Reduce Anxiety by Grounding Yourself

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How to Reduce Anxiety by Grounding Yourself

What is anxiety? Anxiety is one of the most common mental health problems in the United States. Even if you don’t meet the clinical criteria for an anxiety disorder, I’m sure you’ve experienced some of the hallmark symptoms from time to time: uncontrollable worry trouble concentrating insomnia rumination or obsessive thoughts muscle tension stomach aches, […]

3 Simple Breathing Exercises to Reduce Anxiety

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3 Simple Breathing Exercises to Reduce Anxiety

  Breathing Exercises to Reduce Anxiety and  Stress Breathing is my favorite strategy for anxiety and stress relief. It’s quick, easy, free, and you can do it anywhere.   I’m going to teach you three very simple breathing exercises to reduce anxiety, but you don’t actually need any particular technique to relieve stress. You can […]

13 Common Cognitive Distortions

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13 Common Cognitive Distortions. Negative automatic thoughts, distorted thoughts, CBT challenge negative thinking errors.

What are cognitive distortions? Cognitive distortions are also known as thinking errors, thinking distortions, irrational thoughts, distorted thoughts, and negative automatic thoughts. Cognitive distortions are ways that you twist up your thinking to see yourself, your situation, and other people in a negative light. They’re basically your mind playing tricks on you; convincing you that […]

What’s the Difference Between Coaching and Counseling?

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The Difference between Coaching and Therapy

  Coaching vs. Counseling Many people wonder whether they would benefit from coaching or from psychotherapy or counseling.  If you’re confused about the difference between coaching and therapy, you’re not alone! Coaching and therapy serve two distinct purposes but there is a fair amount of overlap, so it can be confusing. Coaching and Counseling or […]