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Distorted Thinking Patterns That Contribute to Anxiety

Distorted Thinking Patterns That Contribute to Anxiety

Anxiety is widespread and epidemic. It’s a problem that attacks the body but germinates in the head. Much of our anxiety comes from telling ourselves a bad story. The dialogue usually goes something like this: You’re not smart enough for this job.  You’re too young, too old, don’t have any experience, can’t learn new things fast enough. […]

The Power Of (Your) Space

The Power Of (Your) Space

Close your eyes and picture the hustle and bustle of a busy city street. Cars are honking their horns. People push past you in a hurry. And the street is flanked by buildings that seem to touch the sky. Now, imagine you are in the middle of an open meadow. Sunlight warms your shoulders and […]

If You Want to Change Your Life, Change What You Think

If You Want to Change Your Life, Change What You Think

I sometimes tend to think of life as a battlefield—albeit, a metaphorical one, very different from the horrors of war. Can anyone deny that bloodless battles rage around us every day, often fought against familiar enemies that loom from the past? The cause of these everyday battle wounds vary: a bitter divorce, the loss of […]

MAKING IT BETTER: Does Mental Health mean madness to you?

Ok, let’s keep it real now. Be honest, what was/is your gut feeling/reaction when you see or hear these words, Mental Health. Does your stomach turn? do you cringe, turn away, disassociate from it? Do you immediately think it has nothing to do with you? It’s something that happens to others? Do you think it […]