Do your values match your actions? When many people are asked what is most important to them, they will say “their relationship,” or “their marriage” or “their family.” What is often discovered in counseling is that people feel like this “should” be the most important part of life, but many people do not follow what […]
Major styles of communication One significant cause of anxiety and relationship difficulties can be not understanding how to or being comfortable communicating assertively. There are four main types of communication, all of which have their strengths and drawbacks. Passive communication When a person is passive, they ignore their own needs at the expense of others.
Navy SEALS endure some of the highest stress and anxiety-provoking situations imaginable. While our brains can trick us into thinking everyday situations are life and death, life and death situations are a reality for Navy SEALS. Breathing Exercises Navy SEALS use a simple breathing technique to help them through even the most stressful scenarios. Most
Experiencing Depression People can experience depression and not realize it. People can go through a rough patch and think they are experiencing clinical depression when they are really having a normal reaction to trauma. The good news is that there is help for either situation, and the label or official diagnosis is not always that
Anxiety can take its toll on memory. There are multiple factors at play. To begin with, people suffering from stress and anxiety are less likely to encode what they experience into their memories. If the mind is focused on one thing, it is harder to pay attention to what is going on around us and