Sensitivity to Repetitive Sounds is called Misophonia

That Annoying Clicking Pen Does pen clicking drive you crazy during meetings? Looking around, it does not seem to be bothering anyone else. For you, the continuous “click” “click” “click” is slowly unraveling your nerves. A panic attack is coming on, you can feel it rising up. Leaving the meeting is not an option; it … Read more

What Unmanaged Anxiety Looks Like

Every Cell of my Body is being Electrocuted I have an anxiety disorder. You can’t see it, because I carefully, intentionally, with every fiber of my being, keep it hidden as much as I possibly can. Sometimes I can feel it surfacing. It feels like a muddy, thick goo trying to break the surface of … Read more

Somebody

My dreams are crashing down around me, my world is caving in. In everything I try to do, I always hit a dead end. Just when I think things are going good, It never turns out, the way it should. When I am feeling low and need somebody there. The one person I reach for … Read more

Anxiety Disorder in the Workplace

Top Reasons for Workplace Anxiety All too often, work and anxiety go hand in hand. Even in the best of jobs, there are looming deadlines to that passionate project you have been working on for months. Deadlines, staff management, dealing with problems, and coworker relationships are among the top reasons for workplace anxiety as reported … Read more

Anxiety Disorder is a Family Issue

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″] [et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Anxiety Disorder Upsets the Family Dynamics When a member of the family suffers from an anxiety disorder, the entire family suffers. What this looks like exactly, depends on the type of anxiety disorder the sufferer has. There are five types of anxiety disorder; agoraphobia, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive … Read more

What is Coaching?

The Definition of Coaching In my opinion, everyone would benefit from having a life coach. Each of us have goals, visions or dreams that we want to accomplish in life. Some of us do well in identifying what those aspirations are and how to achieve them. Most of us, however, get stuck in the various … Read more

My Story of Anxiety

My Anxiety History Anxiety has haunted me since childhood. It was not until my fifties that I began to learn how to manage my anxiety disorder in such a way that I could experience life with peace, joy and no guilt. I began listening to motivational speakers on cassette tapes in the 1980’s. Marianne Williamson … Read more

Was it Mother’s Intuition?

I Just Could NOT Shake the Sadness Have you ever had a gut feeling so strong, that you could not ignore it? I believe this happens effectively, when you are so in tune with your body and you know how to appreciate the quiet stillness once you have learned to manage stress and anxiety. The … Read more

Managing Anxiety with Nature

A Young Child’s Instincts Early in my life, I realized nature calmed me when I was restless. As a child, I climbed the trees and looked down at the world below. I felt close to God and safe from the monsters that made me feel scared. In my preteen years, I remember playing house in … Read more

Are You Keeping Your Divine Appointments?

It Happened One Morning My husband, Larry, religiously gets up each morning by 7:30 AM and, as a result, is off to solve the world’s problems with an amazingly diverse group of men in his coffee group. I look forward to him coming home because he would report to me the colorful and entertaining adventures … Read more