How to Spot Child Anxiety

Although many of us don’t get much of an education on mental health in the United States, a lot of folks understand that mental health issues are part of adult life for many people. One thing many people don’t know, though, is that mental health conditions don’t necessarily discriminate by age. Though many folks [...]

By |2020-05-22T16:32:23+00:00May 22nd, 2020|Anxiety, Children|0 Comments

Daily Habits to Help Manage Anxiety

If you’ve ever lived with anxiety, you know that it’s a daily struggle. We all feel stressed out from time to time, sure, but stress and chronic anxiety are not one and the same. A simple way of explaining anxiety is that it is your body’s response to having too many worries. What makes [...]

By |2020-02-20T18:44:49+00:00February 21st, 2020|Anxiety, Habits|0 Comments

Procrastination: What It Is and How to Manage It

What is procrastination?  Procrastination, simply, is the process of habitually putting things off.  When we procrastinate, instead of doing what should be done in the moment, we find other ways to fill our time. We might start doing other helpful things (ex: washing our dishes instead of completing an assignment). Or we might just [...]

By |2020-01-17T15:25:17+00:00January 17th, 2020|Anxiety, Habits, self growth|0 Comments

7 Things You Should Never Say To Someone Who Is Anxious About The Future

*Article contribution by Maureen Werrbach, LCPC for Bustle. "'Anticipatory anxiety is when someone experiences a high level of anxiety when they think about a future situation,' psychotherapist Maureen Werrbach, LCPC tells Bustle. Stress triggered by a flight-or-flight response will occur in situations where we are in danger, but 'anticipatory anxiety comes up when we are in no real danger, when [...]

By |2020-03-31T19:09:45+00:00January 3rd, 2018|Anxiety|0 Comments

Fight, Flight or Freeze: The Stress Response

Article contribution by Maureen Werrbach, LCPC at Psych Central. "Imagine the following scenarios: 1. During a staff meeting that you led and thoroughly prepared for, your boss criticizes you for not completing a task that was someone else’s responsibility. All eyes are on you. You feel flushed, your heart starts racing, and you have you [...]

By |2020-03-31T19:03:21+00:00November 17th, 2016|Anxiety, trauma|0 Comments

Tips on Better Ways to Manage Anxiety

By: Jill Patano, LCPC A certain amount of anxiety and/or worry is a normal part of human existence, but when it starts to interfere with daily functioning, there are steps you can take to manage it better. Become familiar with your thought patterns. Do you tend to be a black or white thinker, blow situations [...]

By |2019-05-14T21:11:43+00:00June 8th, 2016|Anxiety, Jill Patano|0 Comments