Posts tagged counseling for anxiety near me
How to Support Someone with Social Anxiety

Data from the World Mental Health (WMH) Survey Initiative reveals that nearly 12% of Americans, at some point in their life, will meet criteria for social anxiety disorder (SAD).  This means their anxiety is so impactful that it gets in the way of daily living.  For the shy individuals out there, that are currently self-diagnosing, know that the problem must be severe enough to interfere with your ability to succeed at school, work, and other social settings.

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Positive Parenting: Say this, not that

 Whether we are parenting, teaching, or nannying, frustrations get the best of us. We find ourselves frustrated with crying children who do not comply with what we say. Out of frustrations come demands such as:

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Your Gut and Your Brain are Secret BFFS

When we picture the nervous system, most of us probably imagine a little pink brain connected to a curvy white spine. And while that picture is certainly accurate, it’s not actually the whole story. What’s missing from that mental picture is the all-important enteric nervous system, the complex web of over 100 million nerve cells that line our digestive tract. In fact, among scientists within the neurobiology field, this intricate system innervating our gut is often referred to as our “second brain”.

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