Anxiety is a Paradox
The paradox is that your anxiety will get you to behave in a way that blocks achieving your dreams. Subconsciously you believe your choices are working to keep you calm or functioning in some fashion. That’s why you keep making the same choices. But in reality, you know they aren’t because you continue to live in fear, worry, and avoidance. It’s easy to get caught up living your life based on what others think of you.
Anxiety is that hamster wheel in your head that keeps your thoughts running at full throttle. When worry works to get you to problem solve, that’s a good thing. When it becomes the overwhelming noise in your head, it has nothing to offer you except a load of fear-laden “What ifs…” Wouldn’t you like to tame that inner bully?
Anxiety comes in an alphabet soup of unwelcome flavors: Generalized anxiety, social anxiety, panic, OCD, trauma (PTSD) and phobias which are persistent, irrational thoughts that crowd out your REAL ability to reason. The toughest part to get your head around is these “worry thoughts” never solve a thing–even when it feels like you’re “doing” something. Want some help from someone who’s been there? Let’s see if we’re a good match.
In these trying times, social distancing should not lead to social isolation, especially for those of you with already high anxiety. I’m offering online real-time video sessions to support you through this pandemic. All you need is a smart phone or computer, and a reliable internet connection. You can schedule them online, just like your regular appointments. Hit the blue button below to get started.
My arsenal for anxiety therapy includes variety of techniques, including CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) and many coping skills. You can learn how to manage your anxiety. What I know for sure is that talking through your challenges is effective, and there are studies that demonstrate that therapy works. The average treated person is better off than 80% of those without the benefit of treatment. Having a caring person who knows the right questions to ask helps. If you are here now, chances are good you want to make some changes.
Call today for your free 20 minute strategy session. Let’s tackle your stresses together.