Anxiety hits everyone differently and there is no cookie-cutter way to overcome it, but thankfully there are many ways to help manage it when times get stressful.
Anxiety is not your friend, but it finds a way to appear in all areas of life nonetheless. Not only that, it acts like the bad penny you wish would go away.
Coming out of a prolonged time of social distancing, it’s likely that you feel out of practice being social. Hopefully, these feelings resolve with a little practice. If not, you may be suffering from social anxiety.
Anxiety is the most common mental health disorder reaching over 40 million adults. There has been much discussion on how anxiety can impact a person physically or even how it interferes with daily life.
Anxiety can strike at any time. Roughy 30% of people will experience anxiety at some point in their life. Since we spend at least a third of our day doing work-related tasks, it’s even more likely that work can be a leading cause of anxiety.
Effective communication is one of the foundations of a healthy family unit. Words and what we say have a lot of power to provide reassurance and comfort or can be quite the opposite.
Everyone has a picture of what the ideal “white picket fence” family should look like. A family is supposed to be viewed as a safe place, an unconditional support system.
In healthy families, closeness is valuable. But in families who have trouble setting and maintaining boundaries, extreme closeness can become dysfunctional. It’s possible to become so entwined that the entire family dynamic turns concerning.
While codependency and narcissism might seem like opposites, the reality is much more complicated. Often, the two often go hand in hand. To understand why, we first must understand how each work.
Remember those days when we all thought the pandemic and its fallout would be over in a few months? As we move further in 2021, it’s crystal clear that we’ve been dealing with far more than we ever imagined. This means health scares, economic fears, social isolation, and lots of stress. Lots and lots of stress.