Posts Tagged ‘anxiety’

blog, grief, trauma, pandemic, blm

5 Ways to Cope With Grief in the World

I probably don’t have to tell you that there’s A LOT going on in the world right now. 2020 has been a year, and we’re only half way through. There’s so much negativity in the world right now. So much hurt, pain, sorrow, anger, frustration, and grief.  Grief Versus Mourning Often we reserve the term,…

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anxiety, coronavirus, quarantine, blog

Coping With Anxiety During the Quarantine

Covid-19, aka, the Coronavirus, is affecting the entire world. Here in the United States, we are currently in the thick of it. Cities and states are figuring out what measures are needed, and we, the people, are trying to navigate this new normal right along with our governments. The term, quarantine, has become a very familiar…

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hurricane, anxiety, weather, storm, coping

How to Cope with Anxiety During Bad Weather

No matter where you live, you likely have to live with the threat of some type of bad weather. In Florida, we have hurricane season around half the year. Predictions are always made as to how many and how severe the hurricanes will be in a given year. It’s mostly just a guessing game. Bad…

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blog, counseling, therapy

Is Therapy or Counseling Right For Me? (Guest Blog)

When I was in my twenties I wondered if therapy or counseling was right for me? I had gone a few times as a rebellious teenager and didn’t really feel I got anything from it to be honest. Mostly I felt judged for my “attention-seeking” promiscuity and being sexually active. I believed therapy and counseling…

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newborn, postpartum, mom

What I Wish I Knew As A Mom Postpartum:

“Are you ready?” That’s the question I remember people asking me as I approached my due date with my first child. “I guess”, was my response. I think we do our best to prepare. Some of us have close relatives or friends that have had children, and we’ve been able to learn from them. Many…

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Fear and Anxiety Following a Mass Shooting

The anxiety and fear that can grip a person following a mass shooting is very real. I lived in the Orlando, Florida area when the Pulse shooting happened in June 2016. In fact, I had, at one point, lived less than a mile from the location of Pulse. As more and more information came out…

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