In this blog post I will address inner child work, also called shadow work, as this can be a hard concept to wrap our minds around sometimes. It's a psychological fact that the most mental disorders and destructive behavior patterns are a result of of unresolved childhood trauma, this is why we ... Views: 25
Fears well up from many different causes. You may worry about losing your job or feel terror about delivering a presentation in front of an audience. Or you could be panicking about how you’re going to pay your bills or about challenges in your relationship or your health. Or maybe you’re in a ... Views: 103
Stress can help…to a point
Stress management tools are part of your early warning system.
Feelings of tension alert you to things you need to take care of, so you can move on to more important things, like getting your work done and having fun with your kids.
When your early warning ... Views: 195
Just like physical illness, mental illness has many different symptoms. Proper diagnosis requires a qualified professional who will analyze all aspects of the symptoms to determine the most suitable course of treatment.
Mental illness requires a thorough investigative process for proper ... Views: 320
We all lead encounter some form of stress. Many times we
clients go to psychics they are
hoping for ways to cultivate decompressing from stress. For most people, a
certain level of everyday stress is inevitable in these modern times. The
structure of our lives seems to ... Views: 190
If you feel like you've been under a lot of stress lately, it’s probably true: there’s always tedious work that needs to be done ASAP, things that bring you down or drain your energy and people who don’t understand or appreciate you or seem to be constantly picking fights with you. Still, that’s ... Views: 410
A Quick Preamble:
A personal confession first - supposed to be good for the soul, right..?!?
These days, because of learning a lot of things the hard way - generally by myself, I really bear no resemblance to the "socially-challenged" young man I once was... but I certainly know exactly ... Views: 406
Panic disorder can disrupt your life and put you at risk for developing depression, making it urgent that you seek effective panic attack treatments. If you suffer from frequent attacks or have stopped visiting certain places or putting yourself in certain situations, then you know just how ... Views: 253
If You're Already Feeling Anxiety or Stress Because You're About to Learn How to Perform a Relaxation Technique, You're in the Right Place!
The Progressive Muscle Relaxation exercise is great to help anyone suffering from stress and anxiety. I often tell clients it is a wonderful exercise ... Views: 403
When my insides started ringing like the bells of a five-alarm fire, I didn’t know what was happening. That strong, engulfing feeling of anxiety rose up like a life-threatening wave, sweeping me away from the inside. The first time I experienced this, it took my breath away, literally.
The ... Views: 406
Many people suffer from anxiety and panic attacks at some point in their lives. However, when people talk about separation anxiety, the first thing that comes to mind is that the condition affects children only.
What most people do not know, however, is that separation anxiety in adults is ... Views: 714
Depression drains you of many things, among them are self-drive, hope, and energy. It makes it difficult for someone to feel better, makes people wonder if there is even a manageable solution.
Getting over depression is not easy or quick, but it is also not impossible, you cannot flick a ... Views: 543
If you've suffered from anxiety attacks in the past, you might be wondering if there's any way for you to quickly bring them to an end. Well, the answer is that there is.
There's a range of techniques that you can utilize to rapidly relieve yourself of the anxiety attack and pain that's ... Views: 491
Social anxiety. It’s something 15 million people in the U.S. struggle with daily. But what is social anxiety? Well as ADAA puts it, it is “the fear of being scrutinized and judged by others in social or performance situations.” Which means you have a fear of being judged by peers in social ... Views: 449
In life there are many ups and downs. Sometimes changing an aspect of your life can really make a difference. If you are in a down and want to improve your mood, lifestyle, or yourself in general here are some ways to do that.
1. Base your life off of what YOU want to do.
Base your life off ... Views: 724
Do you know the angst of greatness, that sick feeling when you see your dreams sailing downstream towards a ravine that dares you to enter and retrieve them? Despite our obsession with success, we say little about the angst that eats when failure chastens and cheats.
