Just Breathe – Tools to Improve Your Mood

There is nothing you can do to change your depression or anxiety, except take medication. Right? Not necessarily. There certainly is a place in the treatment of depression and anxiety for properly prescribed and well monitored medications. And there are some tools that you can use to help yourself. Some simple techniques that change how…

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Three Things to Ease Anxiety & Depression Now

A Powerful Tool You Always Have When depression rules your world, it often feels like there is nothing you can do to stop the downward spiral. Loss of interest in everyday activities, hopelessness, lethargy and isolation can feel like a one ton blanket you’re trying to carry around. When anxiety hits, your world can seem…

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Would You Still Love Me? If You Knew Who I Am?

I don’t even know what I’m asking. I want to ask for help. But I am afraid to reach out to you. Why am I so sure that you won’t love me if you really knew who I am? Why are we so afraid to ask for help? I should be able to figure out…

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Anxious? 6 Easy Tips You Can Use Right Now

There are plenty of events each day that can make you anxious. Most days everything gets handled well. Work, getting the kids off to school, buying the groceries, figuring out what to make for dinner, walking the dog, answering emails and paying the bills, usually go off without a hitch. Then there are those days…

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Simple Tools to Ease Anxiety

When you’re anxious your body reacts in ways that make you feel unsafe and vulnerable. The National Institute for Mental Health (NIMH) says that over 40 million people in the US, over the age of 18 suffer from some anxiety-related disorder, and those are just the people who have been diagnosed, or whose symptoms fit into a pre-described condition.…

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Taming the Boogey Man – 4 Ways to Step Out of Worry

Taming Your Boogeyman What keeps you up at night? Is there a list of things that keeps running your own little horror movie in your head? As a parent you worry about your children. Are they safe? Will they get over that cold or will their broken bone heal correctly? In uncertain economic times you…

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