Living with Worry

Ever heard of the term “destination addiction?” It’s not a true chemical or clinical addiction, rather, it’s a common cognitive trap we can all fall into. It’s the belief that once we reach a certain point, we’ll find happiness, or once we…

Understanding Mindfulness

Throughout my time as a therapist, I have worked with many people who have dabbled in the realm of mindfulness. A common thing I’ve heard is “it doesn’t work. I still felt anxious,” or “I couldn’t clear my mind.” I’ll admit to…

Anxiety Cheet Sheet

Understanding anxiety symptoms is one of the first, and most important aspects of managing these uncomfortable feelings. Your therapist may describe this first step as “psychoeducation.” The reason this is so critical, is because it helps demystify anxiety. I often hear anxiety…

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