Anxiety and Insomnia: How Deeply Are They Connected?


Anxiety and insomnia are a powerful combination and can have a disruptive and negative impact on your life. Perhaps you "woke up" this morning, but the truth is that you really never fell asleep last night. Instead, you laid awake in bed with your mind racing. Maybe it’s been hard for you to concentrate and focus at work lately as a result. Now you're irritable and get into arguments quickly with your partner. The stress and anxiety are too much. It’s important then to understand the connection between anxiety and insomnia...and what to do about it. What is Insomnia?    Insomnia [...]

Anxiety and Insomnia: How Deeply Are They Connected?2020-09-28T16:27:53+00:00

Anxiety Treatment Without Medication: 7 Most Effective Approaches


If you’ve done any research into anxiety treatment, you’ve most likely seen information about using medication. But what if you don’t want to rely on prescriptions and are curious about other anxiety treatment options? Or perhaps you’re concerned about the side-effects of drugs or becoming too reliant on them? Good news, there are many ways to access anxiety treatment without medication. These effective therapy approaches include both techniques to manage and control anxiety at the moment, as well as long-term therapy treatment methods. Consider how these 7 most effective approaches can help you treat anxiety: 1. Anxiety Treatment Without Medication Starts [...]

Anxiety Treatment Without Medication: 7 Most Effective Approaches2020-09-15T02:15:00+00:00

6 Powerful Coping Skills for Anxiety Relief


Having a toolbox of anxiety relief coping skills to use when you need them is critical. Getting through each day calls for having more than one skill handy since you'll likely face different situations that may occur unexpectedly. And not all of them can be handled using the same method. Aside from "emergency" relief, though, these skills can also help you to thrive, even while living with anxiety. That's an important consideration. After all, you don't just want to respond to sudden onsets of anxious moments or trigger, you want to remedy your overall state of anxiety. Consider how these following [...]

6 Powerful Coping Skills for Anxiety Relief2020-07-20T02:52:40+00:00

Online Anxiety Disorder Treatment: Does It Really Work?


Perhaps you’ve always known that you are a worrier. Ever since you were little you may have had worries or fears that kept you up at night. And during the day, they may have lingered in the back of your mind, even when you went to school. Maybe you thought that those worries would eventually go away. Yet, as you got older, you might have found yourself carrying all those fears around as an adult. And so, you may have simply accepted this as a normal part of your life. But now, it seems as if those feelings have only gotten worse. [...]

Online Anxiety Disorder Treatment: Does It Really Work?2020-07-13T17:02:25+00:00

Panic vs. Anxiety Attack: Is There a Difference?


Maybe you find it hard to understand the difference between a panic attack and an anxiety attack. After all, aren't they the same thing? Actually, not as much as you would think. While people can struggle with either—or both—the reality is that these are two separate problems with distinct differences. Understanding these differences and how and why panic and anxiety attacks happen can be useful when you're looking for ways to manage these problems day-by-day. Let's take a closer look. When You Feel Panic The key thing to keep in mind when it comes to panic attacks is that there is an [...]

Panic vs. Anxiety Attack: Is There a Difference?2020-05-11T03:16:48+00:00

Could You Have High Functioning Anxiety?


Recently, I've had a handful of clients who told me some version of the following: "My friend forwarded me an article about high functioning anxiety. It sounded exactly like me." This piqued my curiosity. 25 years of experience in psychology has familiarized me with the fact that there are waves of symptom clusters that mysteriously find their way through my front door. So too, there are catchphrases that suddenly burst into popular usage. Is the phrase "high functioning anxiety" this years "gaslighting" I wondered? For those of you who don't get this allusion, suddenly in 2019 it became common to mention [...]

Could You Have High Functioning Anxiety?2020-05-09T00:39:32+00:00

Can Stress Therapy Help You Overcome Emotional Strain?


When it comes to stress management, it’s important to take advantage of all of your options. You probably have heard about lots of tips and tricks for managing anxiety and stress in your daily life. However, stress therapy may not necessarily have been mentioned. Though, it should also be included in your overall plan to overcome the emotional strain related to anxiety. Why? Because in therapy we can take advantage of specific tools that allow you to not only manage stress but to overcome it as well. If you have been struggling with stress, consider how stress therapy can help you. Finding Understanding [...]

Can Stress Therapy Help You Overcome Emotional Strain?2020-05-03T04:56:46+00:00

High Stress Coping-3 Practices For Creating Calm


Right now, stress is running very high. With the arrival of the Covid 19 public health emergency, there are so many unknowns, and so many sudden unforeseen pressures.  Surely everyone is being impacted in one way or another.  You likely have had to make dramatic changes to your work and home life. Recently, my clients have reported a host of dramatic changes that upended their lives. These include: Suddenly losing work Working dramatic amounts of overtime Having the kids home all the time Spouses working from the same home as they are Fear of being around others bccause of underlying health [...]

High Stress Coping-3 Practices For Creating Calm2020-04-06T05:15:35+00:00

Anxiety Disorders- A Path To Peace Of Mind


Anxiety Disorders are on the rise globally. In fact, about 30% of all adults will suffer with one during their lifetimes. But what's normal, often isn't what's optimal. Everyone struggles with anxiety sometimes, so how can you tell whether you could benefit from anxiety treatment? Let's begin with the basics. What Are Anxiety Disorders? It's normal to worry sometimes. We all have times when we feels stressed out. And as humans, there are times we face frightening situations. But how do you know if your struggle with anxiety goes beyond that?  What exactly are anxiety disorders?   Two Signs Of Anxiety [...]

Anxiety Disorders- A Path To Peace Of Mind2020-04-02T04:46:13+00:00

Natural Anxiety Treatments: Best Ways to Find Lasting Relief


When you struggle with anxiety, it can seem as if it will never go away. That's because you're always feeling anxious, to one degree or another, every day. Over time, this can really wear you down, making it hard to enjoy life and get any relief. Perhaps you’ve tried to get help—but nothing seems to work. And maybe you'd rather avoid medication. Don't despair. There are ways to find relief without drugs that you might not be aware of. These natural anxiety treatments, including neurofeedback and EMDR, can help you with finding lasting relief. The trick though is not relying on just [...]

Natural Anxiety Treatments: Best Ways to Find Lasting Relief2020-03-17T05:30:35+00:00
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