Anxiety and Panic
Anxiety and Panic Counseling in Philadelphia: Lately you've been feeling anxious, possibly have suffered a panic attack, or been diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD.) You may be a victim of a social phobia that has decreased your quality of life. Read more about Anxiety and Panic to educate yourself on these various issues, determine whether you are suffering from one, and read up on self-help tips so that you can begin to overcome these disorders on your own.
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Communication with your partner can be a struggle at any stage in your relationship. The following 5 steps provide you with an overview of effective strategies to improve your communication with you partner now.
A gratitude tree, is a self help exercise designed to teach people the art of positive thinking.
A brief description of anxiety.
Types of Anxiety Disorders commonly associated with Bulimia Nervosa.
This tip is designed to explore three different styles of communication, the payoffs and effects of each, and provide some tips for becoming more assertive.
Categorizing Anxiety - learn the difference between anxiety typesÂ
This is an overview of Common Cognitive Distortions. Cognitive Distortions tend to occur when we are stuck in our negative thinking. These types of thoughts are especially common for individuals struggling with anxiety or depression. Take a look over the list to see if you can connect with any of the definitions or examples. It is possible to have more than one cognitive distortion at a time.
Creating positive affirmations to combat anxiety.
Getting at the root of your anxiety.
How to cope with a fear of flying.
This tip is designed to help you evaluate your motivation to change or stop a negative behavior.
A walk-through guide to have a conversation to assert boundaries.
Breathing techniques designed to reduce anxiety.
This tip will help explain how someone gets diagnosed with a personality disorder and what that can mean and look like for their life and relationships.
Talking someone through the terror. How to become part of the solution and not the problem.
The practice of positive affirmations can be used to replace your negative thinking, and in turn declare something positive, powerful, and self-loving.The advantage of creating your own affirmations is that they represent and communicate exactly what you need. There is an added layer of authenticity when you you have taken the time to identify your emotional needs and inner thoughts, and then express them in your own style.
Technique for improving ones self image uncovering the subconscios thought .
Improving Relationships - requires taking action. How to take the initiative.
Recognize and respond to anxiety and panic disorders - Knowing When Itâ€™s More Than Worry
It's always good to strive for more, but sometimes when we have too many or too high of expectations, they can create rigid thinking of what's "supposed to be." Sometimes having no expectations can lead to the best results.
Technique for letting go of perfectionism.
Develop an anxiety workbook to release anxiety. This book can be modified to release anger, depression etc.
Seasonal Affective Disorder is mental health problem, and is not the same as depression. While "SAD" feels like a depression, the onset and triggers are different, and the treatment can require different techniques. Continue reading this article if you suspect you may have SAD, or are looking for the latest treatment options.
Mirror checking is just one of the many rituals individuals with Body Dysmorphic Disorder develop. While the intention to glance briefly in the mirror may seem harmless, it often doesn't stop there with just a few minutes in front of the mirror. Rituals like mirror checking can trigger one's disorder, and is part of the obsessive cycle. If you can identify with the appeal and dangers of mirror checking, read on for strategies on how to reduce this ritual.
If you're thinking of communicating with your new partner on Facebook, learn helpful tools on how to successfully manage a budding relationship in the land of social networking.
Tips on how to overcome anxiety.
What is a panic attack and initial steps one can take to manage it.
For some individuals who struggle with poor body image, they develop a distorted perception about how they look, and how others view them. A thought record is designed to walk you through the process of your negative thinking, with the goal of challenging and clarifying your thinking.
How to prepare for a panic attack. Take control and fight back!
Strategies for Processing Emotions.
How to protect yourself from your partner's anxiety.
Have you often heard various types of words to describe therapy? Have you wondered if there's even a difference between Counseling and Psychotherapy? There's many different labels for psychotherapy, and there are many different labels for the psychotherapist. Keep reading to find out the difference.
It is common for new clients to question the purpose or necessity in exploring their family history, but exploring our past can help us gain a better understanding about ourselves and how we behave today.
Short statements you can practice to use in the moment to set boundaries.
Having boundaries in your life means having awareness of what you are comfortable with when it comes to your relationships with others. When we know what works for us, we can give those around us clear lines and expectations, which in turn improves the quality of our relationships.
Plan of action to reduce anxiety.
Ways to establish time for yourself that is anxiety free.
Focusing on Anti-Anxiety Alerts
A step-by-step guide for increasing confidence and self-esteem
Eight strategies to help manage your stress and expectations for you and your fiance for your big day.
This tip enlightens readers on the DSM-IV-TR criteria for BPD, and explains the basic thoughts, feelings, and behaviors associated with the disorder. Also included is some references for treatment.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a medical condition resulting in hyperactivity, impulsivity, and distractibility. You cannot prevent or cure your ADD, but you can learn strategies to better manage your symptoms and in turn reduce the ADDâ€™s impairment.
Have you wondered if your loyalties to loved ones and friends have been borderline codependent? Have you been called codependent, but you're still not sure what it is? Read this tip to gain understanding on the typical behaviors of someone who struggles with codependency.
This tip will explain the basics of CBT and help you understand how it can be beneficial for people with anxiety or depression.
An overview of healthy vs. too low self-esteem. Including factors that influence positive and negative self-esteem.
This exercise is designed to help you redirect your thoughts and your focus towards what is good about your body, and allowing yourself to be fully present and aware of these feelings as well as how your body responds to the positive attention and care. The following categories are the primary building blocks to begin to improving how you feel and think about your body image.