You’re revved, anxious, and feeling out of sorts. You know you need to get some help, but the thought of starting therapy again just seems to add to the stress level. The last time you went to therapy, it didn’t really seem to help. You talked about the problems. You told the deep dark secrets. But nothing seemed to really change. So now what?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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You’re edgy, anxious, and exhausted from the sense of impending doom. You know you need therapy, but finding the right therapist just seems to add to the stress you’re already experiencing. You’ve been in therapy before and it didn’t really seem to help.Read More
You’re panicked. You can’t think straight. You’re having a hard time feeling settled. You know you need help, but the last time you went to counseling, you didn’t get any relief. You talked about your problems, but nothing seemed to truly resolve.Read More
You’ve been to therapist after therapist and no one seems to be able to help you. You’re still flooded with racing thoughts and emotions. You’ve talked about the difficult things that happened in your life and you’ve shared your deep secrets. Yet, you still aren’t feeling better.Read More
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?!"Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
You’ve tried to set boundaries in the past, but end up feeling puzzled and perplexed by your own lack of follow through. What was once a strong determination to honor yourself has vanished into thin air. It tends to go a little something like this….Read More
Do you feel insignificant in your relationship? Does it feel like your partner mows over you and your wishes? After an argument, do you wonder, “What the heck just happened?” If this sounds like you, then this series on boundaries will help clarify what’s happening and help you get your feet back on the ground.Read More