I’ll admit I was a bit skeptical at first. It all seemed too easy. I wondered how something that has caused me so much stress and anxiety could be relieved just by tapping and repeating a phrase. My initial intensity was about a seven out of ten; this issue I was working on definitely did … Continue reading Emotional Freedom
You’ve done all of your homework, you understood the material in class and when you were studying at home; but, on the day of the test, you freeze and your mind goes blank. We’ve all felt nervous before a big test. That’s perfectly normal; in fact, a little bit of anxiety before a test can … Continue reading Test Taking Anxiety
I like to think of anxiety as a red flag-a sign that I have lost my ability to control the outcome of a situation. Researchers define anxiety as an emotion associated with intense feelings, worrisome thoughts, extreme apprehension, or fear. Anxiety disrupts our emotions and our physiology. It's not an exaggerated over-reaction to situations. It … Continue reading What is Anxiety
We are victims of societal conditioning; we were taught as kids that emotions are ‘good and bad,’ and encouraged to suppress, fear, and avoid the bad ones.
she closed her eyes, placed one hand on her heart, and just after taking her first breath yelled out, “I can’t do this please stop, I’m losing control!”
Just one glance and you would be mesmerized by his tall stature, his deep voice and his confidence. After one conversation you would want to learn more about him. His stare was intense and inviting, and he was jovial. I approached him and introduced myself. At the end of our conversation he shared, “I’m a … Continue reading Anxious and Hiding