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Picture anxiety as an onion. Like an onion, it possesses many layers, each one as pungent and stinging as the next one. Yet, as you continue to peel it, you’ll uncover that its core is less intense than its outer layers suggest. So, we invite you to peel your own onion and discover how much more resilient you really are.


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  • UNRAVELING THE STRESS RESPONSE
    UNRAVELING THE STRESS RESPONSE

    The stress response is orchestrated by the release of glucocorticoids, epinephrine, and norepinephrine. This hormonal cascade forms the backbone of the body’s preparation for stress, but it also involves the suppression of other hormones related to reproduction, digestion, tissue repair, and growth. Beyond the fight or flight reaction, the endocrine stress response includes slower-acting hormones…

  • THE PHYSIOLOGICAL IMPACT OF CHRONIC WORRY ON HEART RATE PATTERNS
    THE PHYSIOLOGICAL IMPACT OF CHRONIC WORRY ON HEART RATE PATTERNS

    Anticipation of threat, a central element in the experience of worry, triggers either the “fight or flight” response or the freezing reaction. This intricate interplay of defense mechanisms is crucial in understanding how chronic worry affects the body. The prolonged nature of worry leads to a persistent release of stress hormones within the body. This…

  • DOES TEST ANXIETY AFFECT ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE?
    DOES TEST ANXIETY AFFECT ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE?

    Test anxiety is a pervasive issue affecting students, influencing their cognitive and emotional responses during examination periods. Akram and Mahmood (2010) characterize test anxiety as a form of self-preoccupation linked to low self-esteem, resulting in negative cognitive evaluations, lack of concentration, unpleasant physiological reactions, and ultimately, reduced proficiency in test performance. Factors Contributing to Test…


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