Are you feeling anxious, worried, panicked, scared or lonely? Those feelings are a normal reaction to the very abnormal situation we are all in, due to the COVID19 pandemic.
The holiday carols are singing, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” How do you feel about the holiday season? Is it always wonderful? Or not so much? The holidays are filled with stress, expectations, and the pressure to be happy and make others happy. (Even if it is the furthest feeling from the truth.) […]
As Westerners, we are taught at an early age to think things through. This helps us develop our cognitive reasoning abilities. However, often people can get stuck in “their heads” and overthink. When we are stressed or anxious, we tend to worry and ruminate on the problem.
Oftentimes, people struggle with owning their power and feeling that they are worthy to be alive. Such limiting beliefs are at the core of low self-esteem. I believe we all can go through times of challenging situations. These, however, may never cause you to doubt your right to be alive in the world. Therefore, this […]
Anxiety is a natural dialogue between our mind and body. It’s a red flag that something might be going on in our surroundings that requires our attention. For most of us, anxiety is an uncomfortable but fleeting feeling that pops up on occasion during particularly stressful times. For some, anxiety may be more present and […]
For many of us, college was absolutely the best time in our lives. The freedom and friendships made those four years incredibly special. But college isn’t all sparkles and unicorns. For others, college is a completely different and often negative experience. As fun as it can be, it’s also incredibly stressful, especially when it comes […]
When you think about someone experiencing trauma, incidents such as a violent or sexual assault or a terrible car accident might come to mind. But there are other, subtler forms of trauma that can negatively affect our lives and hinder our relationships. Emotional trauma is often overlooked and minimized, and we may think we’ve “gotten […]
It’s rare that any of us will get through life without experiencing anxiety at some point. But some people have the burden of dealing with anxiety on a daily basis. Whether it’s over something big or insignificant, anxiety stops us from living a normal life full of joy and potential. Here are 5 ways you […]
Simplify and make things easy for yourself. For example, sure it’s nice to bake cookies for your friends and neighbors but if you are feeling pressed for time and you are NOT enjoying baking them. You are probably better off, cutting yourself some slack and purchasing the store bought ones. Remember it is the […]