Anxiety

June 15, 2020
Neon sign in green foliage, saying 'and breathe'

Belly Breathing For Anxiety and Stress

Belly Breathing Calms Body and Mind Belly breathing is an easy way to reduce anxiety and calm the body and mind. It engages the diaphragm, the muscle deep within the chest that plays a major role in respiration, and also the vagus nerve, an information super-highway between the brain and […]
March 18, 2020
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Coronavirus Anxiety

If you’re like me, your email and social media feeds are blowing up with all things coronavirus. Unfamiliar things are happening and there are many things up in the air.  You may be wondering exactly how long the kids will be out of school, worrying about what your future income […]
January 20, 2020
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The Teen Trap

We regularly see older teens and young adults who feel anxiety and worry when they think about taking their next steps towards school or career. They tell us they often feel bothered by physical symptoms of stress, like tension, irritability, headaches and anxiety, which makes sense – leaving the comfort […]
July 26, 2019

Anxiety and Stranger Things

The Lessons Stranger Things Provides about Anxiety Don’t you love it when you can learn about life’s great lessons from Netflix? You may or may not be a fan of the show “Stranger Things”. If you are, you probably had a tear in your eye listening to Hopper’s letter to […]
June 29, 2018

Anxiety Disorders: Our Complete Guide

Throughout the course of human history, our bodies have adapted to deal with different kinds of stress. Our fight or flight response, governed by our autonomic nervous system which works outside of our conscious awareness, was originally designed to help us avoid dangerous and possibly life-threatening situations. However, in our […]