Every time you get behind the wheel of a car, you’re in control of a 2 ton weapon. Yipes! What a strange, but very accurate, way to think about it. But knowing that might make you more aware of how serious the privilege of driving really is. You may need to slow down your anxious… Continue reading Slow Down Anxious Driving
Technological advancements now put massive amounts of information right at our fingertips. There isn’t a fact or a figure that we can’t get the answer to in minutes (or seconds). We no longer have the need for research in books and journals (or conversations) and in some ways we’ve lost patience for it. We want… Continue reading Have We Created a More Anxious World?
I'm a child of the seventies and eighties, which means that we only had three choices for TV channels growing up. THREE! My kids still think I'm lying when I talk about it. Yes, kiddos, on Friday nights we literally had the choice of Dukes of Hazard or whatever the heck those other two channels… Continue reading Overcome Overwhelm … Cut Down the Choices
I'm a thinker or to be more accurate, an overthinker. I worry about the strangest things and struggle to let things go. It's a behavior I learned growing up from parents who each had their own issues and forms of anxiety. It's not a behavior that is easily unlearned and it makes practicing mindfulness much… Continue reading Start and End Your Day with Mindfulness
We all know people who think they're always the victim. Everything is about them. Everything bad that happens is targeted towards them. The world is just out to get them ... or is it? A sure sign of someone who is mentally healthy is their ability to handle adversity aka when shit goes wrong. Do… Continue reading The World is NOT Out to Get You