Anxiety is like a rocking chair. It keeps you moving but doesn't get you anywhere.
We all experience anxiety and stress continuously throughout our lives. It doesn't stop. It just comes and goes. That's why I'm a strong believer in becoming your therapist when it comes to stress and anxiety.
Our free Anxiety & Stress Resource Center covers a variety of topics, all aiming:
Since breathing is the one thing we can control and regulate, it is a useful tool for achieving a relaxed and clear state of mind or for getting you out of a bored and sleepy place. Try these 2 quick and effective breathing exercises to become a master of your nervous system.
Anxiety's best friends: organization and a sense of control over one's life. As a therapist, one of my favorite things to see is the sense of relief a client has when they understand and sort out their overwhelming anxiety.
So just like you'd organize your closet or your office, organizing your mind and sorting out your anxious and stressful experiences will give you peace of mind and the feeling that you are in charge again.
This module comes with three free PDFs. The first one introduces the concept of BASIC ID and how to apply it. The second one helps you create a list of self-care ideas. The third one is just a blank template to use every time you feel the angst and stress and feel like you need to organize your life to gain some control and relief.
Your loved ones complained about one thing or another, something you should change....or maybe, you've come up to that conclusion yourself...and you've tried, many times....and you did well for a couple of weeks or a couple of days, and then you went back to the old habits.
Because once those brain neurons found a comfy road, they like to stick to it; they do NOT like the road less traveled. Check out our Stages of Change worksheets that will give you a roadmap for your efforts, a method to the madness, if you will, to ensure less relapse and longer lasting success.