“Resolving Arguments Instead of Avoiding Them Improves Health” on Psychology Today

By |2021-08-11T16:03:40-04:00August 11th, 2021|Categories: Anxiety, COVID, Depression/Anxiety, Psychology, Psychology Today, Technology|Tags: , , , |

Avoiding arguments may feel like the healthier choice. A study says otherwise. It may feel more comfortable, at least temporarily, to avoid an argument with someone rather than address concerns that are eating at you. However, research suggests that if an argument resolves, the emotional response tied to it significantly reduces or is almost completely erased. [...]

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“How to Ease Back Into Social Contact After the Pandemic” on Psychology Today

By |2021-08-11T15:45:00-04:00July 26th, 2021|Categories: Anxiety, COVID, Depression/Anxiety, Psychology, Psychology Today, Technology|Tags: , , , |

You will be able to socialize soon, but do you want to? During the Covid-19 pandemic, a topic that has not been mentioned much is the number of people who have felt more comfortable not having to socialize in-person. For many, the pandemic was a time of relief — they could work from home, and social [...]

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“Virtual Reality as an Effective Form of Therapy” on Psychology Today

By |2021-07-21T15:33:29-04:00July 21st, 2021|Categories: Anxiety, COVID, Depression/Anxiety, Psychology, Psychology Today, Technology|Tags: , , , |

Virtual reality is a cutting-edge therapeutic treatment. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, virtual reality (VR) was studied as an effective adjunct to psychotherapy. It was being examined in particular to treat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and phobias. Since the COVID-19 pandemic has left many people quarantined, the use of VR sets has increased exponentially. Therapy has [...]

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“Consider Skipping New Year’s Resolutions in 2021: Focus on Self-Compassion Instead” on Psychology Today

By |2021-01-05T15:54:57-05:00January 5th, 2021|Categories: Anxiety, COVID, Depression/Anxiety, Psychology, Psychology Today|Tags: , , , , |

2020 has been difficult for many people. That is a vast understatement. You most likely experienced loss this year that you have never experienced before. You may have had a change in or loss of your job; your kids may have switched to online school; you may have picked up on unhealthy coping mechanisms; you may [...]

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“Yes, You’re Experiencing Another Wave of Covid-19 Fatigue” on Psychology Today

By |2020-12-21T12:15:43-05:00December 21st, 2020|Categories: Anxiety, COVID, Depression/Anxiety, Psychology, Psychology Today|Tags: , , , , |

It may seem like getting your hopes up and then having things fall apart can be tougher than not having anything to look forward to at all. There's a name for this type of feeling — learned helplessness. It is a feeling of powerlessness, that no matter what you do it won't change your circumstances. When [...]

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“Expect Increased Anxiety and Depression in College Students” on Psychology Today

By |2020-09-03T20:18:48-04:00September 2nd, 2020|Categories: ADHD, Anxiety, College, COVID, Depression/Anxiety, Psychology, Psychology Today|Tags: , , , , , , |

Young adults currently have an increased risk of anxiety, depression, and suicide. A U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) survey of adults taken the last week of June (one of the peak months of the pandemic), found that 25.5% in adults aged 18 to 24 responded that they had seriously considered suicide in the past 30 days. This age group also [...]

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Talking Brains Episode: ADHD & Anxiety: Coping with a Pandemic with Ari Tuckman PsyD CST

By |2020-04-04T17:23:42-04:00April 4th, 2020|Categories: ADHD, Anxiety, Crisis, Talking Brains|Tags: , , , , , , |

Talking Brains Podcast: A conversation with Ari Tuckman PsyD CST about coping with a pandemic when you have ADHD and/or anxiety. If you have ADHD and/or anxiety, the coronavirus pandemic can impact you in much more significant ways. Guest Ari Tuckman PsyD CST shares how you may be experiencing the pandemic differently, and how to [...]

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Coping with Anxiety Related to Covid-19 (Coronavirus)

By |2020-03-16T12:11:46-04:00March 10th, 2020|Categories: Anxiety, Health|Tags: , , , , |

Ways to cope with fears about contracting coronavirus. I have heard from many people who are having a severe increase in anxiety due to the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) epidemic. Learn ways you can cope with an increase in stress related to fears about contracting the virus.

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Talking Brains Episode 17: How CBT Can Help You Deal With Difficult People

By |2019-06-18T11:05:00-04:00June 18th, 2019|Categories: ADHD, Anxiety, Depression/Anxiety, Psychology, Talking Brains|Tags: , , , , , |

Talking Brains Podcast: a conversation with Dr. Seth Gillihan about how cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) can help you deal with difficult people. Research in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) has found it to be an effective treatment for anxiety, depression, and ADHD. CBT can also help you cope with life stressors, including dealing with difficult people. [...]

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Impostor Syndrome: What to Do When You Never Feel “Good Enough”

By |2019-01-23T15:19:16-05:00December 5th, 2018|Categories: Anxiety, Psychology, Psychology Today, Work|Tags: , , , , , |

Impostor syndrome can rob us of the enjoyment of our accomplishments. You may have felt that you just weren't very good at something. That's normal. It's completely acceptable to feel that you aren't the best at something - logically, you can't be the best at everything. However, it's an issue is when those feelings of inadequacy [...]

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