Hijacked by Panic? Tips for Overcoming Overwhelm

Do you know panic? Sometimes it comes in hot and harsh, takes over, knocks you back with fear or upset, and spooks you for a long time afterward. Sometimes it rises slowly, overwhelming you with the thought that when you do...

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD): What It Is and How to Treat It.

Have you ever had a thought that would not go away? Do you have a tendency to become preoccupied or to persistently dwell on things? Do you feel the need to touch or to count things over and over...

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Burnout: Prevention and Recovery

About every month or two one or more of my clients suffers from Burnout. Burnout is not technically a clinical term, but one that is used to describe a state of emotional, mental and physical exhaustion that renders a person...

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The 12 Best Ways to Stay Positive

In today’s world we are regularly bombarded with bad news. Even if you are doing fine in your personal life, it is hard to escape the impact of all the incoming negative information. It is within this climate that we are...

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Attention Deficit Disorder Often Brings Anxiety

Attention Deficit Disorder …What it is and Do You Have It? It is estimated that 3-6% of children have ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). Although there are no absolute statistics regarding adults or children with this syndrome, some scientists...

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Afraid to Commit? Are You Commitment Phobic?

Sarah was dating Fred for about 2 years. They were both in their mid-30s and were developing careers. Both partners felt pretty comfortable in the relationship. The comfort level changed however when Sarah had “the conversation” with Fred. Sarah had felt...

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Learning How to Overcome Procrastination

Procrastination: To delay, put off or avoid doing something, especially something requiring immediate attention.   That is the dictionary definition. Many of us procrastinate to some degree. That is, we may find ourselves putting off certain tasks which may be difficult...

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The Best Tips For Stress Relief… 32 Proven Ways to Beat Stress

There will always be a certain amount of stress or apprehension connected with anything we do that we consider important. It is the human condition. Because stress can be cumulative, like the building up of pressure in a pressure cooker, we...

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Anxiety Disorders and How to Cope With Them

Anxiety can be experienced as a normal temporary response to something we may be worried about like an important test we are about to take or a presentation or performance we are about to give. It can also occur...

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