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There’s a Better Way to Argue: Let Relationship The...

You can’t have a relationship without arguments. Occasional disagreement is part of having any contact with another human being. The goal of relationship therapy isn’t to teach you how to avoid all arguments, but to teach you a better way to argue. In relationship therapy, you can learn how to minimize your role in unnecessary …Read the rest…

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Tips to Stop Worrying and Reduce Anxiety

Do these thoughts sound familiar to you? What if I made a mistake at work? What if my child is sick? What if I they don’t like me? What if I can’t handle the stress? Ambiguity causes anxiety. When you don’t know what’s happening or might happen, you go into “what-if” thinking mode. If it’s …Read the rest…

Ways to Relax When Anxiety Won't Let Go Houston TX

Ways to Relax When Anxiety Won’t Let Go

Do you always find yourself worrying “what if?” Is it hard for you to turn off your brain and relax because you’re always thinking…and over thinking? Anxiety can come in many forms, and this type, generalized anxiety disorder, affects an estimated three to four percent of the population. While generalized anxiety disorder doesn’t usually lead …Read the rest…

Progressive Muscle Relaxation

Progressive Muscle Relaxation

Progressive muscle relaxation is a technique that involves tensing specific muscle groups and then relaxing them. It is termed “progressive” because you relax all major muscle groups, starting at the head and working your way down to your feet, relaxing them one at a time. In only 10 to 15 minutes you can achieve total …Read the rest…

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How Multitasking Impacts Our Brains

We’re Not Really Multitaskers After All While conventional wisdom teaches us that multitasking makes us more efficient, research suggests that we’re incapable of efficiently managing more than two tasks at a time. Rather, we’re just shifting our attention rapidly from one thing to the next, which can have a detrimental impact on our brain. Think about it, …Read the rest…

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Meditation for Pain Management

  Mindfulness Meditation Reduces Pain in Recent Research Study   A recent study at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Centers showed that people with minimal training on mindfulness meditation were able to curb the intensity of physical pain by 40% and pain unpleasantness by 57% simply through meditation for pain management   The participants only completed …Read the rest…