Category: Anxiety

October 29, 2014

10/28: On Ebola and Fear

I don’t know about you, but on a daily basis my Facebook feed is lit up with posts screaming that we’re all going to die of the zombie plague that is Ebola. To be honest, I’m not afraid of Ebola (and I’m a germaphobe, so that’s saying something). But, what I am concerned about is the level of OMG-fear mongering that is truly plaguing us. […]

August 6, 2014

08/06: How a Bump on the Head Can Ruin It All

“But, how did my brainwaves get ‘out of whack’?, asked Meghan*, a new client and college student in her early 20s. Meghan had struggled with depression and anxiety throughout her childhood and teens, but found that it was worsening as she got older. She found our office after reading about brainwave training online through various depression support groups. After hearing about the success others had […]

June 22, 2014

6/22: What’s Your Motivation?

I just finished a workbook exercise that asked about motivation. It made me think about the different things that can motivate a person. For many, motivation is about fear. As I did the exercise, I realized that so often in the past I was motivated by fear. Fear of what people thought of me, fear of not being good enough, fear of being overlooked, fear […]