Sensory Coping Skills- Using your Body to Cope with and Calm Big Emotions

Coping Skills are essential to managing big emotions without doing something stupid, but it can be hard to calm yourself down when your brain isn’t working very well- and that’s where Sensory Coping Skills are essential to soothing the body to calm the mind. This video is one segment of my Udemy Course “Coping Skills … Read more Sensory Coping Skills- Using your Body to Cope with and Calm Big Emotions

Depression Treatment Options: A Quickstart Guide-What to do if you're diagnosed with Depression

Depression Treatment Options- a Quick Start Guide You or someone you care about has been diagnosed with depression- so now what? In this video I’m going to teach 5 essential things you should know to get started treating your depression right away. I’ll share 14 research backed treatment options for depression and help you get … Read more Depression Treatment Options: A Quickstart Guide-What to do if you're diagnosed with Depression

Why Anxiety and Depression are Connected- Avoidance and Willingness with painful emotions. ACT

In this video we’re going to talk about one way that depression and anxiety are linked- avoidance- and the antidote to avoidance- Willingness- Depression and Anxiety are closely connected , with many people experiencing both at the same time, this isn’t a coincidence, but rather the way we respond to stress and painful emotions may … Read more Why Anxiety and Depression are Connected- Avoidance and Willingness with painful emotions. ACT

Willingness as an Antidote to Anxiety – A Weird Exercise that helps you "Get Better at Feeling"-

Being Willingly Out of Breath How to “Get better at feeling” that means to increase your capacity to feel emotions, to experience both joyful and painful emotions without needing to escape, avoid, or act on them. This is a skill that has been transformational for me and many of my clients and it’s called Willingness. … Read more Willingness as an Antidote to Anxiety – A Weird Exercise that helps you "Get Better at Feeling"-

Anxiety and Triggers- Overcoming PTSD and Avoidance

Triggers In this video I’m going to teach you what a trigger is, how they get formed, the one thing you do that makes them worse, and the basic principle behind how to overcome them. A “Trigger” is the common term for a psychological principle- paired association. Which simply means anything that reminds someone of … Read more Anxiety and Triggers- Overcoming PTSD and Avoidance

Natural Supplements and Treatments for Anxiety- What the research says about Supplements for Anxiety

Natural Supplements and Treatment for Anxiety When people are looking to treat their anxiety without medication, what they usually mean is that they want to know what herbs and supplements will work for them. And because I get asked about this a lot, I did a ton of research last year on natural supplements to … Read more Natural Supplements and Treatments for Anxiety- What the research says about Supplements for Anxiety

Emotion Coping Skills

Emotion Coping Skills: Emotions are intense. Emotions are beautiful. Emotions are what make us feel alive. But emotions can also be scary, overwhelming, painful, exhausting, and sometimes even seem unbearable. When we’re feeling highly emotional, the thinking part of our brain tends to shut down. Whether we’re being swept away in Love or carried away … Read more Emotion Coping Skills

Are you stuck in Freeze mode? How to Turn off the Freeze Response

“How do I turn off the Freeze response” the freeze response is a survival instinct stored deep in your brain. It’s an automatic response to overwhelming danger, or at least perceived danger. When fighting your way out or running away seem impossible, the brain turns on the freeze response as the last resort. This is … Read more Are you stuck in Freeze mode? How to Turn off the Freeze Response

News Anxiety and Your Ancient Brain: 10 Skills to Manage Anxiety when the News is Scary

Anxiety about the News can feel intense and unrelenting, especially when the news and our feeds are nonstop and frightening. But you can learn skills to manage your fears, soothe you anxiety and take good care of your brain. In this video I teach how news triggers the fight, flight, freeze response, how that impacts … Read more News Anxiety and Your Ancient Brain: 10 Skills to Manage Anxiety when the News is Scary

4 Habits of Joy Filled Marriage-Book Review: How to improve your marriage in 15 minutes a day

Keeping your marriage happy can be hard, and while many people want to learn communication skills to improve their marriage, that can only go so far. The real skills that make marriage better are skills that help you have more joy, more often. In this book “The 4 Habits of Joy Filled Marriages: How 15 … Read more 4 Habits of Joy Filled Marriage-Book Review: How to improve your marriage in 15 minutes a day