Driving in a Car with Anxiety

The other night I was telling my therapist how I was dreading going to a friend’s party. I wanted to go to the party. I wanted to show up for my friend. But, I also had a lot of reasons not to. There would be many people there. There would be many people there thatContinue reading “Driving in a Car with Anxiety”

How to Stress Well while Traveling

Traveling can be stressful. Planning your travel dates, requesting time off from work, purchasing plane tickets, booking accommodations, booking other necessary modes of travel, ensuring your travel documents are up to date, packing… not to mention being in a new place with potentially a different language and culture… the list goes on. Luckily the joysContinue reading “How to Stress Well while Traveling”

How to be Your Own Advocate When it Comes to Stress

When it comes to Stress, you have to advocate for yourself and your boundaries. I’ve learned this the hard way, but better to learn it late than never. It’s one thing to have to manage our stress, and it is another to practice control over the stress in our lives that can be controlled. Now,Continue reading “How to be Your Own Advocate When it Comes to Stress”

Tips for Managing Overwhelming Anxiety

I woke up this past Monday extremely anxious. Anxious about going to work, anxious about having enough time to finish all of the tasks I needed to finish at work, anxious that the tasks not only wouldn’t get accomplished but that they wouldn’t get accomplished well. I woke up anxious also about non-work stuff. OverContinue reading “Tips for Managing Overwhelming Anxiety”