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The relationship between trauma and high functioning anxiety 

It is still wild to me that there is a stigma when it comes to mental health! 🫤 Every other organ and bone in our body is often supported, valued and cared for when it is not doing well, so…

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How To Calm Your Nervous System

When it comes to managing the ‘Anxious Achiever’ experience (or anxiety in general) it is critical to integrate nervous system regulation practices 😌.Anxiety activates the sympathetic nervous system state, essentially our fight/flight 😳 response. This response impacts almost the entire…

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Anxiety can be really loud at times 📣

All it cares about is keeping us safe and out of harms way. It will shout at us to “⚠️ watch out,” “be careful,” “you should stay home,” or “don’t do that!” But sometimes we need to interrupt the cycle…

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How Anxious Are You?

Some of our favorite things to do as an ‘Anxious Acheiever’ is to think, do, and accomplish. Our minds tend to be oriented around planning, organizing, and checking things off the list 📝 . The anxiousness drives the continual cycle…

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How long does an emotion actually last ?

8 emotions that we tend to avoid. Because let’s be honest, they create discomfort 😳. Those 8 emotions are: sadness, shame, helplessness, anger, embarrassment, disappointment, frustration, and vulnerability. And according to Harvard scientist Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor, “it takes only…

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Have You Struggled With Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)?

Body Dysmorphic Disorder can look like: 👉 Being extremely preoccupied with a perceived flaw in appearance. 👉 A strong belief that the “flaw” makes you ugly or deformed. 👉 Frequently seeking/needing reassurance about your appearance. 👉 Constantly comparing your appearance to other people. 👉 Feeling…

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15 Warning signs Your mental health is getting bad again

Your mental health is getting bad again: 👉 Your energy levels have decreased 👉 You snap at others 👉 Everything is starting to feel like a chore/work 👉 You feel trapped in a negative situation 👉 You struggle to engage in anything besides your current…

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Oxytocin is released. Crying activates the parasympathetic nervous system

Oxytocin is released. “YES I am requesting you to please share this post”Normalizing crying is so important. Allowing people to cry is a true gift. We just have to learn to be comfortable in sitting with someone’s tears. Crying activates…

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What’s the difference between Anxiety and Panic Attack?

A lot of people use the terms “anxiety attack” and “panic attack” interchangeablyAnxiety is a normal human emotion, such as stress before an exam or presentation. However, sometimes people experience intense worries or fears and feel intense feelings. Often they…

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If you experience brain fog, you are not alone.

So many of us have experienced a hazy state of mind from time to time. 👉🏼Brain fog can be common, especially for people who struggle with anxiety. Individuals who experience generalized anxiety often report symptoms of brain fog. 👉🏼However, the…

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