Posts Tagged ‘anxiety’

misunderstanding depression & anxiety

Posted on: March 26, 2012

When we feel depressed or anxious, it is no joke. Other terms that we use to describe these painful feelings include: Depressed = low, negative, dread, hopeless, dark, shut-down, disconnected, sad, hurting, irritable Anxious = nervous, insecure, fearful, jittery, scared, scattered, all over the place, worried, restless Not only do these feelings simply ‘feel’ terrible… Read More…

replacing fear with love

Posted on: January 27, 2012

The awareness of human separation, without reunion by love – is the source of shame. It is at the same time the source of guilt and anxiety. Erich Fromm, “The Art of Loving” What if each time you felt fear and anxiety, you made a decision to love? Love who? You decide. And by love,… Read More…

awareness – acceptance – action

Posted on: November 1, 2011

I went to a two day conference last week on “Acceptance and Commitment Therapy” given by Steven C. Hayes. I have to say that I was pleasantly surprised with how much I liked his presentation – not only the information but also how he presented it. Most importantly, he came across as a real person… Read More…