Recognizing the Signs and Symptoms of Anxiety Disorders


Anxiety disorders can be debilitating conditions that affect millions of people worldwide. They can manifest in various ways, making it crucial to recognize the signs and symptoms early on for effective management and treatment. In this comprehensive guide, I will delve into what anxiety disorders are, the different types that…

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Understanding and Managing Social Anxiety Disorder


Feeling uneasy in social situations is something everyone experiences from time to time. However, some individuals grapple with a more severe form of distress known as Social Anxiety Disorder, which can interfere with their daily life. If you find that intense nervousness is impacting your personal relationships or preventing you…

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Are You Suffering from High-Functioning Anxiety? – 5 Tell-Tale Signs


Many people identify with the long list of common anxiety symptoms. From the racing thoughts to that notorious feeling of being on-edge, modern society has normalized these symptoms. But perhaps you’re not exactly the poster child for anxiety because you appear to have your life together. You’re organized, pay attention…

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A Traumatic Homecoming – Interview With A New Mother


I am so often stuck by the courage and bravery of first time mothers. Becoming a mother is a leap of faith and an absolute shift in identity. We have no idea how we will feel, how our baby will be, and what it’s all going to be like. Our…

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Stop Forking Yourself. 10 Tips to Mindful Eating


I think it’s safe to say we have all been guilty of once or twice filling up on food to cover up our feelings. Whether you find yourself feeling sad, anxious, or even stressed, we can so often turn to food to help us feel better. This leads to worse…

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The Important Thing About Yelling – a beautiful article written by Rachel Macy Stafford


As exhausted parents, we try so hard to keep our cool and breathe. There are times when all our needs, including our children, our partners, our pets, all come crashing down at once and we are left feeling scattered, perhaps anxious, stressed, and even angry. I love this post because…

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Surrendering To Resistance


Surrendering is not defeat. Surrendering is not giving up. Surrendering is ‘allowing’ in the moment. When we let go of struggle, and allow ourselves to just be where we are, we find more peace and more balance in ourselves and our lives. Each day, and more specifically each moment, we…

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How Psychotherapy Can Help


If you live in New York City, like I do, you know that most people speak openly about seeing their therapist. The stigma of shame is lifted when you live in a place that accepts psychotherapy as an acceptable form of asking for help. In New York, there are therapists…

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Anxiety; 5 Tips to Staying Calm


Anxiety. Even the name can make some people anxious. It can hit us like a ton of bricks or slowly creep in. Either way, struggling with anxiety can be exhausting and well anxiety producing. Here are some tips to help you through the anxiety. I have written about anxiety before…

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