There are so many opinions on when and how to stretch, but what does the research say? Change your thinking to focus on flexibility as it relates to your sport or hobby.
When we feel anxious our fight or flight response is activated. We have a tendency to isolate ourselves from those around us, and are more easily irritated. This post discusses how we can build our support systems and the resources available to help us improve how we are feeling.
Introduction to the 21 Day Anxiety Challenge. Understanding anxiety as an emotion and the triggers that are unique to our emotions are the start of your journey. We will unpack the process of identifying the cause or causes of our anxiety and our behaviors. There is one activity or challenge for you to practice.
Of all the grounding exercises focusing on your breathing is one of the most important when you are anxious. Learning how to breathe can help you with your feelings of anxiety. It is also a great tool in improving your posture, reducing pain, and even helping with headaches. Check out other exercises you can try as well.
Sleep and anxiety are connected. Struggle with anxiety or worry and you have trouble falling asleep. Getting too little or poor sleep and you increase your anxiety. This vicious circle can be broken. Let us help you unpack the connections of sleep and the feeling of anxiety. You will learn the most important habit/activity that you can focus on to improve your anxiety.
Emotional Intelligence or EQ is the ability to be aware of yourself as well as the needs of others. We all have a story and our story frames how we interact with the world. Determining the trigger that is causing our feelings can help us choose better behaviors.
Have you ever had trouble sticking with a New Year’s Resolution or a goal? Here are 5 steps that will increase your chance of success. The first step is to align your goal with your values. Who do you want to be? As you work through the steps there is one important thing that you will need to focus on once you have created the .
The beginning of taking control of your anxiety is identifying what is in your control and what things are out of your control. This is your Locus of Control. This post starts us on our
When we find ourselves out of balance, both mentally and physically, there are 3 things that will get us back on track. Focus on these 3 Health Habits to create better health.
Your teen may not share with you their emotions on how they are feeling. Signs to look for are isolation from friends and family, slipping grades, and mood changes or irritability. These are also signs that your teenager is not getting enough sleep. There is one thing that you can start doing as a parent as well as one thing your family can do to address your teenager’s mental health. Keep reading to find out what you can do to ‘fix your teen’.