We all know the importance of developing and maintaining physical strength throughout the lifespan. It’s time we saw developing and maintaining mental health the same way.
Anxiety Disorder Therapy “I’m terrible, the world’s terrible, and everything’s always going to be terrible.” Have you ever felt this way? If you have anxiety disorder and feel this way regularly, you’re not alone. It’s common; so common, in fact, that Dr. Aaron Beck named this perspective the cognitive triad. It is the basic components[…]
You are a flight attendant somewhere in your life. It may be at home with your family, or at work with employee’s or co-workers, it may be at church, or in the community.
Anxiety Treatment – What people do wrong, the scary way, and the effective way.
The Irony You want help overcoming anxiety and depression, but even the thought of actually getting help onsets anxiety and depression. We hear this all the time, and it’s so fun to see the growth and success of families once they realize these 3 things. 1. GROUP COUNSELING FOR ANXIETY Almost everyone experiences a little[…]
5 ways to turn the Coronavirus Quarantine into Building Health Connections and Quality Time “Mom, I’m bored,” our 11-year-old daughter declared after having stayed inside most of a rainy spring break, and now having run out of things to do. Luckily a bit of inspiration came as I blurted out my next “punny” dad-joke, “Then[…]
Brain Development Understanding the brain and how it works is key to being able to down regulate emotional distress, overcome the fight, flight, or freeze response and intentionally engage in higher level executive functioning or problem solving. Several parts of the brain are key factors in the production of fear and anxiety. The amygdala and[…]
Overcome Anxiety? Is that even possible? I thought it was something you have to live with and just learn to manage. Well the truth is that stress and and being anxious will for sure always be a part of life, but succumbing to the immobilizing effects of anxiety does not always have to be a[…]
What does a Hijacker do? Basically a hijacker is someone that takes over a vehicle and changes the course of direction to fulfill their own objectives, often at the expense of the passengers on board. You may not realize it, but you’ve most likely experienced this before, maybe not physically, but emotionally. It can be[…]
“Always” Always is a powerful word. Few things in this life are “always.” Many things are “often”, or “almost always,” but truly for something to be “always”, it must be an eternal truth or principle. “Remember” Remember is another incredibly powerful word. It’s the basis for the entire discipline of historical studies. Remembering is the[…]