Anxiety

How to Deal with Social Anxiety after COVID

It has been a very long year. Lockdowns and social distancing have had a profound impact on our hearts and minds. But thankfully, as the vaccines roll out and the country begins to slowly open back up, we are beginning to return to some kind of normal. While many people are jumping for joy with […]

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The Healing Power of Nature

One only needs to read a few lines from poets such as Frost, Wordsworth, and Thoreau to recognize the love for and connection to nature human beings have always had. Nature stirs our souls and imagination and brings beauty to our everyday lives. But it turns out, nature also brings a slew of benefits to […]

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5 Strategies to Calm Your Anxiety Quickly

When you live with an anxiety disorder, any moment can become one that creates a slow-rising panic within you. Life is normal one second and the next, you feel your chest tighten and your heart begin to race. You may begin to hyperfocus on future events and find yourself getting lost in “what-ifs.” To make […]

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Treatment Options for Managing Anxiety

  Psychotherapy and Counselling: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT): CBT is a common treatment for anxiety. CBT teaches you to become aware of thoughts, feelings, and behaviours and how these work together. A goal of CBT is to identify, challenge and change the unhelpful patterns of thinking. CBT can help you identify problem behaviours and replace […]

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What is Anxiety?

Anxiety is a normal reaction and can be a helpful feeling when it motivates us or warns us of danger. However, it becomes debilitating when there is no real danger to worry about , it is experienced continuously, and feels like it is taking over our lives.  Forms of Anxiety: There are different types of […]

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Are you stressed?

Mindfulness Stress Reduction Intensive: Managing Stress from the Inside Out Join our 6 week workshop and learn how to manage stress the mindful way… Workshop Duration: 6 weeks (15 hours) – 2.5 hours per class Location: Miracles Wellness Center Date: September 2016 (date to be determined) Time: 9:30am to 12:00pm. Teacher: Katerine LeMay, Phd, C.Psych. Class […]

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