October 21, 2019

Last week we talked about how one of the best things you can do when you experience anxiety is to take a deep breath. Today we want to expand on this idea and go over some simple breathing exercises.  They are easy to do and can be done anytime, anywhere, which makes them a great tool for your tool-belt. 

When you become anxious about something, the first thing that happens physically is that your heart rate increases. You can become panicked, which can...

October 14, 2019

Today we want to talk a little bit about the difference between being anxious a having a full-blown, debilitating anxiety attack. We have mentioned before that feeling anxious is a natural reaction to a perceived threat. Sometimes the fear of the unknown can cause it; sometimes, we're afraid that we'll embarrass ourselves or that we disappoint our loved ones. It's often not a problem. It can be uncomfortable, but it can also be an excellent motivator to wor...

October 1, 2019

Food is your body's fuel. What you eat can significantly impact the way you feel. For example, sugar can give you a quick high but fizzles out before you know it, leading to what you know as a sugar crash. Eating fruits and vegetables provides a longer-lasting source of energy.

Certain foods and your anxiety levels are connected, for better and for worse.

Here at New Leaf Counseling, we have listed some examples below to discover the relationship between th...

September 17, 2019

We want to share another tool with you today that you can add to your toolbox for dealing with anxiety. Today, at New Leaf, we are going to be talking about mental clutter and the negative effects it can have the anxiety it can cause you to feel. By becoming aware of what mental clutter is and using a simple but effective strategy to "declutter" our mind, we can reduce anxiety. 

What Is Mental Clutter? 

Mental clutter is all of the random stuff in your head t...

September 9, 2019

Self Care is a major topic of conversation these days but what exactly is it? Is self-care treating yourself to your favorite coffee shop drink or slice of cake? Is it getting your nails done, buying a new outfit? Is it finding quiet time for just you and your thoughts? People have a lot of thoughts on what exactly is self care and what it is not. Here at New Leaf Counseling, we have decided to break down for you what we think falls under the umbrella of se...

August 29, 2019

There are many tips out there to help with anxiety. Some cost money, some feel overwhelming, and some are vague and leave you wondering if they helped at all. Here at New Leaf Counseling, we are going to be talking about three easy steps that are proven to help with anxiety that you can start today!

Get More Sleep

There can be several things that contribute to your anxiety. One is lack of sleep. Sleep deprivation can play a negative role in emotional processi...

August 19, 2019

The best way to combat anxiety is finding ways to calm down, but that is easier said than done. Throughout this series on anxiety, we, here at New Leaf, are going to share various tips and ideas to aid you in self-regulation, calming down and meditating on the positive.

When you're already feeling anxious, it can be challenging to get yourself to a place where you can calm down.

It can be tough to find both the willpower and concentration to make it happen.

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August 12, 2019

This post is not about never feeling anxious again; It's about finding and restoring balance, health, and wellbeing.

July 29, 2019

Depression can be triggered by many different factors in your life. Sometimes supplements, journaling and medications can help combat the issue. The problem is that these tactics may not work for you and may not be something that you are willing to do, want to do, or think will be ideal for your lifestyle. If you are looking for a different way to combat your depression, consider exercising as an option. Here are a some you can try.

Running

Running is a...

July 15, 2019

Anxiety can cause multiple issues in your daily life and health. One of the many health issues that anxiety can trigger is heart problems and high blood pressure. If you're hesitant to start a medication to help with anxiety, there are many natural ways you can ease the feeling of anxiety in your life. One method that we love, here at New Leaf Counseling, is journaling. This form of processing has helped many people and gets to the root of the problem. Here...

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