There is always in an inner game being played in your mind no matter what outer game you are playing. How you play this game usually makes the difference between success and failure. – Tim Gallwey   Facing difficult circumstances and challenges can be quite difficult for anyone. Losing a […]

ARE YOU A VICTIM OR A RESILIENT?


It simply comes down to this: do you want to operate with a healthy brain or an unhealthy brain? Which do you prefer?   At my therapy office in Sterling, Colorado, many people are seeking out treatment and not wanting to be put on any medication. Rather, they are looking […]

WHEN DOES A PERSON NEED A MENTAL HEALTH MEDICATION?


How many of us become worn out as the day goes on? Or, worse yet, are already worn out even before the day has begun?   The term “durable” can be defined as capable of withstanding wear and tear. When we apply this term to our mental fortitude, we can […]

YOUR BEST ALLY AGAINST STRESS!



How many of you have ever heard the statement, “you need to remain calm in a demanding situation?” Have you ever been able to truly achieve a level of calmness in a stressful demanding situation? Me neither.   The truth is that in a demanding situation our body activates a […]

STRESS: CONTROL & USE; DON’T BE ABUSED & DEBILITATED


How many times do you feel yourself struggling with stress or feeling worried? If you are like many Americans, you may feel like such feelings are normal and may have no idea how actually stressed you really are.   Stress and worry can feel absolutely miserable and painful. However, how […]

STRESSED? WORRIED? YOU GOTTA TRY THIS!


Anxiety attacks can be awful, frightening, intense, and seem like you are out of control. Symptoms of an anxiety attack can include: overwhelming fear, feel like going crazy, feel like losing control, a surge of doom and gloom, urgency to escape, dizziness, heart palpitations, trembling, shortness of breath, chest pain […]

HOW TO HEAL AND RECOVER FROM STRESS/ANXIETY ATTACK



When you are driving down a busy intersection with lots of cars and people around you, do you speed up? Or do you slow down? Hopefully, you slow down. By slowing down you tend to feel more in control of the vehicle; thereby eliminating the chance of causing a horrendous […]

HOW TO CALM YOUR MIND AND BODY


Depression silently enters the room unannounced and uses its sticky fingers to tighten its grip upon its victim. The victim, unaware of depression’s presence, begins to feel sad and starts to withdraw or isolate from others just falling right into depression’s hands and the grip is tightened. Once feeling down […]

BEAT DEPRESSION WITH A SIMPLE 1 – 2 PUNCH!