For many of us, the reason we turn to food when we feel strong emotions is because we don’t know how to process them. We feel an uncomfortable emotion and suddenly we’re searching for something to put in our mouths and we’re not even hungry! Realizing that eating our emotions is not the answer, we […]
When we think of anxiety, we usually envision worry, nervousness, and overwhelm alongside increased heart rate, perspiration, shortness of breath, muscle tension or tightness in the body, and even headaches, tingling sensations, or dizziness. Feeling occasional anxiety is normal, such as before a test, interview, important event, or tough conversation. Likewise, anxiety alerts us to possible harm or […]
For some of us, anxiety can mean a lot more than merely feeling a little anxious. Symptoms of anxiety can be exhausting, painful, and even debilitating. I once experienced body tremors so severe that I could hardly walk. Like you, I searched and searched for remedies that would provide relief. Most often, we often search […]
As much as we try to balance our schedules, commitments, and responsibilities, sometimes life’s pressures and demands get to be too much. However, indulging in overwhelm, worry, and confusion is not the answer. There is a better, healthier way.
We’re living in anxious times. Repeatedly, our bodies are flooded with fears, traumas, and catastrophic events. Desperate for relief, we reach, even grab for anything that can relieve the painful vibrations in our bodies. Yet clearly, food was never intended to relieve anxiety, fear, and pain, right? But we don’t know what else to do? […]
Patience. Not something that comes easy for many of us. We want everything now, even yesterday. Mostly, we want it with as little discomfort as possible. Take losing weight. You eagerly start a weight loss program and within days, you feel anxious because the scale hasn’t budged. Not seeing progress, you feel frustrated, defeated, and […]