After decades of helping people undo all sorts of mental health challenges including anxiety, it has become very clear that many behaviours and feelings we experience are deeply rooted as habits, if not just a habit itself. A habit is an automatic action or reaction,
Does medication cure these challenges? No. The medication used for anxiety and panic attacks either help lower the hormones in your system that give you the symptoms, or they attempt, through a couple of different mechanisms, to make your feel-good hormones more plentiful.
Anxiety for no reason is a very common complaint from my psychotherapy patients and coaching clients. Sometimes this complaint will come from those who have mastered the symptoms of anxiety and suddenly it seems to reappear out of nowhere. when we experience anxiety:
It truly is remarkable how you can re-wire your brain to work that way you want/need it to if you apply the keys of neuroplastic change:
Beyond the critical importance of understanding more about the role of taste in health and disease, there are broader questions about human behavior that can be interrogated through the lens of taste research.
Facing Cancer or any other serious diagnosis can be tough. Here is my story. With no history of cancer in my family, and doing my best to lead a healthy lifestyle, it was quite the shock last fall to have a friend, who is a Head & Neck surgeon notice a lump…
Addiction is a very loaded word. And often when we think about addiction, we think about some of the most difficult and challenging and harmful of human behavior, misusing alcohol, drugs, and sometimes emotional addiction like unhealthy relationships.
It is human nature to become a little sad from time to time, or even depressed. But for those of you who have experienced depression including Seasonal Affect Disorder (SAD), the accompanying feelings of sadness, loneliness, worthlessness…
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a practical and widely used method to effect changes in your life and is used by psychotherapists, psychologists, and even some life coaches.
It is understood that to create lasting change it takes a minimum of 66-99 days of consistent practice. This includes creating happiness! Physiologically we are talking about creating new neuro-networks in your brain – new ways of thinking and being.
Falling in love may come easy, staying in love can often be a bit more challenging. Are you interested in knowing what this therapist has learned to be the number one tool to help you make it in the long run? Read on…
It is well known that the use of positive affirmations can be very helpful in detecting the changes in your life you wish. Great motivators such as Louise Hay, Sally Fisher and Wayne Dyer, have encouraged this practice. Affirmations such as, “every day, in every way, I am getting better and better!” are used by millions of people worldwide.