Entries by jungsite

Anxiety: Physical Symptoms Explained

Anxiety has a wide range of symptoms that may be frightening, especially when you aren’t sure what’s causing them. Those with anxiety symptoms are more prone to worry that something physically wrong is happening to them, which further exacerbates their anxiety. This blog post is an overview of some explanations for the physical symptoms that […]

Anxiety Management for Daily Life

Anxiety can be difficult to manage, especially when it starts impacting your daily life. Some days anxiety is like a light breeze, and you barely notice it. Other days anxiety can feel like a gust of worry, fear, and uncertainty. Anxiety is a normal reaction that everyone experiences from time to time, but it becomes […]

Conquer Your Anxiety with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

If you’re dealing with anxiety, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) may be the answer you are looking for. CBT is an evidence-based treatment that has been shown to help people with anxiety. It can help alleviate symptoms and improve quality of life by changing patterns of thinking and behaving that lead to the development of anxiety […]

Online Therapy and COVID-19

People often start psychotherapy because they’re facing unprecedented challenges and are feeling overwhelmed. If you’re feeling this way now, you’re not alone. The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for you and your loved ones. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions. Stress during an infectious […]

What is Peter Pan Syndrome?

Peter Pan Syndrome was coined in 1983 by Dr. Dan Kiley, in his book, The Peter Pan Syndrome: Men Who have Never Grown Up. This “syndrome” is not a recognized disorder by the American Psychiatric Association in the DSM 5, but rather is a collection of symptoms recognized by Dr. Kiley. Dr. Kiley refers to […]

What is Mindfulness?

Mindfulness is a state of open attention on the present. When we are mindful, we carefully observe our thoughts and feelings without judging them as good or bad. Mindfulness can also be a healthy way to identify and manage hidden emotions that may be causing problems in our personal and professional relationships. It means living […]

Am I Depressed?

Clinical depression can manifest as feeling sad and depressed for weeks or months on end—not just a passing depressed mood for a day or two. This feeling is most often accompanied by a sense of hopelessness, a lack of energy, and taking little or no pleasure in things that once gave you joy in the […]

Do I have ‘Normal’ Anxiety or an Anxiety Disorder?

Anxiety is a normal, healthy emotion that everyone experiences. It’s your body and mind’s way of reacting to certain situations—whether it’s getting ready for an interview or having a difficult conversation with someone you care about. The discomfort anxiety brings in these situations is considered normal and even beneficial. For example, anxiety about an upcoming […]