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5 Common Myths About Anxiety

Does your anxiety get the best of you? Have you checked out all the blog sites you can find to get more information on how to get rid of your tense and nervous feelings? You may not know of these myths about anxiety.  Because, when you are looking on line for information, you don’t know [...]

By | October 22nd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on 5 Common Myths About Anxiety

What To Do If You Are Overwhelmed With All the Recent Tragedy

Are you feeling overwhelmed by all the recent tragedy? It seems as if every week there is some new trauma, whether it is one of the recent hurricanes, wildfires, earthquake or shooting. You may feel the world is not a safe place anymore. Feeling traumatized, anxious, anger, shock or numbness are all common feelings. Perhaps [...]

By | October 8th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on What To Do If You Are Overwhelmed With All the Recent Tragedy

6 Common Anxiety Disorders

Do you experience anxiety? Are you afraid to do things that you could before? Does it prevent you from doing the things you want to do? You are not alone. Several others struggle with anxiety, and it impacts their ability to lead a full life. Some are afraid to leave their homes, or have specific [...]

By | October 2nd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on 6 Common Anxiety Disorders

How To Tell If You Are Ruminating and What To Do About It

Are you a worrier? Are you ruminating? Is it hard to let go of certain thoughts or situations? Do things stay on your mind longer than you think they should? Does it keep you up at night or make it difficult to fall asleep? Do you wonder if your thinking is unproductive? Here’s how to [...]

By | September 26th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on How To Tell If You Are Ruminating and What To Do About It

How To Tell If You Are Engaging in Lawnmower Parenting

What is Lawnmower Parenting? I had heard a new term about parenting that I hadn’t heard about in the past: lawnmower parenting. This style of parenting involves, clearing the path for your child, so nothing gets in their way. It’s a way of making your child look perfect, the best and brightest, with all their [...]

By | September 17th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on How To Tell If You Are Engaging in Lawnmower Parenting

Suicide Prevention: Do You Know the Signs?

Since this is Suicide Prevention Week, it seems like a fitting topic for this week’s blog. It also seems appropriate, as there has been so much grief and loss with the recent hurricane. According the National Institute of Mental Health, 40,000 people commit suicide each year in the US. Some people who are depressed have [...]

By | September 10th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Suicide Prevention: Do You Know the Signs?

How To Respond After A Natural Disaster

You may be feelings overwhelmed with all that has been happening in Houston. When natural disaster hits and so many have been affected, it may be hard to know what to do or where to go. Perhaps you are reeling from your own trauma, or perhaps you want to help others. You may not know [...]

By | September 3rd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on How To Respond After A Natural Disaster

35 Boredom Busters

For those living in Houston and surrounding areas, it has been quite catastrophic weather wise. First and foremost, I hope you, your families and homes are OK. My heart goes out to all of you who may not be OK. If you are OK, and need something to keep you occupied, here is a list [...]

By | August 28th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on 35 Boredom Busters

Are You Different In Any Way?

After hearing about all that has gone on in our country this week, I felt I needed to write about it. It seems as if there is so much hatred and division out there. Yes, we are all different and have different needs, but we are also so alike in more ways than not. Instead [...]

By | August 20th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Are You Different In Any Way?

Reasons Why You or Someone You Love Struggles With Addiction

I just watched an amazing TED talk on the Power of Addiction. Dr. Gabor Mates does an excellent job of explaining what many people have wondered, and that is, why addiction occurs. Many clients struggle with this. It’s so interesting and sad to see the addict’s brain at work. The person knows cognitively that the [...]

By | August 13th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Reasons Why You or Someone You Love Struggles With Addiction