If anxiety is not controlled, it can potentially take over your life and is more than simply ordinary stress. You end up feeling completely overburdened, worn out, and distracted. Numerous anxiety sufferers report having trouble sleeping, tense muscles, headaches, and racing thoughts. These are just a few examples of the destruction worry can cause in your body and psyche. This message is for you if you frequently experience fear or concern, find it difficult to
Let’s face it: Men have a limited knowledge of women since they are multifaceted people. There is a secret to getting her heart back if your marriage is having problems, even though you may not know what to do. Women need to feel comfortable in their relationships since they are emotional beings. Women’s primary relational requirements, in accordance with psychologist and internationally renowned relationship expert John Gottman, are emotional support and reliability. Here are some
Marriage is meant to be a sacred union between two individuals who genuinely care for and love one another. Even yet, there are still circumstances in which a marriage might degenerate into toxicity. The person who previously made you feel cherished may end up being the only one who hurts you or betrays you. When one or both partners act in ways that consistently harm the other person’s bodily or mental well-being, the marriage is
Trauma can be a challenging experience to overcome and can have lasting effects on your overall functioning and well-being. After experiencing trauma, you may struggle to find yourself again or become completely overwhelmed by the emotional wreckage that trauma has caused in your life. It is important to gain support by speaking with friends, loved ones, or a professional therapist if your trauma feels too intense to process alone. Below are some helpful tips to
Setting and maintaining healthy boundaries is essential for leading a fulfilling life. Personal boundaries exist to protect your physical, emotional, and mental well-being and encourage healthy relationships. When you clarify your boundaries, you open yourself up to the opportunity to nurture more satisfying relationships, manage your time and energy more effectively, and reduce your stress levels. Establishing boundaries is not easy, especially if you have a tendency to people-please. If you often say “yes” out
Depression can keep you mired in an unending pit of melancholy, passivity, and despair. It can appear impossible to complete ordinary chores, like getting out of bed. Thoughts like “Is life really worth living?” or “The future is hopeless anyway, so what’s the point?” may cross your mind. If so, you’re not the only one. One of the most widespread types of mental illness, depression is experienced by millions of individuals worldwide. It adversely impacts
Because it gives people the tools and techniques to better control their symptoms and address underlying problems, therapy can be a successful anxiety treatment. Here are several methods therapy can be beneficial: Therapy offers a nonjudgmental, safe, and supportive setting where you can freely communicate your feelings and experiences without worrying about being judged or rejected. This might make you more at ease and self-assured as you investigate your anxiety and its underlying causes. Therapy
This may sound familiar to you. Your chest feels so tight that you can hardly breathe, and you are so anxious that you are unable to control your rushing thoughts. You find it impossible to carry out your everyday activities, you are beyond worn out, and you believe that no matter how hard you try, you will never be able to stop riding the emotional roller coaster of anxiety, sadness, and fury. Relationships, your career,
As a Christian, marriage is viewed as a sacred union that unites two people in mutual love, trust, and respect, with God as their foundation. The truth is that every relationship experiences ups and downs, and occasionally it may be necessary to seek expert advice from a marriage counselor. What, then, should a Christian anticipate from marriage counseling? As a Christian, marriage is viewed as a sacred union that unites two people in mutual love,
Anxiety and worry are two emotions that people experience regularly. They can be overwhelming and difficult to control, causing many maladaptive responses. Therefore, it is essential to understand the difference between the two. Worry is a common occurrence that everyone engages in from time to time. It is a natural response to a situation that causes concern or uncertainty. Worry tends to be focused on a specific event or situation, and can often be alleviated
The term “gaslighting” has been circulating as a psychological term for a while. The attention that this term has received has helped people in identifying and naming specific dysfunctions that are occurring in their relationships, and it has empowered many to stand firm in their individual truths. Despite being aware of the phrase and comprehending what it means, many people still find it challenging to manage situations when they are the ones being gaslit. So
“Daring to set boundaries is about having the courage to love ourselves even when we risk disappointing others.” – Brene Brown Boundaries are difficult to navigate especially if you have never been taught how to establish and maintain them. Some people are naturally able to set boundaries, but others need guidance and support. You likely struggle with boundaries if you are a people pleaser or have a sensitive and overly caring nature. This temperament motivates
To guarantee that everyone respects our needs, feelings, and privacy, we set boundaries for ourselves and others. You can start setting up different kinds of boundaries so that you can present your best self in every aspect of your life. Relational boundaries are among the most crucial to uphold. Our existence is centered on relationships, and limits enable us to conduct successful interactions in a polite manner. It’s important to let your partner, friends, family,
Individual counseling is a personal opportunity to receive support and grow during difficult times in one’s life. Individual counseling can assist with a variety of personal issues such as anger, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, marriage and relationship difficulties, parenting issues, school difficulties, career changes, and so on. Individual counseling (also known as psychotherapy, talk therapy, or treatment) is a one-on-one process in which clients work with a trained mental health clinician in a safe, caring,
Can You Relate? Have you ever tried to go to sleep only to be assaulted by a barrage of negative thoughts?  Or what about when you say something and feel like it came out the wrong way and just can’t stop thinking about what other people are thinking about you now?  If this is you then you are in good company.  And by that I mean that company includes all of us.  Every human on
Consider the Word Distort Have you ever started a day feeling amazing and then something happens that makes you feel depressed, anxious, angry and you just want to ________________(fill in the blank)?  I know I have and many times when I look back or talk with friends it seems like it wasn’t nearly that big of a deal.  I may have misunderstood something a friend said,  felt like I didn’t do a great job on
By Erin Jackson As mentioned in last week’s post, college is an exciting time in a young person’s life, but it can also be the most stressful. Let’s take a look at a few more reasons why: Treatment transition: According to Dr. Anthony Rostain in an interview with NPR, college students can face a particularly tough transition because they’ve learned to manage their mental disorder at home with medication and/or talk therapy, but then they
  By Jessica Forehand and Erin Jackson Being a college student can bring about many unique pressures. There’s a lot going on in the life of a student. There are deadlines, presentations, tests, boring lectures, and endless studying. For some, it may be the first time you’ve been away from home and you find yourself struggling with the newfound freedom. For others, you may be juggling a hefty work schedule on top of your education.
Written by: Jessica Forehand, LPC-C and Erin Jackson, LPC-C We are now finding ourselves months into a worldwide health crisis and by now you have probably read or seen something about the importance of self-care. You may wonder: what is self-care exactly? Self-care is the practice of making time to take care of yourself. Sounds simple, doesn’t it? It should be, but in the daily grind of everyday life, sometimes taking care of ourselves takes
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