Anxiety is powerful and intense. For someone with anxiety, when these feelings arise, it is like a storm brewing inside. We try to resist it, but it’s no use sometimes because we allow the negative thoughts to take hold and have an impact on our body. When I feel the anxiety storm growing, I know […]
Author Archive | Lisa Klarner
Is it possible to find and live your life passion? Yes! Even if you only spend a small percentage of your time following a passion, it can make a difference in your life! Check out my latest Nature’s Pathways article.
There are many types of therapies that can be used to treat anxiety. One type of therapy I used was called Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or CBT. This technique was a great help in my healing. You can find out more about CBT in the Nature’s Pathways article I published this month.
I’ve been reflecting on the past lately, thinking about the days when I had unbearable anxiety in social situations. Sitting in a classroom listening to the teacher, my heart would pound intensely, my palms slick with sweat, my stomach tight as the dreaded ball of heat formed and crept from my stomach, up through my […]
It’s often difficult for people to know what to say to a person suffering with social anxiety disorder. This Huffington Post article gives some high level suggestions on the way to handle a conversation with someone who has anxiety: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/16/what-to-say-anxiety_n_5978918.html?&ncid=tweetlnkushpmg00000033
Do you have a child in your life who may have anxiety? Check out my latest article in the Staying Green Magazine to find out the warning signs which could help you to understand if your child does have anxiety. You will also find a list of things to watch for too. Read on for […]
Came across this article in Psychology Today and the author, Dr. Leahy, does an excellent job explaining what a person with social anxiety is thinking. Read on to check it out yourself… http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/anxiety-files/201410/social-anxiety-what-will-people-think
When I was pregnant with my son, who is now 9, I had a heartbeat monitor that I used to check his heartbeat every day. I would place that sensor on my belly and listen to his tiny heart beating. Doing this helped my own heartbeat to normalize, reducing my anxiety that something was going […]
Incorporating mindfulness into our lives can be a very helpful way to reduce stress and anxiety and pull us back to the present moment. It is becoming much more common for the concept of mindfulness to be introduced to children too because of all the benefits it can bring to them. This article on the […]
Parenting is a joy and a challenge. When we have a child with anxiety, this adds a level of complexity that makes the parenting experience even more challenging. Interested in finding out what types of parenting styles can help or hinder anxious children? Looking for some action steps that you can take home with you […]