Anxiety often gets a bad rap, and for good reason. Severe anxiety can prevent people from enjoying aspects of their lives and can perpetuate a sense of unease and fear which can be paralyzing. Severe anxiety can lead people to become disengaged and isolated from the world around them, and can make seemingly simple tasks...

What’s the Deal with Mindfulness?

For some, the term “mindfulness” brings up images of sitting cross-legged in the woods, silent, for hours at a time. There is often an assumption that to be mindful means to be happy, and that this practice will get rid of negative or uncomfortable feelings. I also hear people say that they don’t have time...