Stop Avoiding

When we avoid situations, we continue a pattern of self-doubt and worry.   Certain situations can be associated with an overwhelming feeling of anxiety.  Such as needing to confront a situation, talk with your spouse about responsibilities or concerns, give a public speech, or doing math problems.  If your tendency is to be worried and […]

Snowpocalypse? – Embrace the Change

We live in South Dakota.  Changing seasons are inevitable.  The first snow is upon us and we’ve gone from 60 (degrees) to freezing overnight, from tennis shoes to snow boots, from jackets to parka’s, from soccer balls to snow balls and lawn mowers to snow blowers.  If this has you feeling anxious and angry, here […]

Stress Awareness

Our bodies often know what we are feeling before we do.  They are automatically responding to the situations we are involved in.  Situations that we ourselves are not always consciously attuned to.  An example of this is the body’s response to stress.  Almost everyone has become aware of their body’s immediate response to stress (i.e. […]