Author Archives: JillG

Our Hot Water Heater is Broken- and Why That’s a Good Thing

Tweet Last night as I was getting up from the couch and going to bed, my husband announced that that hot water heater was broken. I was too tired to even think about it. While I was lying in bed … Continue reading

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Healing After Trauma- Little by little it gets better

Tweet Last summer my daughter was traumatized and had a very serious bout of anxiety and depression. She became suicidal and wasn’t able to go back to school. I found myself in a lot of fear. Terror actually. I felt … Continue reading

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When You’re Down and People Disappoint You

Tweet A reader has been going through the ringer lately, with relationship and health woes. This is exactly what I am going through in my life lately. I thought today we could look at feeling disappointed in others, perspective, and how … Continue reading

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Night Terrors, When Panic Attacks at Night: What To Do

Tweet A friend who is going through a hard time asked me how to best deal with panic attacks following traumatic events, and when having night terrors. The following is a discussion, Q and A, and advice for dealing with night … Continue reading

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How to Notice When Your Thinking is Distorted

Tweet Today we are going to talk about negative thinking, how it leads to anxiety, and a super simple tip to stop it in its tracks. One of the hallmarks of being an anxious person is that we are highly tuned … Continue reading

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Is Anxiety Inherited?

Tweet In a recent conversation with my mother (age 76), the topic of social anxiety came up. This is something I have had a lot of struggles with over the years. We got to talking and I just can’t believe … Continue reading

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Staying Well Requires Some Effort

Tweet What occurred to me recently about my mental health is that I must be proactive in order to stay healthy. As someone who did do battle for decades with daily anxiety and panic, it is not realistic to expect … Continue reading

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How to Be Powerful in The Face of Anxiety

Tweet Living at the mercy of anxiety is painful. It restricts you, feels awful, and makes daily living very hard. Nobody wants anxiety or panic attacks, but many people continue to be riddled with anxiety, even after they seek help. … Continue reading

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