It can be so easy to find something to complain about, and some people are chronic complainers. If you have ever been around a chronic complainer, you know how exhausting it is! It can be difficult to notice when you yourself are the culprit of chronic complaint. Take a moment right now to really think … Continue reading Stop complaining.
Often people come to therapy wanting to get rid of stress, anxiety, depression, etc. One of the first conversations we must have is that we all have some level of those feelings at certain times, some stronger than others. Some people will always be more prone to a higher level of anxiety or depression depending … Continue reading Be with stressful moments.
Similar to anxiety, guilt can be good thing – on a healthy level. Guilt encourages people to have more empathy for others, to take corrective action, and to improve themselves. Self-forgiveness following guilt is essential to esteem, which is key to enjoyment of life and relationships, and living healthily. An example of healthy guilt is … Continue reading Guilt.
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Often when we think of coping, we think of behaviors we can engage in (positive or negative) to get past the intense emotion or situation. Coping thoughts are also important tools to get through difficult times and difficult emotions. When a stressful situation occurs, our body heightens with arousal, and our thoughts can become negative … Continue reading Coping thoughts.