What’s Wrong With Me? The Logic of Panic Attacks

Panic attacks can be overwhelming and exhausting, leaving us feeling out of control. You can feel your own heart beating in your chest, you start feeling numbness or tingling in your arms or legs, and you suddenly find yourself afraid of going crazy, dying or possibly losing control. This cycle can grow and become a vicious circle from which it seems as if there’s no escape. Understanding what is happening and the fears behind panic can help us to better control ourselves.   Read more

How Do I Sleep when Worrying Keeps Me Awake?

Obsessions and worries can keep one tense, anxious, upset, and unable to stop one from thinking. Most anxious person are aware that their thoughts are irrational but feel unable to stop themselves. Here are a few ideas that might prove helpful in overcoming these difficult times and being able to sleep better.   Read more

How Do I Survive Stress and Change?

Counselors, therapists and psychologists know that adjusting to change can be difficult for people. Change can offer us both positive and negative benefits. Understanding the issues of change can help us adapt better.   Read more

How Can Biofeedback Help Manage my Stress?

Biofeedback┬áis a fancy way of saying that we look for signals from our biology in order to tell us how relaxed or stressed we are. If we were as observant as Sherlock Holmes, we could possibly perform biofeedback by merely observing one’s body language and responses.   Read more

Managing Stress and Anxiety

It’s not surprising that any type of stress can affect us. What we often overlook is that this tends to be a cumulative effect that can affect our tolerance for change, our likelihood of getting sick and even how much we might be able to adapt to new problems.   Read more