Mental Health

Living with Anxiety? You Are WAY More Normal Than You Think.

The word “anxiety” is tricky. When we hear the word “anxiety,” we often envision crippling panic attacks, awkward nervous behavior, psychologist offices, and medication. But the truth is, many of us cope with the more subtle symptoms of high functioning anxiety every day, and we find small ways to work around it. Because it can

Putting YOU First

 Fill in the blank: I feel so much better after doing______________.  I don’t know why I don’t do it more often.   How many times have you uttered those words after a day of golf, fishing, yoga, or curled up a with a good book?  Then, you wait another six months before doing it again.  Why?

A Holistic Approach for Teens with Anxiety

The prevalence of anxiety in teens is growing at an alarming rate.  While anxiety is a normal part of childhood, more and more teens are being diagnosed with the disorder. With headlines featuring terrorism and school shootings, combined with increasing pressure from social media and parental expectations, it’s no wonder that anxiety affects one in

Please Stop Feeling So Guilty

If you and I were to sit down over a cup of coffee tomorrow, and I asked you, “what do you really want out of life?” What would you say? Would you keep your wishes realistic and practical, or start dreaming of things that seem impossible? During my Vision Board Workshop at Lost Acres Vineyard