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What is the Mind-Body Connection?

Mention the words, “mind-body connection,” and every self-styled life coach within ear shot will nod affirmingly as if you have just unveiled the secret to life. Aside from the trendiness, what does this really mean and how is it relevant to receiving therapy? This topic becomes especially confusing because the [...]

2021-07-13T16:52:26+00:00July 13th, 2021|

Mindfulness as the Antidote for Addiction

The power of mindfulness to treat addiction has become increasingly evident as my sober time increases and I practice meditation in the ways outlined below. Gaining this awareness required a glimpse into the mirror where I could see how badly I wanted to stop and how impossible that was at [...]

2021-03-23T01:20:04+00:00January 29th, 2021|

How to Drop the Struggle with Anxiety – Part 3

In Part 2, we learned that if our goal is to rid ourselves of anxiety, it will likely only increase the frequency, intensity, and duration of anxiety over time. How can this be? Expansion not subtraction Part of the answer lies in where Acceptance and Commitment Therapy has its philosophical [...]

2021-03-23T01:23:23+00:00August 22nd, 2019|

How to Drop the Struggle with Anxiety – Part 2

In part 1, we learned how anxiety is like struggling in quicksand. The more we struggle with it, the more we are caught in its sinking trap. My own personal struggle with anxiety consistently intensified from 3rd grade, when my classmates noticed my sweaty armpits, all the way into adulthood. [...]

2021-03-23T01:24:08+00:00April 29th, 2019|

How to Drop the Struggle with Anxiety – Part 1

How To Drop the Struggle with Anxiety Anxiety and I have been well-acquainted for awhile. After years of struggling, learning, and training on how to treat anxiety, I still recognize it showing up in my life regularly. I personally struggle to this day with how much I dislike anxious, fearful [...]

2021-03-23T01:28:43+00:00March 22nd, 2019|
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