40 Articles by Quentin Vennie

Quentin Vennie

The Savasana-Euphoria Connection You Need To Know About

Some say it’s the most difficult pose, precisely because you’re not supposed to move at all. It’s all about the gap between what you did during the...

Quentin Vennie
June 2 2017

The One Diet That Eased My Anxiety (When Nothing Else Worked)

Quentin Vinnie went from a crippling anxiety disorder to a thriving life. Here's how.

Quentin Vennie
May 30 2017

How I Eat To Manage My Anxiety

As someone who has battled anxiety for more than 15 years, I have firsthand experience of how debilitating and life-altering it can be. I was...

Quentin Vennie
January 30 2016

What It's Really Like To Live With Severe Anxiety (From Someone Who's Been There)

While my friends and family enjoyed life’s simplest pleasures, I spent years frequently burdened by fear, hesitation, and uncertainty. My reservations...

Quentin Vennie
January 8 2016

I’m A Man + I Suffered Silently From Body Image Issues For Years

It was a sunny Wednesday afternoon at the start of summer. I was an otherwise healthy 26-year-old, and I was lying on the sidewalk, on the phone with...

Quentin Vennie
December 11 2015

My Anxiety Is Never Going Away — Here's Why It Keeps Me Healthy

I had my first anxiety attack at the age of 14. Over the next 12 years, we had what I would call an "on-again, off-again" relationship.

Quentin Vennie
November 15 2015

5 Lessons To Bring You Strength & Resilience

Baltimore is an incredible city filled with beautiful architecture and deep cultural history. However, a community of deprivation and adversity lies...

Quentin Vennie
October 12 2015

The Lifestyle Choices That Helped Me Learn To Accept Myself

I was raised in Baltimore, an only child in a single parent household. My father struggled with drug addiction and an ever-evolving arrest record, and...

Quentin Vennie
September 1 2015

I Had Debilitating Anxiety & Panic Attacks. Here's How They Helped Me Grow

A few years ago, I was a successful personal trainer, I was in great shape, and I had just welcomed a newborn son. Over the span of 18 months,...

Quentin Vennie
June 24 2015

10 Lifestyle Choices That Have Eased My Anxiety

After being diagnosed with generalized anxiety and panic disorder a few years ago, my life became a roller coaster ride filled with drug-induced highs...

Quentin Vennie
May 12 2015

11 Lifestyle Factors That Could Be Making You Anxious

In my coaching practice, I work with people who have difficulty managing their stress and anxiety. They find comfort in my experience and the fact...

Quentin Vennie
April 10 2015

Like The Way You Look? Cool. If Not, Read This

As a former anxiety sufferer and recovering addict, I am all too familiar with the pressures we put on ourselves to look a certain way. I've struggled...

Quentin Vennie
March 26 2015

5 Things To Remember If You're An Anxious Person

I'm sure we've all experienced some form of anxiety at some point in our lives. Whether it was right before a big presentation or while waiting to see...

Quentin Vennie
March 2 2015

Real Men Meditate: 3 Reasons Why You Should, Too

As a man born into American culture, you would think I'd know a thing or two about preventative healthcare. But there was a time when I rarely visited...

Quentin Vennie
February 6 2015

5 Basic Inversions To Ease Stress & Anxiety

For most of us, finding the balance between responsibility, recreation and restoration can be pretty difficult.

Quentin Vennie
January 27 2015

3 Signs Your Relationships Are Making You Anxious & Unhappy

It's finally 2015, which means that New Year's Resolutions are now in full swing. People are focused on putting their plans into action. They're...

Quentin Vennie
January 13 2015

3 Common Myths About Overcoming Anxiety

As a longtime anxiety sufferer, I've experienced quite a few hardships along the road to health and healing.

Quentin Vennie
December 16 2014

5 Yoga Poses To Help Alleviate Anxiety

Anxiety can be a bit of a hassle. Whether you suffer from a generalized or acute anxiety disorder, it can create feelings of limited control, low self...

Quentin Vennie
November 29 2014

3 Habits That Keep You Anxious & Unhappy

In a world filled with quick fixes and simple solutions, it's easy to get accustomed to the commonality of just "getting by."

Quentin Vennie
November 11 2014

5 Things I Remind Myself Daily To Live My Best Life

I've had my share of struggles. I've suffered with anxiety and depression since I was 14, witnessed my father battle addiction and watched my mother...

Quentin Vennie
October 15 2014