The Silent ... Views: 499
Yep, you're not alone in North America or throughout the world if you are currently going through a condition called anxiety disorder. To put things in perspective for you 26.2% of people in America older then the age of 18 (1 in 4) are suffering from some sort of mental disorder, so ... Views: 480
Operation: I.V is a 501(c)3 non-profit founded in 2012 that helps combat veterans heal from both PTSD as well as traumatic brain injuries. Its founder, Roxann Abrams, is a Gold Star Mother who lost her son SFC Randy Abrams in 2009. Randy took his own life after experiencing a PTSD flashback from ... Views: 465
For many years anxiety was viewed by people as some sort of a weakness in character. They attributed this state of mind and body to the weakness of will. The basic recommendation for battling anxiety was just to gather up one’s will and go on with life, as if nothing was really happening inside ... Views: 663
OK let's get one thing straight here, I simply have nothing against therapy for anxiety. BUT, saying that i'll still never be able to get back the THOUSANDS of dollars I spent on anxiety therapy during my 6 year battle with anxiety disorders. But you're reading this article because you want the ... Views: 539
Anxiety is an uncomfortable state of inner havoc; it is often accompanied by nervous behavior. These tips on dealing with anxiety will be helpful for you to manage your fears:
You need to get rid of all anxiety inducing foods and/or drinks from your diet. You may be facing having to deal with ... Views: 521
Isn't diet a confusing thing? Add the fact that people who suffer from chronic anxiety and panic disorder have difficulty getting through a day filled with over worry and panic, and you've got a person stuck in constant confusion and frustration on how to deal with their anxiety. Many ... Views: 590
LIBRA FULL MOON
Total Lunar Eclipse
Blood Red Moon
April 15th :42 am PT
(void of course)
The Cardinal Grand Cross has now been fully activated by the Sun and Mercury. This means your Etheric and Mental Bodies have been electrified by high voltage energy that charges, amplifies, elevates ... Views: 635
There is no health without emotional health. Over 90% of all illnesses are caused by mental and emotional stress. It is the number one reason for doctor visits in America today and the psychiatric drugs prescribed are second only to painkillers.
Emotional pain is an umbrella term for: fear, ... Views: 524
Many people over the years have asked me a question that I feel I should address in one of my posts, and that question is what do I think about therapy. Well, in a nutshell I think that psychotherapy is a complete waste of time and money, due to the length of time it takes to see any kind of ... Views: 734
There are three obsessive behaviors that you are likely to be engaging in that is impeding your healing process and stopping you from enjoying a stress-free life. Recognizing these barriers can be a great first step toward getting rid of the problems that go with being too stressed.
The first ... Views: 547
At the end of your life, I want you to be able to look back and marvel at the way you handled your anxiety disorder. I don't want you to look back and think 'what if'? This path you are heading down may be unfamiliar and uncomfortable, but it is the path that you must take. Take it now, take ... Views: 496
What a crazy year for me, I started The Anxious Athlete with the hopes of helping people through their anxiety which is now looking like an epidemic of some sorts. I still remember the day I walked out of my home after spending 31 days locked up due to my Agoraphobia, that was some day... I ... Views: 455
Stress kills. Maybe not directly but it is definitely one of the leading causes of ailments and diseases worldwide. There are many stress induced ailments that have great potentials of leading to early morbidity or, at the very least, make peoples live full of physical difficulties such as high ... Views: 485
It is rather simple to mistakenly take an anxiety attack for a real heart attack. In fact, most casual observers would not even know the difference between the two if they see it happening right before their eyes. The clear signs of an anxiety attack reflect the commonly known signs of a heart ... Views: 681
Breathing properly is one of the simplest ways to drain away tension and relieve your stress. By simply changing your breathing patterns, you can rapidly induce a greater state of relaxation. If you can control the way you breath, you have a powerful tool to reduce bodily tension.
