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Comprehensive Guide To All Things Anxiety

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The Basics of Anxiety What is anxiety?  Honestly, this word gets thrown around a lot. Anxiety is a medical diagnosis with established diagnostic criteria.  What are the 6 main symptoms of anxiety? Being especially alert, restless, feeling overwhelmed without a clear reason, or on edge Difficulting concentrating, feeling your mind is blank or too full to pick a thought Altering...[ read more ]

Connecting to Conscious Communication

You’re in conflict and you’re stuck in fight or flight. Your body and brain are hyper focused on being heard, so you passive aggressively express your needs using language that removes personal integrity. “You made me feel this way.” “You should do this instead.” We run ourselves and our loved ones in circles wanting our needs to be met, and...[ read more ]

My Cup Runneth Over: Early Parenting Myths

What do you need? Right now, what is missing from your days? How do you know you’re being cared for? When do you take a moment to witness all of your growth and change and hard work? How do you find your rest? How do you fill your cup? These questions are applicable in most moments in life, but for...[ read more ]

Stress Management Techniques for People of Color Dealing with Microaggressions

Most human beings don’t get through life without dealing with their fair share of stress. But some people seem to deal with more stress than others. For instance, according to a report by the American Psychological Association (APA), both low-income populations and racial minorities have a greater risk of developing mental and physical health issues as a result of stress....[ read more ]

Telehealth for Support Group Therapy

Many of us continue to try and make sense of this new world we live in – one in which the novel coronavirus dictates much of our daily routine. Some states are still mandating social distancing and wearing of masks. And many people are still out of work or working remotely for the unforeseeable future.This quarantine has certainly made life...[ read more ]

How Focusing on Your Faith Can Help with Depression & Anxiety

It has long been believed that having faith is key to getting through some of life’s greatest challenges. A spiritual practice can often give people the strength and confidence to push through obstacles and make positive changes.But can faith have a positive effect on depression and anxiety? According to new research, it can.Your Brain on SpiritualityAccording to a study published...[ read more ]

Using Adaptogens for Stress/Sleep

If you’re like most people, you deal with your fair share of stress. And often, this stress leads to an inability to get the quality of sleep necessary for optimal health and well-being.Often, people turn to harmful substances to deal with stress. Whether it’s drinking too much or eating processed “comfort” foods, these unhealthy stress beaters tend to make matters...[ read more ]

Does Therapy for “Baby Blues” Work?

Having a baby is one of the most amazing and awesome events in a person’s life. Babies bring joy and laughter into the house. But the reality is, they also bring sleepless nights and inevitable and irreversible change.Having a baby also brings changes to a woman’s body. During pregnancy and right after, a woman will experience shifts in her hormones....[ read more ]

The Benefits of Online Therapy

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives in innumerable ways. But, as stressful as this lockdown has been for most of us, we have learned much about ourselves as individuals and as a nation.Another silver lining that has emerged from this crisis is a new awareness and embracing of treatment tools that have been available for some time. Telehealth (or...[ read more ]

Why People Misunderstand Anxiety

Did you ever play the game called “telephone” growing up? One kid whispered a secret message into the ear of the kid next to him. That kid then whispered the “same” message into the ear of the kid next to her. On and on each kid would whisper the message around the circle until you came to the last kid,...[ read more ]



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