Social Anxiety Disorder

Do you find that you will do almost anything to avoid interpersonal contact? Does the thought of having to speak to another whether an acquaintance, friend or stranger send you into a panic? Perhaps you have been described as shy but this intense desire to avoid talking or being around people can be much more… Continue reading Social Anxiety Disorder

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High Anxiety Personality Test

Do you have some or all of the traits associated with the”High Anxiety Personality?” There are many common traits that are often seen with this kind of personality which can contribute to feeling emotionally unwell. Some of these traits are: All/or Nothing Thinking–  The tendency to view circumstances as right or wrong, good or bad.… Continue reading High Anxiety Personality Test

Mental Health Awareness Month!

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Many people seek treatment for mental health disorders but others are still feeling the stigma associated with mental illness. The resistance for some to accept that they are struggling with depression or anxiety or other disorders leaves them unwell and creates needless suffering. Fortunately, times have changed and it… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Month!

Why am I so angry? By Rachel Nall Reviewed by Timothy J. Legg, PhD, CRNP

    Fast facts on anger: There are many reasons why people get angry. The reason why someone gets angry is called a trigger. Many people wonder at what stage normal anger becomes a problem that needs dealing with. Anger management techniques can be very useful in helping someone deal with rising anger.   Although… Continue reading Why am I so angry? By Rachel Nall Reviewed by Timothy J. Legg, PhD, CRNP

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Coping Skills for Life

  Some Suggested Coping Mechanisms: Talk about a stressful event with a supportive person but just make sure you find someone who can listen and validate your feelings. Music can be a great form of relaxation and distraction. Some people seek out soft music to provide a sense of calm or others find loud music… Continue reading Coping Skills for Life

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“Holding On To Anger Is Like Taking Poison and Waiting For The Other Person To Die”

Do you feel like you are easy to anger or when you become angry it seems to consume you? If so, you must work on confronting your anger so that it no longer robs you of the opportunity to feel peaceful. What can you do? Firstly, you must develop the awareness to take a pause… Continue reading “Holding On To Anger Is Like Taking Poison and Waiting For The Other Person To Die”

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