Trauma is one of the most difficult things to understand, and can be even harder to explain to others. People who have suffered trauma don’t always recognize when they are having a trauma reaction. But they know when they are uncomfortable. It’s hard dealing with a traumatic past. It’s also challenging to explain it toContinue reading “Mind, Body, and Trauma”
Category Archives: Anxiety Management
The Great Resignation
Have you heard of the Great Resignation? Basically, it’s a “wave of employees who’ve decided to leave their jobs,” (M. Kornfield and A Van Dam, 2021). The pandemic has shifted our perspective on life, especially on these two factors: how we spend our time and how much we feel valued. Many of us were shelteringContinue reading “The Great Resignation”
Does My Job Make Me ‘Good Enough’?
What made you go into the field you’re working in? Was it a burning passion to help people or did you know someone who helped you get into your line of work? People have many reasons as to why they are working their current job. What I’m curious to know is how does your jobContinue reading “Does My Job Make Me ‘Good Enough’?”
Understand Your Anxiety
Anxiety can be difficult to understand. It can also be difficult to explain. But I heard it explained well on a pod cast and I wanted to share it with you. What we know is that we feel uncomfortable or even scared when we are anxious. But, why does that happen and what do weContinue reading “Understand Your Anxiety”
We all know what red flags are. Typically, red flags are character traits in people that we think are dangerous, toxic, and undesirable. There are obvious red flags like people who hurt puppies, avoid paying taxes, or drink black coffee. Okay okay, that last one was a joke. But, red flags may differ from personContinue reading “Red Flags”
What the Heck is Anxiety?
Your first answer to the question “what the heck is anxiety?” might be “a pain in the neck!” Anxiety is uncomfortable, scary, overpowering, and downright difficult to manage. Although we can all agree that it sucks to feel anxious, would you believe me if I said that anxiety was a critical and useful tool inContinue reading “What the Heck is Anxiety?”
Coping Skills: 101
If you read the last post What the Heck is Anxiety, you got a glimpse at what anxiety is and that it’s often about our brains trying to keep us safe from what it thinks is dangerous. That’s a simplified example but it gets the point across. Now, you may want to know your optionsContinue reading “Coping Skills: 101”