CATEGORY: Anxiety and Panic > Stress 39 articles

Stress is a condition that occurs in response to actual or anticipated difficulties in life. Stress is no laughing matter, and if left untreated, can lead to serious health complications, including high blood pressure, sleep disorders, back pain and more. 

Below you will find all the articles written on this topic.


Winter Relaxation Exercise

Posted by: Jaclyn Jacobs, Jaclyn Jacobs, MS, CRC, FELLOW

Winter can be a stressful time of year. Between weather changes, the holiday shopping frenzy, and deciding which relatives to visit first, you may feel the tension building already. For…


Stress-Free Mornings

Posted by: Jaclyn Jacobs, Jaclyn Jacobs, MS, CRC, FELLOW

Reducing Stress in Your Morning Routine: Do you ever find yourself hitting the snooze button several times and then rushing to get out the door for work or school in a…


What Causes Stress? Ask A Therapist

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Stress is a condition that occurs in response to actual or anticipated difficulties in life. Stress is no laughing matter, and if left untreated, can lead to serious health complications…


Self Care during the Holidays

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

For some the holiday time can be an exciting time of year filled with great food, loved ones, and traditions. For others, it can bring feelings of anxiety, loneliness, frustration…


Present Moment Awareness

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Do you find yourself stuck in the past, ruminating over previous conversations or interactions?  Or maybe you’re focused on the future, stressing about what could happen or how your future…


How to Create a Positive Outlook

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Are you stuck on the negatives in your life?  Maybe you’re at a job that you don’t like, or you’re in an apartment rather than in the home of your…


DARE: A four step approach to anxiety management

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Anxiety is the most common mental health issue in the United States, affected about 40 million people. If you struggle with anxiety, you are not alone. Help is available. Anxiety…


ACT Therapy: Accepting and Being Mindful

Posted by: Melvin Tillman, Melvin Tillman, MA

Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) is about acknowledging our emotions from a non-judgmental standpoint, which equips the person to better handle uncomfortable emotional states.  Impartial acceptance of emotions is very…


Physical Labor and Mental Health

Posted by: Melvin Tillman, Melvin Tillman, MA

When discussing the ways in which to improve mental health, we tend to focus on the abstract.  We explore family influences, maladaptive thinking, reoccurring themes, and several other intangible concepts. …


Bedtime Ritual for Anxiety Sufferers

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Bedtime Ritual for Anxiety Sufferers

Whether you are suffering from chronic anxiety or nervously anticipating an upcoming

event or circumstance, stress can interfere with our sleep cycles, affecting our ability to

catch those…


Progressive Muscle Relaxation

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Progressive Muscle Relaxation Exercise: Are you suffering from anger, anxiety, or insomnia? Have you tried countless breathing and relaxation exercises to no avail? Progressive Muscle Relaxation may be right…


Negative Stories and Anxiety

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

When life is uncertain and your anxiety heightens have you ever made up really negative stories that just continue to raise your feelings of anxiety? You may be…


Why the Idea of Mediocrity Tortures Millennials

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Many millennials (twenty-thirty somethings) struggle with a constant sense of anxiety and depression. Pushing happiness away because it does not fit for the emotional highs and lows they’re…


Tips for Academic Success

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

You want to start next semester off right so below you will find tips for achieving academic success.  In order to do well, you must first set yourself up for…


Preparing for Academic Success

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Are you struggling with achieving academic success? The semester is winding down and your grades are being posted. This may prove to be an exciting and validating time if…

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