What to do when you worry too much, part 2

There are lots of techniques out there to control and manage our anxiety and worry. I'll list three more that have been shown to help you to relax, and/or function effectively in spite of your anxiety. Progressive Muscle Relaxation Some of you have heard of this before. This is a technique developed by Dr. Edmund … Continue reading What to do when you worry too much, part 2

What to do when you worry too much, Part I

It happens to all of us: life gets stressful sometimes. Many of my clients will tell me their mind "won't shut down" or it keeps "going in circles." This can interfere with our work, with our sleep, and can leave us feeling either keyed up or exhausted a lot of the time. Sometimes distracting ourselves … Continue reading What to do when you worry too much, Part I

How to choose good self-help resources, pt 3

“In recent years, more Americans will seek mental health information from the Internet or attend a self-help group than will consult all mental health professionals combined. Self-help is, frankly, big business. According to recent market research, Americans spend an estimated $10 billion a year on self-improvement products!” I'm writing the same quote on all three … Continue reading How to choose good self-help resources, pt 3

How to choose good self-help resources, pt 2

"In recent years, more Americans will seek mental health information from the Internet or attend a self-help group than will consult all mental health professionals combined. Self-help is, frankly, big business. According to recent market research, Americans spend an estimated $10 billion a year on self-improvement products!" That's how I started my last post. Today … Continue reading How to choose good self-help resources, pt 2

How to choose good self-help resources

In recent years, more Americans will seek mental health information from the Internet or attend a self-help group than will consult all mental health professionals combined. Self-help is, frankly, big business. According to recent market research, Americans spend an estimated $10 billion a year on self-improvement products! While it is big business, it's not always … Continue reading How to choose good self-help resources