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

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

Mindful Breathing

Nip it in the Bud – Mindful Breathing The Unexpected Rush of Anxiety When I finally got it threw my thick head that I could control that unexpected rush of anxiety that came with unforeseeable negative events, I started breaking down the steps of exactly how that was going to work. I say “steps” because … Read more

The Tool Box of Coping Skills

Building a Tool Box of Anxiety Coping Skills Time for Change Everyone experiences anxiety from time to time. Anxiety is a natural part of life. When a person has an anxiety disorder (AD), anxiety is something we must learn to live with – one way or another. It is not going away. Our body is … Read more