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5 Tips to Improve Resiliency and Endure Anxiety

Resilience means being able to adapt to life’s stressors, misfortunes and challenges. Some people don’t respond well to stress and feel overwhelmed turning to alcohol, substance abuse and other unhealthy coping mechanisms. When you are resilient you are able to access your inner strength that helps you recover from a setback or adversity in your life. 

5 Tips for Dealing with a Depressed Partner

When your partner is suffering from depression it can impact you and
your relationship. Living with someone who suffers from depression can be challenging and the process takes time and patience.

The Hard Road Back From Infidelity

As a couple therapist who has worked with many couples over the years on rebuilding their marriages after an affair, I highly recommend this recent article from the New York Times “The Hard Road Back From Infidelity” written by Jane Brody.

Breakup Advice: How To Cope And Move On

Breakups can be difficult depending on the length of the relationship and how serious it was. The thoughts and feelings that people generally experience may be feelings of loss, rejection, detection, sadness, anger and other feelings that are associated with the mourning process.

What’s The difference between Romantic Attraction and Committed Love?

We all want to revel in the Romantic Love Stage of our relationships. We crave that passionate, intense energy because it feeds us and makes us feel alive. This is how we identify love. We fear that we have fallen out of love when that energy fades. Believe it or not, the fire felt during […]

Six Common Thinking Errors and How to Manage Them

Thinking errors are irrational patterns of thinking that impair judgment and cause you to feel stressed and anxious. To break this unhealthy cycle, you need to learn how to identify your thinking errors and challenge them with logical and rational self talk. Our self-talk guides us on our perspective on life and the way we interact with others.

ABC Model: Useful Strategies for Managing Anxiety

One of the best ways of understanding stress and preventing anxiety is to look at a model of emotional distress elaborated by psychologist Albert Ellis. He calls his model the ABC model, and it’s as simple as it sounds:

A Life of Romance: 5 Ways to Make Your Relationship Better Than the Movies

No matter how long you’ve been in a relationship, whether it’s three weeks or 20 years, if there’s one thing that just about everyone wants plenty of (and all healthy relationships need), it’s romance.

An Effective Exercise to Manage and Control Anxiety

Learning how to relax your body and using the power of self talk can be a helpful part of working through anxiety symptoms. It’s important to tune into your body and mind and regularly practice exercises to help you learn to relax and stay in control of your anxiety.

8 Things Only People With Anxiety Understand

The HuffPost article 8 Things Only People With Anxiety Understand helps explain how difficult and challenging anxiety can be and what people who suffer experience. As you read the article you will learn eight things people with anxiety know to be true and what people can do to help. You can find article HERE.   […]