Myths about Emotions There are some colloquial ideas out there about emotions and mental health that we tend to carry with us. I pick up on them all the time in therapy with clients. Try to recognize if you believe any of these…
Panic attacks are tremendously exhausting and frightening experiences. Some people experience these rarely, while others may experience frequent and persistent panic attacks. Whatever your situation, here are some keys to working through panic both during an attack and before another one occurs.
Anyone who has had a panic attack never wants to experience it again. The physical symptoms can be extremely frightening, and people often report fearing that they are dying or having a heart attack during panic.
Sleep Therapy Most of us go through times in life when sleep eludes us. Often times we sleep less during times of stress and many of us have chronic sleep difficulties that may be due to past trauma, anxiety, depression or other concerns. The good news is that sleep therapy and sleep hygiene techniques can be […]
Self-Criticism Self-criticism is a nasty habit many of us have. When something in our work, school, or personal life goes wrong, many of us jump to self-criticism as a coping strategy. You might not even be aware that you’re doing it!