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  Let me guess:  life is feeling a little crazy for you right now, and maybe you’re wishing you knew some ways to avoid burnout (if you feel you could be heading in that direction). You too?  Whew, that means I’m not alone (and also, it means you’re not either). This whole 2020/pandemic on the […]

November 5, 2020

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Ways to Avoid Burnout When Life Gets Crazy

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  So many of my clients (and friends!) remain undecided about whether or not they should take anxiety medication, and I totally get it.  It’s a big decision.  I remember feeling a little unsure about starting medication for my PMDD way back when. It’s totally normal to hesitate when you’re thinking about putting psychotropic drugs […]

October 20, 2020

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What To Know Before You Start Anxiety Medication

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  The question I’ve been getting more and more the past few days as I’ve been going live on Instagram and Facebook is: “How do I deal with pandemic anxiety?” Sure, there are lots of other, more specific questions wrapped up in that one, such as: “What if schools don’t open up in the fall?” […]

July 11, 2020

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How to Deal with Pandemic Anxiety

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  As I shared just the other night in my free class, “How to Stop Yelling at the People You Love,” (p.s. you can catch the entire replay HERE), mind-mapping is one of the go-to tools I suggest to clients to deal with stress and anxiety. Why? Because mind-mapping is essentially a mini-therapy session – […]

July 8, 2020

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Mind Mapping for Stress and Anxiety Relief

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  I’m a huge fan of journaling in all the circumstances, but I especially love a good journaling prompt for anxiety, and that’s exactly what I want to share with you today.  But I’ll get to that in just a minute. In the interest of keeping it all the way real, I have to be […]

March 26, 2020

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Be The Hero: A Journaling Prompt For Anxiety

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Do you ever lose sleep from work related anxiety?  You’re not alone, my friend! From difficult co-workers or bosses to feeling like you have to be “on” or “perfect” all the time, there are a million reasons why women consistently report that work is one of their number one stressors.  The good news is, there […]

February 3, 2020

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How To Deal With Work Related Anxiety

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Think you know all there is to know about social anxiety symptoms?  Well today I’m challenging you to think again, my friends!  The reality is that many behaviors people without social anxiety are quick to write off as a person being indifferent, aloof, or even mean, could really just be symptoms of social anxiety. This […]

January 20, 2020

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7 Social Anxiety Symptoms That Might Surprise You

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“What are the best ways to prevent anxiety?” As a therapist, I get this question a lot, and for good reason.  No one likes to feel anxious.  It’s just so darn unpleasant.  Regardless of age, gender, or station in life, anxiety is the number one thing my clients seek my help for. As such, I […]

January 13, 2020

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The Best Ways to Prevent Anxiety

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Not long ago, I posted a video to my IGTV and Facebook page entitled, “What it means to hold space for others.” It’s a topic I have been investigating in my own life of late, and I know it’s one that many of you have asked me for more info on. In fact, the entire […]

July 1, 2019

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How Your Fear Fuels Your Judgment (and what to do about it)

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  Figuring out how to deal with worries is no easy task, am I right?  I mean I honestly believe that anxiety has got to be one of the most uncomfortable feelings known to man.  And yes, I’m partially talking about the physical sensations that anxiety can produce in us, but I’m also talking about […]

May 22, 2019

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How to Deal with Worries

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