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Anxiety

Own Your Feelings

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Did you know that we all experience 10 to 15 emotions every day?  If you have noticed this about yourself it means you are human, not overly emotional or too sensitive.  Be [...]

Why Worry?

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We all worry.  Some of us more than others.  Some of us believe that if we worry it will keep the bad things from happening.  I secretly believe that if I worry I will [...]

Emotional Triggers

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An emotional trigger is something that provokes a strong emotional reaction.  A trigger can be something small like a sound, smell, taste, touch, or just a glimpse of an [...]

What To Do When Having A Panic Attack!

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As a therapist I am asked daily what to do about panic attacks.  Here are some ideas to help you cope. First acknowledge your having a panic attack.  In other words this is [...]

My Shades Are Open

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My shades and curtains are wide open and I suggest you open yours too.  It is a cold, snowy, grey day out there.  It seems void of light.  The truth is there is a little [...]

5 Things To Spend Your Money On

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What are you spending your money on to help you feel better and cope with your anxiety, depression, and stress.  Be honest.  How much money are you devoting to alcohol, [...]

Live In The Moment

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Most of the anxiety we suffer is from worrying about the future.  Most of the depression we suffer is from thinking about the past.  To bring down your stress levels, [...]

Go Outside

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I tell clients to go outside and walk when they are suffering from anxiety or depression.  The exercise from the walking is a great mood booster.  But even just sitting [...]

When You’re Overwhelmed …

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When you are overwhelmed by projects, housework, or a huge to-do-list:  Make a plan.  Sit down and make a list that includes everything that needs done.  Break each item [...]