ANXIETY According to the National Institute of Mental Health, anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness affecting almost 40 million Americans. There are many types of anxiety disorders: generalized anxiety, panic disorder, social anxiety, post-traumatic stress, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Learn more about each here. Anxiety is highly treatable yet only one third of individuals seek … Continue reading Are You Wired For Anxiety?
The thing about failure is... In her famous Ted Talk on being wrong Kathryn Schulz used the metaphor of the roadrunner. Chased by the coyote, he runs off a cliff and keeps on running on air until the moment he realizes he is not on solid ground. At this point he finds himself too far gone, … Continue reading Being The Best You Can Be
Today, I was reading about attachment styles and therapy and pondering on a few things. There are 4 main types of attachment styles: secure, anxious/preoccupied/resistant, avoidant and disorganized. I find the Strange Situation experiment fascinating. Especially if you apply it to your adult relationships. It goes like this: The infant is left alone with a stranger while … Continue reading Attachment Styles in Adult Relationships
Goal Achievement A couple of weeks ago my boyfriend and I decided to climb Mt. Mitchell. It sounded like a great idea but we both had no clue what we were getting ourselves into. We started out in great spirits, high energy, prepared and ready to tackle 5.7 miles up 3600 feet elevation climb to … Continue reading Does Your Goal Feel Like An Uphill Climb?
No one teaches us relationship skills. We are just supposed to meet someone, like them, be attracted to them, fall in love. The rest is supposed to work itself out. It's not that relationships don't work out. It's whether or not we do. Here are 10 relationship skills I want all couples to know. Relationship … Continue reading 10 Relationship Skills I Wish I Was Taught.