7 Days of Powerful, Practical, Immediate Stress Management Techniques: A Wrap-Up

This week I’ve shared some amazing, simple stress management techniques via Instagram (@stresswellwithliz). And now I want to combine them all in a blog post so that you can have them all in one place and as an easy reference for when you need some quick stress relief. Think of this like your stress managementContinue reading “7 Days of Powerful, Practical, Immediate Stress Management Techniques: A Wrap-Up”

7 Days of Powerful, Practical, Immediate Stress Management Tools: Day 1

There is no quick fix to stress. There are, however, ways to manage your stress and/or anxiety in the moment that will help you to feel immediate relief. These tools, when practiced daily and constantly can also help you to manage your stress in the long run. I decided to write about some immediate, practicalContinue reading “7 Days of Powerful, Practical, Immediate Stress Management Tools: Day 1”

Therapy is Not Easy

Have you ever gone to therapy or considered seeking therapy? I have. And I’m not ashamed to say that I currently do weekly talk therapy. In this post I have one overarching message to share from my experience with therapy and different therapists, and it is that therapy isn’t easy, but it is worth it.Continue reading “Therapy is Not Easy”

Listen to Your Body

Your body always knows what it needs before you know what it needs. And if you listen closely, you can hear it.  When we are stressed, the body will exhibit signals, from extremely minute to obviously loud, and we can use these signals to understand and cope with the stress we are experiencing. There isContinue reading “Listen to Your Body”

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”

An Introduction to Stress Well

All of us have dealt with stress at some point in our lives, so we might as well learn how to experience that stress in a healthy way. People, books, and websites tout ways to reduce stress, avoid stress, or compartmentalize and ignore it. But no matter which of these methods you attempt, avoiding stressContinue reading “An Introduction to Stress Well”

How I Trained My Mind to Cope with Panic Attacks

I was standing, facing my boyfriend, in the 34th street subway station in New York City. The fluorescent lights shone above my head and subway cars darted left and right on the tracks around me. It was summer in New York City, so it was humid, sticky, and stuffy. Hundreds of people were squished intoContinue reading “How I Trained My Mind to Cope with Panic Attacks”