Calming study/work music to keep you going when your anxiety is high

Do you ever get into a mood where work must get done but your stress or anxiety levels are pretty high? In my undergraduate degree, I was the person who needed to study in ABSOLUTE silence in order to be able to focus. I studied in a part of the library that was SO quietContinue reading “Calming study/work music to keep you going when your anxiety is high”

Acknowledging and validating the experience of anxiety in children and teens.

“You’re young, what do you have to be anxious about?” As a young adult, we constantly are told that anxiety came with life experience and massive responsibilities. Because we were young and “only had to worry about” school, we didn’t have stress. If you had to take care of a family, finance a house, worryContinue reading “Acknowledging and validating the experience of anxiety in children and teens.”

Challenge by choice; understanding fear and when to follow our intuitions.

There are times in our lives when we are faced with situations that we can’t move through, things that we can’t take on, or people that we can’t face because we are overcome with fear. Sometimes fear can be rational, like feeling scared about going into the forest without any wilderness training and potentially comingContinue reading “Challenge by choice; understanding fear and when to follow our intuitions.”