Here are my five most popular blog posts that help reduce anxiety condensed into one post so you don’t have to search though all my blog posts to see these many tips.
I hope you find them useful and if you do, I have many more on my website for you to read too. If you have any questions after reading any of the articles please don’t hesitate to contact me on the form at the bottom of the page.
This article explains the physical and emotional effects of stress and details 6 ways to feel less stressed and worried including: 1. How to Stop Adrenaline/Stress, 2. Get Enough Sleep, 3. Build In Time To Stop & Relax, 4. Don’t Run Yourself Ragged 5. Worry Less & 6. Reduce A Worry’s Power Over You.
One of the tools I teach my clients to utilize when they feel anxious is called Grounding. When your mind is racing mind, grounding brings you back to the here-and-now and is very helpful in managing overwhelming feelings or anxiety. It is a great way to calm down quickly. There are many ways to ground yourself when you feel anxious and overwhelmed and I decided to describe the 7 grounding techniques that I have found work best for myself and my clients.
Do you find yourself reading too much into situations or spending too much time trying to make decisions? You are likely overthinking things and it is probably not helpful to your emotional well-being. Here are 4 signs that suggest you overthink things.
Do you like being by the sea? I do and find it very relaxing to watch the waves coming in to the shore and out again. Many years ago a colleague of mine who had studied self-hypnosis taught me this simple beach mini meditation and I found it so useful that I have been telling it to my clients ever since.
This seven minute video I share simple tips that can really reduce worry and anxiety. They include: why we worry and stress over things; the best question to ask yourself when you are worried about something; the difference between useful vs useless worrying; what cognitive therapy is and how we can feel more in control by studying and writing down your worries and why positive visualization works and how to do it.
When clients first come in to see me, the main concerns that come up again and again are:
How can I feel less stressed, angry and overwhelmed?
What should I do if I feel panicky?
How can I stop worrying about everything: my children, partner, friends, work, my “to do” list….
So I put together a booklet with some strategies I am always giving to my clients to help them begin to feel less anxiety and to worry less.
I hope that you will find it helpful too.
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If you would like to work with me to understand why you are feeling anxious and learn effective coping strategies that reduce anxiety, please phone me at 847 791-7722 or email me below.
Dr. Allen has over 25 years experience and specializes in helping people treat their anxiety. Her professional license allows her to offer phone and video appointments to people living in Illinois and Florida.
If you would like to read more about her please visit her Bio page Dr. Sarah Allen Bio. To read media articles she was been interviewed for visit her Media Interviews page. She has many other blog post about anxiety and worrying Dr. Sarah Allen Anxiety Blog Posts.