Anxiety? Use this Quick Tool to Tame the Runaway Train

Anxiety? Use this Quick Tool to Tame the Runaway Train

You’re feeling anxious. Your mind is racing. Your heart is pounding and you’re all revved up. Even though you want to relax, you can’t seem to turn it off. There is a constant nagging feeling that you’re not doing enough, an undercurrent of “go, go, go.” This feeling won’t let you rest. You stop and think about what you’re worrying about, and you can’t even seem to narrow it down to one thing. You just feel all geared up. You start to wonder, “What the heck is wrong with me?!"

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Discerning the Difference between Danger and Discomfort [a tool to calm anxiety]

Discerning the Difference between Danger and Discomfort [a tool to calm anxiety]

Your heart is pounding, your throat feels constricted, and your mouth is dry. Your system is geared up and ready to respond as if you’re actually in danger. You know there is no real threat, but you can’t seem to get your brain to calm down and stop acting like you’re being attacked by mountain lion. You’re exhausted from feeling all revved up and on edge.

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Anxiety Much? Mindfulness to the Rescue

Anxiety Much? Mindfulness to the Rescue

Your heart is pounding. Your mind is racing. Your mouth is dry. You have butterflies in your stomach. You feel pressured and rushed. You are caught up in the tidal wave of anxiety. When you feel it start to come, you think, “Not again!” and then a sense of dread comes over you.

As an anxiety and trauma therapist providing counseling in Orlando, I help my clients calm their anxious feelings using mindfulness. In this post, I will share some super simple mindfulness tools for soothing those overwhelming and uncomfortable feelings of anxiety.

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5 Quick Questions to Ask [when calling about your out-of-network benefits]

5 Quick Questions to Ask [when calling about your out-of-network benefits]

You’ve finally decided that you’ve had enough. You’re tired of feeling this way. You’re ready to reach out for some help. Here at Mindful Living Counseling Services, we understand.

First of all, I want to to acknowledge how difficult this has been. People don’t reach out to a therapist when things are going great. People go through lot of pain and discomfort before actually deciding to call a counselor.

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