It is quite an interesting but exciting season for me right now because at the end of August, me and my husband will welcome our first child! It is a season full of learning, waiting, resting (at least trying to), savoring and preparing. I made it through the first trimester woes … [Read more...] about The Right Kind of Preparation
Peace. It’s what we all want, right? Many people come to therapy because of out-of-control anxiety. They can’t sleep, they can’t relax, everything and everyone irritates them. Anxious people may ruminate about past or present events, but mostly they camp out in the future. They … [Read more...] about Our Strange Relationship with Anxiety
We can’t let our guard down. Too much is at stake. We are rounding out a year with this pandemic. Everyone is exhausted. Some people have never worried and just openly embraced getting the virus and getting it over with. Others lock themselves away hoping they can … [Read more...] about How Could I Have Let My Guard Down?
Anxiety can be a beast to deal with. It can masquerade as stress, control, worry, or anger; and shows up as headaches, stomach pain, hypertension, and sleeplessness. It might be difficult to read if symptoms are medical, or a persistent and unrelenting bout of anxiety. Anxiety is … [Read more...] about Why Won’t My Anxiety Go Away?
There are many factors contributing to a building anxiety globally and as individuals. A flood of information, ever changing circumstances, fear for our own wellbeing and others, restricted access to amenities, lack of normal routine or structure, unknown days ahead… the list … [Read more...] about Facing Anxiety Amidst the Coronavirus
We’ve all been there…facing down a challenge that we’re not sure we’re good enough to meet. For me, one of those moments came the year I learned to pilot a plane. While on one of my first solo flights I came across a situation that I hadn’t anticipated; and I felt like I had … [Read more...] about Fear of Failure