Now we’ve filled up this one moment when we could be peaceful, and instead, filled it up with anxiety and worry. It really doesn’t get us very far.Read More
Mindfulness is just one technique we teach our counseling clients.
And sometimes, it comes down to not looking ahead any further than your current breath.Read More
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...Read More
"The Peaceful Path: Simple Strategies for Stress, Worry and Fear" contains 42 real-life, easy-to-learn and use coping skills and strategies along with 7 daily affirmation cards with a short instruction on the back of each card. This allows you to tuck a card in your purse or pocket and carry it with you throughout the day to use as a reminder as needed. You can pull a card randomly, reach day, or choose a specific card you want to learn more and practice. In a moment of fear or stress, you can also choose a card that's whatever you feel you need in that moment. It really is quite versatile and can be a tool you use as you need and want! There aren't any hard and fast rules. Life is chock full of those enough!Read More
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.Read More