I think one of the most difficult parts of trying to change your life is recognizing which parts need to change… and then being willing to change them. What I mean is, when we look at our lives as a whole, many people wish things could be different. But when we break our lives [...]
Sometimes I worry that I’m a shitty Dad. I know it’s not true but that doesn’t stop my mind from thinking the thought and worrying it might be true. Sometimes, just the fear something might be true is enough to make my anxiety elevate and bring on compulsive, negative thinking. And even with [...]
There is a big difference between learning to cope with anxiety and actually overcoming anxiety. Many people who are simply coping with anxiety think that they are overcoming it. In truth, there is a big difference. In this video, I talk about the difference between coping with vs overcoming anxiety, what it mean to really [...]
People who suffer from anxiety can go from feeling really, really, good to really, really bad and anxious really quickly. Why? What exactly happens that causes our brains to jump from a good mood to a bad mood? I'll talk about that next.
Are you a bully? You might be and not even realize it. When we beat ourselves up over things we do or don't do, it is a form of bullying. Don't be a bully! Love yourself! And if you are interested, here is my coach's website: Michael J. Chase - http://www.michaeljchase.com/
If you want to change your life you must first change your mindset. Taking responsibility for the choices you make can seem hard at first, but understand that is give you back your POWER! You can change your life if you change how you think about your life. Much love!
Why does anxiety seem to get progressively worse as time goes on? At first, maybe you feel a little uncomfortable in certain situations and then it eventually gets so bad that you avoid those situations at all costs! In this video I talk about why anxiety gets worse over time and what you can do [...]
Some days I don’t want to do anything. I don’t want to get out of bed. I don’t want to shower. I don’t want to go to work. I don’t want to even be. I just want to hide from the world. I know I’m not the only person that feels this way but [...]
I want to be very clear about something; fear is not real but danger is. The reason this is important to understand is because the best way to overcome your fear is to face it. But knowing the difference between fear and danger could be the difference between you overcoming your anxiety and ending up [...]
Note: This post also ran in The Huffington Post Healthy Living section on 1/25/16. You can view that post by clicking here. Dealing with anxiety and functioning in the world can be very challenging – especially when it comes to work. I have missed out on a lot of opportunities in my life, both [...]