If you are reading this you may be considering the idea of starting online therapy. With everything that is going on these days with COVID-19, online therapy may be the only feasible option for you to begin receiving therapy services, but you may not realize the many benefits of online therapy: Familiarity: You can grabContinue reading “Online Therapy”
It is very common for individuals who experience anxiety to have repetitive thoughts that are causing significant levels of distress. This can create a repetitive cycle in which we just end up feeling worse. In this video, I guide you through a mindfulness meditation to reduce the negative impact that our repetitive thoughts may have on us. Continue reading “One Way to Decrease Worrying”
We often tend to judge ourselves instead of accepting who we are. It is important to not just be compassionate towards others, but to also be compassionate towards yourself. You may find this meditation on Loving Kindness difficult at first, but this is something that can help cultivate self-compassion over time. In this video, I guide youContinue reading “Increasing Self-Compassion”
One way that we can practice mindfulness is through a technique called the “Body Scan.” The goal of this technique is to help us connect with our body’s sensations in a mindful and nonjudgmental manner. It involves us focusing on different parts of our body without judgment. In this video, I guide you through theContinue reading “Relaxation – Body Scan Meditation”
Mindful Breathing is a mindfulness technique that helps us practice being aware of and “anchoring” ourself in the present moment by focusing on our breath. Mindfulness is the ability to focus on the present moment without worrying about the future or ruminating on the past. Mindfulness has been shown to reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression asContinue reading “Mindful Breathing”
Sometimes when we are feeling really overwhelmed we get caught up in what is happening around us and we forget to check in with ourselves. This could lead to increased feelings of anxiety, depression, stress, headaches, muscle tension, etc. One way to help ground ourselves and bring us back into the present moment is throughContinue reading “Grounding Ourselves With Our Senses”
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