Receiving the news about the Connecticut school shooting this week was bone chilling and heartbreaking. Parents everywhere ran to hug their own children while feeling grief and pain for the parents of the school children, myself included. The world does not feel like a safe place when we cannot even expect that our elementary school aged children to be safe receiving an education.
It is overwhelming to add another fear to the anxious mix that parenting brings. How can you…Continue
Added by Carolyn Tucker LAPC on December 16, 2012 at 7:07am — No Comments
Let's face it, New Year's Resolutions are a cruel taskmaster. They are just an opportunity to put ourselves on the line one more time and then to guilt ourselves for not being able to follow through. I propose that it is better and more effective to make a bucket list at new year's rather than a list of resolutions. Living our…Continue
Treating anxiety can be as easy as breathing! Literally! It is established that people who experience anxiety tend to be chest breathers. Breathing from the diaphragm can help bring fast anxiety relief. Unfortunately, it’s not so easy to do when an anxiety attack is occurring. Proper breathing must be learned and practiced beforehand. I will share two exercises below.
In the first, the goal is to be able to reduce…Continue