Category Archives: Anxiety

Mindfulness and Managing Anxiety

Mindfulness has become a buzzword in the self-help sphere of late, but there’s little real understanding of what it means and how it can help us. I work with my clients in multiple ways depending on what they best respond … Continue reading

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Social Media – Anxiety and Depression

More and more studies are showing the connection between social media use and mental health issues such as depression and anxiety. There are many complex reasons at play, and since they are interconnected, it’s hard to say how big a … Continue reading

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Dealing with Anxiety: Set Up Your Apartment for Success 

Your living arrangements can have a dramatic impact on your mood. Even the layout of your NYC apartment is important. A 2018 study published in the Journal of Urban Health found that apartment layouts in which rooms all branched out … Continue reading

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Symptoms of Stress and Anxiety

Everyone experiences stress, especially in the busy world in which we now live, including New York City – one of the busiest places in which to live. So while we in NYC have many exciting opportunities in our fast-paced city, … Continue reading

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Are Politics Causing You Stress and Anxiety?

We are living in a stressful time. Concerns and disagreements about covid, vaccines, mass shootings, government actions, the accuracy of our elections, and the failing economy will cause stress and anxiety in almost all of us at one time or … Continue reading

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Centering When You Feel Anxious

There are many techniques to help you calm down when you feel your anxiety level rising. Almost all of them include deep breathing. This is something most people don’t know how to do, so before I suggest some anxiety-busting techniques, … Continue reading

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Maintaining Mental Health During Social Unrest

If you are feeling emotionally imbalanced due to the recent unrest across the nation and locally, you aren’t alone. Recent studies indicate that one-third of American adults have experienced feelings of anxiety or depression over the pandemic. Now, add to … Continue reading

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Rebuilding Your Life after Coronavirus

As the coronavirus case curves continue to flatten and decline, restrictions placed on our lives are beginning to ease. While we will still need to be careful for quite some time, the small steps toward the freedom we once enjoyed … Continue reading

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Why Exercise Boosts Mood

Studies have shown that exercise can be as effective as antidepressants at alleviating some forms of depression and anxiety, and has long-lasting effects without any adverse side effects. While you should always check with your doctor before starting any exercise … Continue reading

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Calming a Worried Mind – What to Do If You Always Worry

Most of us worry from time to time, but if you worry too much, or even all the time, you need to learn how to calm your mind. Many people acknowledge that over-worry is not helpful, but some people think … Continue reading

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