Do you worry excessively? Does your mind race with “what if” thoughts? In this webinar, Ken Goodman explains why people worry, why it triggers physical symptoms of anxiety, and what people can do about it. He is joined by a former worrier who will share how she gained control of the incessant inner-chatter of her
Not only is hypnosis relaxing, it can be a very effective for reducing anxious behaviors and anxiety overall. Hypnotherapy can increase bravery, build confidence, and maximize motivation. The process begins when a hypnotherapist leads a person into a hypnotic trance. This sounds mysterious but a trance is a natural state we all experience every day.
What is Acceptance and Commitment Therapy? Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) combines strategies of acceptance and mindfulness with behavior change strategies to increase psychological flexibility. This means connecting with the present moment fully, without judgement, instead of waging a battle within one’s mind about the future or trying to change things out of one’s control. Through metaphor
Feeling Unsettled by Unsettling World Events Four Steps to Reduce Stress It’s easy to feel unsettled when we hear unsettling news on television or social media, particularly when several events happen at once. The combination of Kobe Bryant’s death, the fires in Australia, and the spread of the Corona virus, can trigger an escalation of
The news of the world can be scary for children and teens (and adults for that matter). Whether it’s rioting in the U.S. Capitol, looting in the streets of Seattle, or people dying of COVID in the hospitals of New York, images of out-of-control behavior and death can be terrifying. When my son was a
During this time of national crisis, we must manage two things simultaneously: 1) Protect ourselves from the Coronavirus, and 2) Protect ourselves from anxiety. If your anxiety, fear, and worry has been overwhelming, put these ten strategies into practice. Media Distancing: To stop the spread of COVID-19, we’ve had to practice social distancing. But to