The Key To Eliminating Anxiety (Without Medication!)

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The Key To Eliminating Anxiety (Without Medication!)
Read why none of the traditional techniques work, and how to manage anxiety.

Why is it so hard to manage anxiety? We know what to do; heard and read all about the breathing, meditating, visualization, etc.  Impossible you say? Many people agree, as reflected by the increase in the use of anxiety medications. Has this crossed your mind? Or are you already taking the edge off with Xanax, Valium or a bit too much wine at the end of the day...

In treating anxiety, what I see common amongst many cases is a sense of disconnection from the self. Whether it's from feeling overwhelmed or disempowered, its a loss of self-efficacy, and to complicate matters, it’s usually on an unconscious level. My approach in therapy is to identify when and how this loss of self took place, and to work toward reconnecting back. 

 

Mindfulness training is an effective part of my work in the reconnection process. Often times the true source of anxiety is disguised, perhaps as small annoyances or just a "bad mood."  In stillness we uncover the real concerns and fears and in breaking this down it becomes more manageable. Keep reading...

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