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Therapists See Therapists

Therapists See Therapists

“Therapists, of course, deal with daily challenges of living just like everyone else. This familiarity, in fact, is at the root of the connection we forge with strangers who trust us with their most delicate stories and secrets. Our training has taught us theories and […]

How To Replace Worry

How To Replace Worry

If you follow me on instagram, you might have seen the video (click video if you’d like to watch it) I shared yesterday discussing the neuroscience behind anxiety. In the video I break down how your thoughts (cortex) ignite your amygdala (fight/flight), which then actives […]

How To Use Distraction To Cope With Distress

How To Use Distraction To Cope With Distress

Being human means you will at some point experience distress. You know that tidal wave of overwhelming emotion that pulls you out from under your feet and submerges you under water? For some, when that wave hits, they cope in ways that make their situation […]

How I Reframed My View On Exercise

How I Reframed My View On Exercise

I spent 15+ years using exercise as a tool to punish myself for eating poorly. Moving my body was never viewed as a means to living a healthier life, but rather a means of having a smaller pant size. That was years of tears, angry, […]

What Is The Perfect Equation For Wellbeing?

What Is The Perfect Equation For Wellbeing?

How many of you have gone to the doctor for a cold? Have you ever gone to the doctor for cancer treatment? How many of you have gone to the emergency room, thinking you were having a heart attack, just to be informed it was […]

It’s Okay To Take A Break

It’s Okay To Take A Break

Yesterday, I chose to take today off from work (which is my Friday). As I drove home from work last night, a feeling of guilt came over me. I sat with this feeling for a bit and attempted to identify what was triggering this feeling […]

How To Tell If You Are A Chronic Worrier

How To Tell If You Are A Chronic Worrier

Are you a chronic worrier? If you live with chronic anxiety, please know you are not alone. Millions of people struggle with excessive worry and anxiety symptoms. All human beings worry. We all experience unrealistic thoughts, and at some point in our lives, we have […]

Radical Coping Statements

Radical Coping Statements

Radical acceptance is a game changer! I spent YEARS toting around negative emotions over things that happened “to me,” and it wasn’t until I discovered radical acceptance did I find inner peace. In a nutshell, radical acceptance is a lot like the serenity prayer, “Grant […]

How To Improve Your Mood In 10 Minutes

How To Improve Your Mood In 10 Minutes

I don’t know about you, but Mondays can be a killjoy sometimes. If you are anything like me and find yourself riding the struggle bus through your Monday, or any day for that matter, I want you to give the “half-smile” technique a try. Research […]

Explore A Fruit Mindfulness Technique

Explore A Fruit Mindfulness Technique

Truth be told my friend, there was a year in my life where I rode the struggle bus when it came to panic attacks. They got to a point where I couldn’t even walk into a Walmart, sit through a movie, or be in a […]