Anxiety is that pesky companion that wants to rob you of your control in life. It hijacks your thoughts during important moments. It tenses your shoulders, your chest, and your digestive system. It over activates your “what if” fears. It can affect your sleep, diet, and ability to stay present and attentive to life. You want to take a deep
Do you ever have one of those nights – where you find yourself tossing and turning, your mind filled with thoughts and worries, “what ifs,” and feelings of uncertainty or fear? Sometimes these same feelings and thoughts pop up throughout the day, with a sudden sense of your mind racing, your heart rate speeding up, and breathing getting shallow. Suddenly,
In 2020, Covid was new. We thought we might be home for just a couple of weeks. Those two weeks turned into a couple of months, which turned into 2021. And now, we’re in 2022, and the pandemic is still ongoing. What about pandemic mental health? Taking care of mental health fell on the back burner for many of us.
Stress is everywhere these days. You’re trying to stay afloat economically. You’re concerned for the safety of your loved ones. Some days just seem doomed from the start no matter the effort. This toll on your body and mind diminishes your sense of hope and peace, until you find yourself grasping to the idea that the best you can hope
Should I worry about my anxiety? How to know when stress is more than just stress, and what to do about it
Anxiety can be overwhelming. Though we all feel stress, anxiety disorders can cause a person to become agitated, restless, or excessively worried over something others may see as small. Anxiety can come in many forms, whether it’s Feeling your heart pound and palms sweat Negative self-talk Avoiding social situations Difficulty sleeping and calming down Racing thoughts and difficulty concentrating You
Reducing stress at work is both simpler and harder than it seems at first glance. As a psychologist who specializes in anxiety and works in Downtown Los Angeles, I want to give you a few tips to reduce your stress at work… and be more productive. Meet Ian. Ian just accepted a new job at a law firm in Downtown