The Benefits of Positive Visualization

The Benefits of Positive Visualization

We often find ourselves lost in thought during the day, reliving memories and wondering about our lives. These are called daydreams. Although daydreams are magical and comforting, they don't help us meet our goals. There's a method that's a bit like daydreaming that can help us better ourselves. It's called positive visualization. What is Positive Visualization? Positive visualization is a “mental rehearsal” in your mind. It’s a focused daydream about doing the steps you need to take to achieve your goals.  Very often, our minds tend to amplify the obstacles in or path. We then hone in on those obstacles...

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The Vicious Cycle of Anxiety and How to Break It

The Vicious Cycle of Anxiety and How to Break It

Everyone feels stress and anxiety from time to time. It helps us overcome daily struggles and pushes us to improve ourselves. However, there are times when the brain misjudges the need for anxiety, and it can cause problems instead. In these cases, anxiety can become disruptive and become a disorder. Anxiety is Common If you are experiencing anxiety, know that it's common, and you're not alone. According to the National Institute of Health, anxiety disorders are the most common forms of mental illness in the US. About 1 in 5 adults are affected each year. For children and adolescents, about...

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3 Signs You Have Chronic Stress (And How You Can Deal with It)

3 Signs You Have Chronic Stress (And How You Can Deal with It)

Stress. Everyone deals with it. Whether it’s due to increasing responsibilities at work, a death of a loved one, or a big life transition, stress is almost inevitable during some time of your life. But it’s when stress starts to stick around daily that it begins to affect your health, physically and mentally. But even if you think that your stress is only affecting you, it can also cause problems for the people around you and the relationships you have. Here are the three main ways that chronic stress can manifest in your life: Mentally Do you find yourself feeling...

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