, emotional and mental changes. Repeated activation of the fight or flight response can take a hefty toll […]


We will each experience anxiety at some point; feeling anxious is a normal response in stressful or fearful situations and during times of upheaval and change. It can range from the nervous flutter of butterflies in the stomach to a full blown panic attack. Anxiety becomes problematic when it arises for no apparent reason and […]

What is the stress cycle?

Stress is a part of life. In a life-threatening situation the fight or flight response is appropriate. Any external or internal event, thought or emotion that gives rise to fear or discomfort, can trigger a stress response. We each have varying levels of stress we can comfortably tolerate. If we are habitually exposed to stressors, […]