How many self-help books have you read about anxiety, panic, or self-improvement? If you’re like most people who visit self-improvement blogs, probably a lot. You probably read so many of those books because, first, you want to get better and, second, they didn’t work. At least they didn’t work like they promised. You’re not anxiety […]
HGTV has made me delusional about how my house looks. Maybe you can relate. After watching a show, you start to believe that in half an hour you can install 47 new cabinets that can be conveniently hidden through a simple pulley system when guests come over. But it’s not just HGTV; it’s also lifestyle […]
We all have anxiety and worries but sometimes they hold us back from living life: traveling, starting relationships, making friends, getting out of house, having peace of mind. . . I took this picture during a trip to Hawaii with my wife. It was a breathtaking experience but if I let anxiety hold me back, […]
Panic doesn’t just affect how you feel; it also affects how you relate to other people. The closer the relationship the more panic can impact it. In this post, I will talk about how panic affects romantic relationships and then offer a few thoughts about what you can do to temper the effects of panic […]
You’re having a panic attack. It feels like an elephant is sitting on your chest. You’re short of breath and gasping for air. You want to breathe as hard as you can but this is the worst thing you could do. That’s why you need a technique called diaphragmatic breathing.