I use Meditation and Guided Relaxation to slow down, calm myself and feel more balanced in my life. I always keep an assortment of guided meditation and relaxation recordings on my computer, smartphone and mp3 player to help me relax when I am stressed and anxious. At work or home, when I need a break, […]
PTSD? “There’s An App For That”
PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) is an understandable response to a terrible traumatic situation. The trauma can be from war, abuse, assault and other experiences that cause intrusive distressing thoughts, feelings, images and anxiety that impair quality of life and daily functioning. Managing symptoms can be challenging and overwhelming. When I work with clients with PTSD, we focus […]
Don’t Let Depression Get You Down or Keep You Down
Depression is insidious. It can sneak up on you so slowly that you don’t even realize what is happening. Or it can begin suddenly. You don’t even remember when you started to feel bad…but you know you do. It can start in response to a stressful or traumatic event. Or there may be
Winter Blues or Seasonal Affective Disorder?
The holidays are over. The days are long. It’s dark going to work and dark when you get home. Kind of depressing. How do you tell when you are experiencing the temporary blahs due to winter – changes in sunlight, cold weather and post holiday let down – or a more serious depression such as […]