Mindfulness In Motion - A Counseling Blog

8 Ways To Sleep Better With Anxiety

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Right now many people have more time on their hands than ever, don't have to wake up early to go to the office, and yet are having trouble sleeping. Many spend the night tossing and turning, struggling to disconnect from current events. And isn’t it ironic that the awareness of more time to sleep, combined with getting frustrated that we...[ read more ]

Managing Isolation Anxiety With Mindfulness

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With half the world ordered to stay home in social isolation, a sudden economic collapse, and so much uncertainty ahead, it’s easy to let racing and anxious thoughts take over. It’s natural to think about all the what-if’s and worst-case scenarios. Natural, but not helpful. People not accustomed to experiencing anxiety suddenly find themselves struggling to cope and wondering how...[ read more ]

6 Ways To Manage Coronavirus Stress & Anxiety

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Chances are, if you’re like most people, your anxiety level has increased a bit lately as a result of COVID-19 and the outbreak of the coronavirus. With social media and news bombarding us with information, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and a little (or maybe a lot) anxious. For many people who live with anxiety on a regular basis, this...[ read more ]

5 Foods That Can Increase Anxiety

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Recent statistics estimate that almost 20% of Americans struggle with an anxiety disorder. And we all experience anxiety in some form or another as a normal response to certain situations. Those who live with chronic stress and anxiety will spend much of their lives managing their symptoms with things like mindfulness, anxiety therapy, exercise, and even medication. While most people...[ read more ]

When To Get Therapy For Anxiety

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It seems lately every time I tell someone I’m a therapist for anxiety, the response I get is: “You must be really busy!” It's true that recent statistics indicate more and more people are seeking therapy for anxiety. However, it can be easy to mistake common anxiety symptoms for standard, run-of-the-mill stress. Therefore, it can be difficult to determine what...[ read more ]

Coping With Anxiety During The Holidays

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During the holidays, social media, radio, and TV would have us all believe we should be filled with nothing but joy and laughter. However, sadly, that's not always the case. Many people experience anxiety, feelings of sadness and loneliness during this fun, but often stressful time. Some of the more common reasons people experience anxious feelings during this time of...[ read more ]

5 Unexpected Ways to Manage Anxiety

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Whether anxiety is something you struggle with on a daily basis, or if you suffer from it occasionally, it’s a feeling we can all relate to. But if anxiety is a constant in your life and you’ve tried everything you can think of, it can be worth trying out a few new things. Of course, determining the origin and cause of...[ read more ]

What to Expect at Your First Therapy Session For Anxiety

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So, you have an appointment with an Anxiety Counselor for the first time and you don't know what to expect. Naturally, this may bring about additional anxiety symptoms however, this is to be expected. Arriving When you get to the office, your experience may be similar to a doctor's appointment. You might sign in, sit in a waiting room, and...[ read more ]

How Meditation Can Help Manage Stress & Anxiety

Life is hard sometimes. Whether it's managing finances, battling long commutes, or consoling demanding children and bosses, stress manifests in a variety of ways. Recent surveys reveal some pretty alarming statistics about stress: 33% of people feel they live with an extreme amount of stress, and 48% of individuals believe the stress in their lives has increased over the past...[ read more ]

How Yoga Helps Anxiety

Life is full of moments that cause us to feel stressed or nervous. Getting up and speaking in front of a large group of people. Starting a new school. Preparing for a job interview. These are all scenarios can make us fearful, anxious or nervous. Sometimes this results in sleepless nights and performance jitters. Let’s be clear though; this is...[ read more ]