As some of you may know, I am a true advocate for regular mindfulness and meditation practices. It is so important in helping you maintain a relaxed, stress and anxiety free life. Is that not how we all want to start and end our days? In a state of relaxation? Mindfulness and meditation practices help us calm our thoughts and change our ways of thinking BUT it takes practice and consistency - it doesn’t just happen overnight.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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It’s Sunday evening and you’re preparing for the week and you notice an undercurrent of dread, doubt, and anxiety. “After I get all my stuff done, I will feel better,” you think to yourself. The next day rolls around and it hasn’t gone away. You’re still feeling anxious and unsettled. Anxiety stinks! It pulls us out of the moment, whether we are with our kids, at work, or even at the gym, into a feeling of dread and darkness.Read More
“I am so tired of feeling anxious all the time! I am not sure why I feel so nervous and have such a hard time feeling settled!” If you’ve said these words before, you are like most of the clients that call me for counseling.Read More
Looking for Anxiety Therapy in Orlando?
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 second guest to be featured is Dr. Gulnora Hundley. She uses Neurofeedback to help people work through anxiety. She is located in the Baldwin Park area.
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
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
Feeling anxious, tense and uneasy and can’t seem to settle yourself? Are you tired of feeling all revved and jazzed up? Anxiety is vicious cycle of worry, dread, uncomfortable physical sensations, and difficult feelings of fear and worry.Read More