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...
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...
Are you experiencing intrusive thoughts or memories of past events?
Are you fearful of the future?
Do you get startled easily?
Do you experience heightened alertness or anxiety when in public?
Do you dissociate, lose time, or go into a "trance" to escape fear?
The causes of your distress may be immediate or rooted in your history. It may be difficult to tell the difference between the source of your stress, anxiety, grief, or discomfort, and your current struggles. You may even try to correct the wrong problems. You may suppress, avoid, or even self-medicate trauma with compulsive behaviors or addiction. There is HELP and HOPE for current or...