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How to go from Fear to Freedom: Conquering Anxious Attachment

Cracking the Code of Attachment Styles: Navigating Anxiety and Healing in Relationships In the complexity of human relationships, attachment styles serve as a guiding framework that helps us decipher our emotional tendencies and behavioral patterns. These four attachment styles show how we give and receive love and provide profound insights into our actions within adult romantic relationships. These styles take...[ read more ]

The Dangers of Emotional Numbing

Have you ever found yourself feeling disconnected from your emotions? Do you struggle to identify your feelings, or perhaps feel like you're going through the motions of life without really experiencing anything deeply? If so, you may be experiencing emotional numbing, which can be a typical response to trauma. Emotional numbing is a common coping mechanism that occurs when we...[ read more ]

6 tips to overcome anxiety and uncertainty

Last Thursday morning, I was sitting in my office when a new client walked in. The first thing I noticed was the look of worry etched on their face. As they sat down, they let out a deep sigh and began to explain what had brought them in. They were feeling overwhelmed and anxious about the state of our country....[ read more ]

7 Ways To Calm Your Anxious Child

Anxiety is a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease. All children feel anxiety sometimes. It’s a healthy emotion and a natural part of growing up. There are many occasions in life when children feel anxious. They may feel anxious before a big change (going to a new school, before an exam, etc.), or when they have had a distressing or...[ read more ]

Life Hacks for Managing ADHD

What is ADHD? Do you often face difficulty in concentrating on something, remembering information, following directions, organizing tasks, or finishing work on time? It's normal to forget things from time to time or have trouble getting yourself organized. Most of us misplace our keys or phones once in a while and even have trouble focusing on a long-winded lecture. But...[ read more ]

How Being On Autopilot is Ruining Your Life

In today’s world, it can be easy to dive into overworking and overcommitting. We live in a society where it can feel like if you’re not constantly on the move, you’re falling behind. However, it is becoming all too common to use high productivity as a mask, or as a way to avoid dealing with and processing painful emotions. The...[ read more ]

How Can High Functioning Anxiety Impact My Life?

Anxiety is a natural part of life. A regulated amount of anxiety is good for us, as it pushes us to be the best versions of ourselves that we can be. However, there does come a point where anxiety grows out of control and for some, it transitions into what we call “high functioning anxiety”. Those who have developed high...[ read more ]

How to Get Things Done When You Have Anxiety

When you’re having feelings of anxiety, productivity can feel out of reach. It can be easy to overestimate the time or effort required to complete a task or even underestimate the work you have already done. You may even start to feel guilty or overwhelmed when a task has slipped through the cracks. It’s important to know that there are...[ read more ]

How Does My Attachment Style Affect My Romantic Relationship?

You might be surprised to learn just how much your attachment style affects the relationships you develop with romantic partners. It’s important to know that our attachment style can be heavily influenced by how we bonded with our parents ( or guardians) at a young age. We often look to our parents for guidance, love, and security, especially during difficult...[ read more ]

Depression, Anxiety and Overwhelm: How To Move forward When Things Don’t Go According to Plan

If you are someone who has depression or anxiety, or if you are someone who obsessively plans and feels a strong need for control, then you know that last-minute changes can be challenging to manage. It can feel overwhelming and even chaotic when something that wasn't scheduled "pops up" and knocks you off track. For some people, this type of...[ read more ]

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