How To Manage Anxiety Disorder   Are you struggling with anxiety?   Anxiety shows up in different ways. For some, anxiety is seen in rapid heart rate, problems focusing and concentrating, and difficulty making decisions. For others, anxiety shows up during social gatherings. A deep internal feeling that pushes the person to avoid others.  …

When I was a young man I used to really love riding dirt bikes. I used to ride on logging roads and trails as fast as I could. My attention was so busy trying to go fast that my sights were always focused way in front away from where I was and most of my…

If you are ever feeling stuck in stress and want to stop this then it may be time to step back to view the bigger picture and adjust your path to where you are wanting to go! This is like being lost in the woods, that if we can get up high above the thick…

I like to find special places out in nature that I feel good at. Doing this releases tension and stress, balances my system and leaves me feeling vitalized. How does that happen just be being in nature? We are made of all the elements of the earth, so going out in nature brings harmony to…

Letting go of stress could be as simple as removing clutter that is blocking flow! When we are unhappy or stuck in some area of our lives we can help to release that by cleaning up the physical clutter in our home and work space. Is there some room or area of your home that…

Today is the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on New York City and the Pentagon.  Our Country said it is a day we will never forget, however people in the early 20s were too young to remember and teenagers were not even born.  They most likely have heard numerous stories about that day, but…

More and more people seem to be burdened with some sort of mental illness or condition.  The medical industry, where much of the psychotherapy is conducted, seems hooked on palliative ‘solutions’ such as medication and curtailed programs of manualized ‘sausage-machine’-style psychotherapy which assume that every patient is the average patient.  There’s no time to actually…

Prevention of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in the Modern Day Military Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, will be diagnosed in 7-8 out of every 100 individuals in the US Population (USDOVA, 2016). It is a growing concern not only with society today, but especially with our military. According to the DSM-5 Criteria for PTSD (2014), symptoms…

Co-regulation is the capacity for two nervous systems to come into a sense of well-being, together. When we are young, our caregivers dance with us through this medium, following the fluctuations of our emotional and physiological changes, lending their nervous systems to help us regulate, and shaping our ability to dance with ourselves in this…