Posts tagged counseling in nj
10 Cognitive Distortions that Can Create Anxiety & Depression

Our minds chatter on all day long. It’s impossible to be aware of each & every single thought, and while I dislike talking in absolutes, I’ll venture to say it’s just impossible for us to be THAT aware. While it isn’t usually a problem, our thoughts are behind the steering wheel driving to our emotional destination.

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Swimming the Highs, Surfing the Lows

One minute you’re feeling content, happy maybe even, and the next you feel this wash of sadness - and then things shift again, you can’t pinpoint why exactly, but you find yourself back in that place of contentment. And so on and back and forth and you aren’t sure if you’re losing control of yourself or you’re under the mercy of some unseen psychic forces.

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If I think the worst, I’ll be ready. Won’t I?

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.

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When life is overwhelming, don’t let your thoughts lead you spiraling.

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.

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When Should You Consider Counseling?

Most of us experience times when we need help to deal with problems and issues that cause us emotional distress. When you are having a problem or dilemma that is making you feel overwhelmed, you may benefit from the assistance of an experienced, trained professional. Professional counselors and therapists offer the caring, expert assistance that people need during stressful times.

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