Mental Health Tip of the Day: A New Perspective On Anxiety

Do you know someone who experiences persistent and excessive anxiety that limits their growth and quality of life? Our Anxious Perspective Some believe the only way to overcome excessive worrying/anxiety is by shutting it off. Unfortunately, many people have a generally negative view of anxiety, ...

Jumping to Conclusions: The Relationship Kryptonite

You are driving down the street minding your own business when suddenly someone cuts you off.  All of a sudden, you feel that little twinge. You know what twinge I am talking about.  It is that split second when your temperature starts to elevate, heart rate increases, and muscles get tense. On...

How to Combat A “Worst-Case Scenario” Mindset

Introduction When a person experiences an uncomfortable emotion, it is usually preceded by any number of unhelpful self-statements and thoughts. Often there is a pattern to such thoughts, which are called “cognitive distortions.” Cognitive distortions are patterns of inaccurate, negative thin...