Most ... Views: 433
Our ancestors kept telling us that we become what we eat; and highlighted the importance of the connection food has over the way we think which ultimately leads to the actions we take. Our diet is extremely important to our happiness as well as to the way we think, to the way we love one ... Views: 561
The dinner time conversation went better than I expected with Robyn. I convinced her that a temporary move to Bali Indonesia could be an adventure of a lifetime, and that the trip hopefully would help me to drastically change my fearful and negative beliefs that led to my anxiety disorder. ... Views: 476
The Answer Was Right There
I quickly realized that who I surrounded myself with I became! My environment had a massive impact on how I thought, felt and even acted. The more I hung around and practiced with better tennis players than me, the faster I improved my own tennis game. The more ... Views: 448
On the 6th doctor I visited to look deeper into what these agonizing symptoms I was experiencing could be, I got some interesting advice. The advice I was given was unlike what anyone had ever told me before, and in time it showed me a natural path to overcoming my generalized anxiety disorder. ... Views: 461
No Man's Land
In tennis, there is an area of the court called "no man's land," located within the two feet in front of the baseline. This is the worst place to stand if you want to be able to return the ball. However, new players don't know this and naturally tend to stand there. Instead of ... Views: 416
Can you believe this is what I was told by my therapist in just the 3rd session together? I may have just got one of the 'bad batches' of therapist during the time I was dealing with anxiety (and I truly hope so for the sake of the 6.8 million American adults), but deep down I believed that the ... Views: 430
How To Fight Your Anxiety And Win
Anxiety can truly ruin your life, especially if it is keeping you from doing the things you love or being yourself. Anxiety sufferers often cut themselves off from the rest of the world, as this helps them to cope. If you are a sufferer, know that you don't ... Views: 695
You see it over and over again on online anxiety forums and groups, people looking for answers to concerns about health anxiety, fear of leaving the house (agoraphobia), and information about a certain anti-anxiety medication or anti-depressant. But there's a few problems here, mainly the one ... Views: 521
The key ingredient that puts everything together, impatience is the result of being dissatisfied or angry about slow progress, being overwhelmed by this new direction that you are taking can make you feel like you're losing the motivation to keep on the path of change. Move forward ... Views: 457
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The body will always follow where the head leads If you think you can, you can! If you think you can't, you won't!
Whenever you make that final decision within yourself to take action, your body automatically follows suit and great things can be accomplished because mind and body are working in ... Views: 461
It's important to understand that each one of us overcomes anxiety disorders at their own speed. When you experience a certain setback, whether it's recurring fearful and scary thoughts, panic attacks or anything else related to anxiety, the thought process that you should ... Views: 505
Remember this quote because it has turned my life around and will turn yours around as well, “knowing is not enough, we must apply, willing is not enough we must do.”
Taking action makes the result that we want which is overcoming the anxiety disorder possible, life can and ... Views: 487
Building On The Facts,
An absolute necessary tool that has worked for many people that have gone through and overcome their own anxiety disorders is building on the facts. Building on the facts means a full understanding that a panic attack has never hurt anyone or has contributed to lesser ... Views: 460
Becoming Knowledgeable - It's vitally important that once you have accepted that what you have is related to panic and anxiety disorder, you start educating yourself on how panic attacks happen and what generalized anxiety disorder is. Knowledge is a powerful tool that will give you a deeper ... Views: 417
Complete Acceptance - For people that are struggling with GAD, learning to have complete acceptance of the fact that you have an anxiety disorder (and nothing more) as well as accepting the temporary discomforts that come with anxiety provoking experiences, can become highly therapeutic on its ... Views: 423
Sharing What Worked,
I think it's important to share with you how I was able to stay on track and driven to eventually stop my generalised anxiety disorder. In the past I always heard that diet was important in dealing with gad symptoms and panic attacks and it's all in your head type of ... Views: 540
You are being conned!
Plain and simple, anxiety is the greatest con artist you will ever come across. For 6 years during my battle with panic and anxiety, I always thought that danger was lurking right behind me like a shadow, ready to take my life from me or make me lose my mind completely! ... Views: 452
It’s amazing what my vitamin cabinet looked like after a while, I was a pill addict and there was no stopping me either. What had I become due to this anxiety disorder I thought to myself? How much money had I wasted on all of this stuff, as well as online miracle techniques that just just kept ... Views: 495
More and more professional athletes these days are understanding the benefits of tapping into their subconscious mind. Look at Ray Lewis, an all-star line backer in football. Every pre-game he repeatedly uses auto-suggestion in an unbelievably convincing way. He does this to ramp up his ... Views: 1373