Category Archives: Anxiety

From Surviving to Thriving: how EMDR can help you put the past in the past

Something devastating happened to you. Maybe it was yesterday.  Maybe it was fifty years ago.  You got through it…somehow, but it keeps haunting you.  Small, everyday things can remind you of it, bringing back images, sensations, feelings, sounds, beliefs about … Continue reading

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Feeling Emotionally and Physically Drained? Tip #2: Getting energy from your worries

Feeling emotionally and physically drained?  In my last post, I talked about the amazing pool of energy available to you by loving yourself.  Giving yourself permission to care about your own needs and welfare is the first tool for getting … Continue reading

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Mindfulness Meditations for Experiencing the Here and Now

The following are a few mindfulness breathing meditations* that can be practiced every day individually or in sequence.  No need for yoga poses or bulk time – they can be done in a supermarket checkout line – but some quiet, … Continue reading

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The Shared Trauma of 9-11

On this infamous day eleven years ago, we each experienced something shockingly terrible.  Many of us vividly remember seeing the plane going into the towers, the towers crashing down, the people running through the streets of New York with clouds … Continue reading

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WARNING: Being an Attorney May be Hazardous to Your (Mental) Health – Part II

Attorneys tend to far more depressed, anxious, unhappy, and even suicidal than most other professions.  In Part I of this series, I listed some of the gruesome mental health statistics for attorneys, as well as the possible explanations.  Now that … Continue reading

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WARNING: Being an Attorney May be Hazardous to Your (Mental) Health

So… you want to be an attorney? Great!  Most of the general population views a career in law as empowering, lucrative, rewarding, exciting, and prestigious.  Parents encourage their children to go to law school, and the profession attracts some of … Continue reading

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