It's just as important to keep your mental health in check as it is to keep your physical health in check. If you aren't taking care of your mind, you could very well end up with a sniff neck, like yours truly.Read More
Does the idea of saying "Thank you" to yourself sound weird? A little bit, right?Read More
During my first-ever conference in Chicago, Illinois, I ended up learning things about myself that I never expected.Read More
I haven't posted about anxiety in awhile. I think it's just because I've been doing well, so it's not really crossed my mind as much. Instead of overthinking things daily or bi-daily (if that's a word), it only happens when I'm doing something completely new.Read More
I train to grow my discipline, patience, and self-confidence. Here's how training taught me each of these values and how I've implemented them into other parts of my life (and how you can too).Read More
The idea of being calm makes me uncomfortable; it's unnatural. It's like I don't feel human if I'm not worried or panicked about something.
Just relax, they tell me.
But what about this, I say, but what about that? What about...Read More
Before I started seeing a CBT therapist, I had a tendency to have really bad days and really good days.
On really bad days, I'd feel entirely hopeless and shut myself off from the world. On really good days, I'd believe that I'd never have a bad day ever again. The problem was, I did have really bad days afterwards and they hit harder because I did nothing to prevent them. I'd have a good day and forget I was ever sad.
Just like fitness, you have to keep working at it.Read More
CBT teaches us the idea that anxiety occurs through an event or trigger which leads to a belief which then causes consequence(s). We do not have control over events or triggers, but what we do with such is very important.
Through CBT, I've learned about the different kind of beliefs—healthy and unhealthy and I am working on turning my unhealthy beliefs into healthy ones.Read More
The average person has around 60,000 thoughts per day. How much bullshit are you telling yourself and how much of it do you believe? How much time are you wasting in your head?
If you're feeling sad or anxious but you don't know what's triggering it, you might just be bored.Read More
Anxiety is a topic I will be covering frequently in my blogs since it is something I deal with personally. This is my first post about it with an emphasis in being optimistic and proactive every day to achieve your mind and body goals.Read More
A review of the smartphone anxiety-relief app PacificaRead More