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What To Do When Your Anxiety Is Debilitating

Anxiety can be debilitating.  It is marked by worry, uneasiness, nervousness, and even terror and hysteria.  There is a fear that something bad will happen, and that you can’t trust the world.  You can even feel you are losing your mind. These feelings can be so crippling that they interfere with your daily life.   Anxiety often affects you physically, as well.  Body sensations can range from butterflies in your stomach, dizziness and weakness, to full-on [...]

2018-10-17T12:35:11+00:00October 17th, 2018|Anxiety|0 Comments

How Depression Hurts Your Relationship? (And What To Do When It Does)

Depression can be caused by many different life events, such as the death of a loved one, work problems, emotional abuse or even an unresolved traumatic event.  Feeling powerless and hopeless in your life, and not being able to resolve it, can be detrimental to your relationship. Sometimes you might not even know what you are feeling down about, and getting to the bottom of it will be crucial to a better future. How can depression [...]

2018-10-17T11:46:02+00:00October 17th, 2018|Depression|0 Comments

How Anxiety Affects Sleep & How EMDR Can Help You Sleep Better

More than 40 million Americans suffer from chronic, long-term sleep disorders, and an additional 20 million report sleeping problems occasionally, according to the National Institute of Health. Ever since the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published their landmark study in 2013, it has become glaringly obvious that we have a sleep disorder epidemic on our hands that has significant ramifications for our health.   The CDC study says that the minimum number of hours [...]

2018-10-04T11:59:33+00:00October 4th, 2018|Anxiety|0 Comments

Neurofeedback Therapy Helps Stress of Cancer Treatment

Tig Notaro’s recent diagnosis of cancer has shown how a well-known celebrity deals with cancer: she talks about it.  She has opened up and received support from friends and the world at large.  Not all of us have the ability to receive such widespread support, however, there are equally healthy ways that all people afflicted with cancer can cope and maybe even thrive. Physical symptoms of cancer treatment, usually chemotherapy and radiation therapy are:  fatigue, pain, [...]

Stress: Causes & Solutions

One method of dealing with stress is learning how to recognize and talk back to that internal critic you have in your head.  Write down all the self-critical thoughts going through your mind.  Write down why these thoughts are incorrect.  Then, practice talking back to them, explaining why they are wrong.  For example, if you are going to be late for a meeting, write down the negative thoughts you have about yourself.  The declarations of character [...]

2013-03-28T18:49:28+00:00March 28th, 2013|Anxiety|0 Comments