Posts tagged anxiety
When the Monsters Come Calling - How to Cope with Worry

You mean there really is such a thing as monsters, Beth?  Let's get clear before I give you nightmares! The monsters I'm talking about are the ones who come visiting, most often at night, just as we are trying to let go of the day and fall into a deep, restful sleep. These monsters don't have physical form, but they are real just the same. The monsters may not be big and hairy with pointy teeth, but they bite us just the same...

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Why AM I So Anxious?

Every human feels anxiety on occasion; it is a part of life. All of us know what it is like to feel worry, nervousness, fear, and concern. We feel nervous when we have to give a speech, go for a job interview, or walk into our boss’s office for the annual performance appraisal. We know it’s normal to feel a surge of fear when we unexpectedly see a photo of a snake or look down from the top of a tall building. Most of us manage these kinds of anxious feelings fairly well and are able to carry on with our lives without much difficulty. These feelings don’t disrupt our lives.

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Anxiety: Taming the Terror

Anxiety in, and of itself, by its very nature creates more anxiety. One brief anxious moment can easily slip into another...and another...until you are experiencing a full-blown panic attack. Fear begets fear. It can be a vicious, uncomfortable cycle that you just can't seem to get away from, but the good news is, you can.

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