5 Keys to Beat Overwhelm, Stress, and Anxiety, Fears, and Trauma Flashbacks
Our mind and body are constantly on alert to self-protect, scanning the environment for potential hurts. This is the essence of worry: projecting, preparing, and rehearsing a future danger that’s rooted in past painful experience, witnessing, or perceived victimization. Overwhelm happens when we are confronted with one or more negative, real or imagined, experiences that supersede our ability to manage or control them. This is often labeled as a “crisis”. It could be ignited by something as powerful as a relationship breakup or death of a loved one, or, by...
Do you or a loved one spend money compulsively or shop impulsively?
Are you in constant anxiety of living on a financial edge?
Do you feel like you don’t understand money?
Are money conflicts destroying your relationship?
Millions of people have become trapped in a spiral of spending and debt. Overspending is a cultural addiction in a society that urges us to buy on credit, and keep buying. We are, after all, a consumer society, which rewards and glorifies the self-destructive behavior of overspending and compulsive shopping. This behavior leads to lives of unrealistic...
Are you experiencing racing thoughts or persistent dread?
Do you want freedom from overwhelm and anxiety?
Are you constantly worried that something bad is going to happen?
Do fears keep you from engaging socially, sexually, or in other activities?
Does your anxiety lead you to think you are going crazy or having a heart attack or other physical disorders?
Are you afraid of being left alone?
It is common for people to encounter stress and anxiety in their lives, at any age. What is uncommon is for people to do something about anxiety problems before they irreparably damage their self-esteem, work, and relationships. Research has shown...
The “12 Ways of Christmas” Holiday Stress Reduction.
by Moshe Rozdzial, LPC
The holiday season is a time of great expectations. Often this leads to feeling pressure to
spend more money, overeat, use alcoholic beverages, postpone sleep, and to put on a holiday
“happy face”. There may also be challenges for those living alone or away from family. This may
lead to stress, overwhelm and depression. Some suggestions on how to handle holiday stress
in healthy ways are as follows:
1. Maintain healthy eating habits. Don’t let the holidays become a dietary nightmare.
Overindulgence may add to stress and guilt, and health risks....