5 Ways to Help a Friend with Anxiety

Wondering how to help those with anxiety? Here are the top 5 from @psychologytoday https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/in-practice/201607/how-help-someone-anxiety Summary 1. Educate yourself about what can help anxiety 2. Help your anxious friend break free of avoidance behavior 3. Destigmatize your friend's experience of anxiety 4. Beware the reassurance-seeking trap 5. Assist your friend/spouse/family member in getting help with anxiety Detail … Continue reading 5 Ways to Help a Friend with Anxiety

How to Strip Anxious Thoughts of their Power

Persistent, obsessive, intrusive and unwelcome thoughts are major cornerstones of an anxiety disorder. You may also hear the terms "obsessive thoughts" and "worries." When I have them they seem to stay stuck, like a record skipping (which is a dated reference now 😀). Not only are these thoughts repetitive they can grow louder and more … Continue reading How to Strip Anxious Thoughts of their Power