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? […]
It’s the holidays! Weeks of giving thanks, sharing blessings, traveling and gathering, and an array of festive aromas and flavors. For some of us, the holidays are joyful weeks of family, friends, food, and fun. Yet, for others of us, the holidays are anxious weeks of white-knuckling our way through over-obliging, over-indulging, and over-eating and […]
Every day we make decisions. Some decisions are automatic, like reaching for the toothbrush. Others are more thoughtful, such as a gift for a loved one or where to vacation. Some decisions require more time, like accepting a job offer or investing in a home. Yet, for some of us, making any decision, big or […]