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Heal the heartache. How healing attachment wounds offers anxiety relief.

Have you been struggling with anxiety that has no “apparent” cause?

There’s nothing in particular that’s on your mind, yet there’s this nagging feeling of worry, of panic or of fear. You may be dreading a time of year, a new interaction, a recent shift in your love relationship or demands your family or work life is putting on you, but none of these equate to the feeling of discomfort you’re experiencing. I so get how uncomfortable and confusing it can be to not understand the “reason” for the pain.

If you are experiencing symptoms related to anxiety but don’t have a recent stressor, or trauma that it can be attributed to, I invite you to look deeper.

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Is it anxiety or stress?

Anxiety is one of the most common mental health conditions in the United States. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, anxiety disorders affect 40 million adults in the United states, age 18 and older. The good news is that anxiety disorders are highly treatable, but get this, only 36.9% of those suffering are receiving mental heath treatment. 

Now, how do you know if you're one of those people who are experiencing the common anxiety, or if it's simply day to day stress?

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An Easy 6-Step Somatic Exercise to Process Triggers

Last blog addressed what triggers are and where they come from. This blog is going to dive a bit deeper into how to support yourself when you are experiencing a trigger or stressful event, and are needing skills for relief.

As we mentioned last week, one of the ways to work with triggers is to ground yourself, and orient to the room around you. This week we are practicing orienting yourself to your body so you can support yourself when triggered. Next, I will give you 6 steps for you to practice for relief. 


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Self-Test to GAD (generalized anxiety disorder)

Do I have run-of-the mill-anxiety or do I suffer from a generalized anxiety disorder, also called GAD? Here’s a simple self-test with 11 questions to ask yourself.

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Harvard on Happiness- Tips to Increase Quality of Life

Most human are chasing the feeling of happiness.

Based on a recent survey given to millennials about their most important life goals, over 80% responded by saying they would like to get rich, and over 50% of the same group shared that they would also like to attain fame in their lifetime. 

The not-so-subtle message we receive is to do more, work  harder and keep spinning that wheel until we achieve. 

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Is Somatic Therapy for you?

You feel tense, panicky, insecure, and uncomfortable in your skin.

Your body may be holding some messages that make you feel stuck, irritable or insecure. You may be aware of some of the messages you hold or you may have a nagging sense that something feels off. 

Your body tells a tale that goes deeper than the spoken word.

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