Anxiety tips
How perfectionism fuels anxiety

How perfectionism fuels anxiety

How perfectionism fuels anxiety 15-years ago perfectionism spun my anxiety into warp drive at work. A year of chronic stress and anxiety from that perfectionism tipped me over the edge into exhaustion. I like to think that I have a strong work ethic and a drive to do...

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Four ways that music calms your anxiety

Four ways that music calms your anxiety

Four ways that music calms your anxiety Music has the ability to soothe our soul like nothing else.  Your choice of soothing music has the ability to reduce your anxiety, make you feel calmer and happier.  Here are four ways in which music calms your anxiety:  ...

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Square breathing

Square breathing

Square breathing to calm the mind Square breathing is one of the simplest breathing techniques I know to calm your nervous system, which will calm your mind and your body.  And the beauty of it is that you can do it literally anywhere! Photo by Alvan Nee on Unsplash...

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Deep sleep reduces anxiety

Deep sleep reduces anxiety

Deep Sleep Reduces Anxiety Levels When we have anxiety often one of the first things to suffer is our sleep.  It may be difficult for us to drop off to sleep: we ruminate, toss and turn.  Or maybe you have no problem dropping off, but wake suddenly at 3 am with an...

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Emotional eating (and how to stop)

Emotional eating (and how to stop)

Emotional eating (and how to stop) Do you struggle with food cravings?  I do.  I'm an emotional eater but learning the neuroscience and psychology of emotional eating has helped me quit. People always assume that a therapist totally has their act together, but we’re...

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