Does making decisions give you anxiety? No matter what you decide to do, you are plagued with internal distress? Do you feel stuck in the mud because none of the choices you make seem to be exactly right? Do you agonize over decisions because you are afraid you’ll make the wrong decision?Read More
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Hi, I am Lauran. I am an anxiety and trauma counselor in Orlando. Welcome to my blog page! Here you will find articles and resources for counseling in Orlando, as well as post related to anxiety, trauma, and relationships. Join me on this blog page as I share my professional insight as well as offer hope from my personal experience. It is possible to overcome adversity and choose Mindful Living as a way of life!
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If you’re exhausted from feeling anxious and nervous, you’re not alone. So many people struggle with anxiety. One of the many tools I use with my clients is learning a guided meditation practice. Practicing mindfulness and meditation helps to stimulate the part of the brain that can discern the difference between an anxiety trigger and an actual threat of danger.Read More
When anxiety has a stronghold on the body, it can feel like frenetic energy vibrating throughout the body. When working with clients, I also notice that it often lives in the upper half of the body, as well as in the front of the body. In the body, this looks like tension in the head, neck, chest and shoulders coupled with a forward momentum in the torso. All of this is happening outside of the conscious awareness of the person sitting in front of me.Read More
Having a regular mindfulness and meditation practice helps to calm anxiety in a natural way. It brings online the part of the brain that tells the nervous system that you are safe now. If you have been struggling with anxiety, I recommend you start a mindfulness and meditation practice, as this teaches your brain and nervous system the ability to discern the difference between a threat and a trigger.Read More
Welcome to this blog series on alternative approaches for working with anxiety in Orlando. In this series, I will highlight local professionals and resources that help people that are struggling with anxiety feel settled and calm. Our first guest to be featured is Anastasia Bipat, LMHC. She focuses on using EMDR to help people work through anxiety. She is located in the Lake Nona area.Read More