functional dysfunctional anxiety

Functional vs Dysfunctional Anxiety

Why do we have anxiety? As humans, we are hardwired to experience emotions. While we like to think we are driven by reason, our limbic system (emotional brain) kicks on…

what is exposure therapy

What is Exposure Therapy?

Exposure Therapy is a type of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) used in talk therapy to treat people struggling with fear or anxiety.  Exposure therapy can be used to treat the…

why is my anxiety worse at night

Why is My Anxiety Worse at Night?

What is anxiety? Anxiety usually involves both frequent worry and uncomfortable physical symptoms. Worry is associated with a feeling of impending doom, difficulty concentrating, irritability, and difficulty sleeping. The physical…

3 Ways to Reduce Holiday Stress

While the winter holidays and their traditions can certainly bring joy, comfort, and nostalgia, they also tend to cause stress and overwhelm. There’s the pressure of shopping for gifts, the…

3 life changing benefits of mindfulness

3 Life-Changing Benefits of Mindfulness

What is mindfulness exactly? It’s a state of open awareness and acceptance of whatever is going on for you internally and externally in the present moment. Some people tend to…

overcoming imposter syndrome

5 Tips for Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Do you tend to doubt your abilities at work and write off your achievements as lucky or unearned? You may be dealing with imposter syndrome, and you’re not alone. Coined…

3 grounding exercises for anxiety

3 Grounding Exercises for Anxiety

The human mind is powerful: it allows us to solve complex problems, plan for the future, remember events of the past, imagine alternate realities, and more. Much of the time,…