anxiety

Posts on how to tackle worry and fear.

7 Things to Remember When You’re Afraid

We’ve all been there. Scared, worried, and afraid. Not sure how something will play out, not sure if we can handle what lies ahead. Fear is a powerful player in our lives. It often acts as a big red stop sign, saying “No, turn back! Danger ahead. You can’t do …

How to Push Through Fear and Self-Doubt

  If not you, then who?   I recently scribbled this question in the margin of my day planner, and I’ve found myself repeating this question a lot this week. So many of us have big dreams, deep hopes, and a desire to be a part of meaningful change. Yet it’s …

My Mantra of the Moment for Dealing with Worry

If you’re a worrier, you probably often find yourself anxious about the future, fretting about the unknown, and predicting every possible outcome. You might be surprised to hear that worry, anxiety, and fear are a normal, and sometimes healthy, part of life. The challenge is when we let this worry …

The Dangerous Word You’re Using More Than You Think

There are a few words and phrases that I’m pretty tuned into with clients in therapy. Words or phrases that tend to get us humans into trouble. Words and phrases that keep us feeling stuck, pressured, or guilty. Phrases that reinforce the unhealthy and dysfunctional cycles we sometimes get ourselves …

12 Statements to Help You Cope with Anxiety

Anxiety is without a doubt one of the most common issues I get questions about on Dr. Allison, and it is also one of the primary reasons clients come to see me in private practice. Fear, doubt, and worry are a normal part of life, yet for many people, these …