Can feeling your body lessen anxiety?

Can feeling your body lessen anxiety?

Understanding how anxiety is created by our nervous system trying to protect us, and how our fight-or-flight mechanisms can get stuck, can significantly lessen the fear experienced during anxiety attacks. I’m deeply curious about how minds and bodies interact. I am...
How to Find Safety During the Pandemic

How to Find Safety During the Pandemic

The amount you’re affected by an unprecedented event like this current pandemic depends on your resources and your relationship to health. We all do the best we can, given our history and current circumstances. Many of our responses are rooted in primitive reflexes...
10 Ways to Work with Anxiety in Times of Crisis

10 Ways to Work with Anxiety in Times of Crisis

Many people are experiencing more anxiety than usual in the face of the global pandemic. Whether you’d like some guidance for your own anxiety, or you’re working with people who need extra support, I hope these ten approaches help you to feel more freedom and ease....
Anxiety is Really Strange, Isn’t It?

Anxiety is Really Strange, Isn’t It?

Helping people with anxiety has traditionally been seen as the territory of mental health professionals. Anxiety is most commonly framed as a psychological problem. My clinical experience for over 20 years has been that by safely connecting to the body, people become...