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What are Cognitive Distortions & How to Combat Them

By |2022-05-28T17:46:17+02:00May 28th, 2022|Categories: Anxiety, CBT, Everyday tips, Mental Health|

What are Cognitive Distortions? Cognitive Distortions, sometimes referred to as Thought Traps, are defined as 'faulty or inaccurate thinking, perception or belief.' Cognitive distortions are typically negative, not positive. Oftentimes, these thoughts pop up and disappear just as quickly. However, sometimes these thought traps become a pattern that ends up interfering with day-to-day life and [...]

10 Signs of High Functioning Anxiety and What to Do

By |2022-05-09T17:37:47+02:00May 17th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, Mental Health|

Ever thoughts you had anxiety but also feel like you get a lot done during your day?  You’re not alone!  There are plenty of people who have what is known as high functioning anxiety.  People with high functioning anxiety can often get work done and be an active participant in their daily activities.  However, they [...]

How Social Anxiety Impacts Romantic Relationships & What to do

By |2022-05-07T16:30:09+02:00May 7th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, Mental Health, Relationships|

What is Social Anxiety? Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD) is a disorder in which individuals find themselves experiencing significant anxiety, self consciousness, and embarrassment from everyday interactions, due to fear of being judged negatively by othersWritten by Mayo Clinic . Social Anxiety can lead to avoidance, which can be incredibly disruptive of day-to-day life. It has [...]

How to Utilize CBT for Social Anxiety

By |2022-04-23T14:58:52+02:00April 23rd, 2022|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental Health, Panic attack, Personal development, Phobia, Social Anxiety|

We all have our moments where we find ourselves feeling anxious in social situations. Social anxiety may be brought on by the social situation, such as meeting a significant other's family for the first time. It also can be due to the people you find yourself surrounded with, such as new groups of individuals you [...]

Four Ways to Manage Distressing Emotions

By |2022-04-05T19:45:57+02:00April 7th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Depression, Mental Health, Panic attack, PTSD, Stress|

Distressing emotions can creep up on us rather quickly.  Sometimes there is a trigger, such as unexpected piece of news, or getting into verbal conflict with someone.  Other times, it may not feel as though there is a clear trigger, such as when a panic attack sets in.  When we experience distressing emotions, what can [...]

How to Deal with Anxiety Related to War in Ukraine

By |2022-03-15T03:14:12+02:00March 15th, 2022|Categories: Anxiety, Everyday tips, Health, Mental Health, PTSD|

On February 24th, 2022, Russia declared war on Ukraine. Many people have found themselves feeling uneasy about this trying time and have questioned how to handle yet another world crisis. Some would like to stand up and fight with Ukraine and others are concerned about the safety of their home country. The last two years [...]

4 Easy Steps to Use CBT For Anxiety

By |2022-03-03T19:39:14+02:00March 5th, 2022|Categories: Anxiety, CBT, Mental Health, Panic attack|

Introduction   Heart racing, sweating, feeling dizzy.  These are just some of the common symptoms of anxiety, and when it hits, it can feel like you are going through a whirlwind of emotions without a clear way out.  However, I am here to tell you that while the symptoms of anxiety can feel uncomfortable, and [...]

CBT for Relationship Anxiety

By |2022-02-22T16:35:10+02:00February 23rd, 2022|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental Health, Relationships, Social Anxiety|

Defining Relationship Anxiety We, as humans, are thought to be social beings.  Most of us are reliant on having relationships with friends, family, and acquaintances. For those individuals who have an interest in dating, a romantic relationship become a major component for social interaction. Relationships can provide a sense of comfort, as well as, a [...]

Social Media’s Impact on Mental Health and How to Prevent a Negative Influence

By |2021-06-24T16:57:09+02:00June 9th, 2021|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Depression, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Social Anxiety, Wellness|

Living in a society that is so intertwined with social media, it can make it hard not to find ourselves comparing our appearances, careers, and lives in general to other people. Between Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, Online dating profiles, Youtube Channels, Tiktok, and the vast number of additional social media sites, there is an obscene [...]

How to Cope with Generalized Anxiety Disorder in a Relationship

By |2021-06-17T18:49:11+02:00May 28th, 2021|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Relationships, Social Anxiety, Stress|

Romantic relationships can be a wonderful part of life—a source of support, a companion to share time with, and someone who helps to encourage their partner through journeys and hardships. However, on the other hand, relationships can also be a stressor; depending on the state of the relationship. Many different factors can negatively impact the [...]

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