Category Archives: Anxiety

Why Is Daily Self-Care So Important?

Why Is Daily Self-Care So Important? We must practice self-care daily to be happy, healthy and even alive. We really have no choice. Today many say they don’t have time to eat something healthy, they are too busy – even overwhelmed … Continue reading

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Does Fake It Till You Make It Work?

Does Fake It Till You Make It Work? Sometimes clients say to me they have no intention of acting fake when encouraged to behave neutrally around someone they dislike, or they won’t try smiling and see if it uplifts their … Continue reading

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Mindfulness Can Transform Your Life.

Mindfulness Can Transform Your Life. Many of my clients have into my office in Sausalito through the years unhappy about so many different things. Some said they can’t get anything done, can’t manage their stress or stressors, constantly lose things, … Continue reading

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Abandonment-Anxiety Issues Holding You Back?

No one escapes abandonment in their lives. It is claimed we all experience abandonment every day and that may be true. It is also claimed that this is the source of our inherent anxiety. Maybe. Regardless we try so hard to avoid … Continue reading

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Do You Have a Partner Who Badgers or Criticizes You? Relentlessly?

Do You Have a Partner Who Badgers or Criticizes You? Relentlessly? Could it be OCPD, or something else, that therapy might help? Your partner may be suffering from OCDP? If so, there’s a good chance you are suffering too. Clearly, not … Continue reading

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Verbal Abuse Destroys

Verbal Abuse Destroys. It’s a Scorched Earth Approach. Want a divorce? Want out of a relationship? Unhappy with yourself, so you direct your anger at another? Want your most dependable employees to quit? Have your children hate you? Want to … Continue reading

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Pulling your hair out? Maybe it’s trichotillomania?

Pulling your hair out? Maybe it’s trichotillomania? It’s pronounced trick-o-till-o-mania. I’ve seen a number of clients who suffer from “Trich”. It is often a devastating, embarrassing condition. What is it? There are many manifestations but the most common are pulling … Continue reading

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The Most Critical Thing in Life – Balance

An unbalanced life skews everything. I’ve found that one of the things that is prevalent when a client comes to see me is that their life is out of balance. One thing builds on another until several critical areas of … Continue reading

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Social Anxiety is Not Something to Make Fun of.

Important Note: This is a reprint of a story written by Mike Bates, April 18, 2013, 3 PM for the SB*Nation. The point of view is quite strong, and yet, maybe it will start a dialogue about persons struggling with … Continue reading

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To love oneself…

“To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance”, by Oscar Wilde Easy to say. Easy statement to agree with. Hard to do. Here are a few things that may help the process to begin: Stop being so critical … Continue reading

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