The Formal Practice of Breathing Meditation:
Concentration on Your Breath
Common Thinking Errors and Their Remedies
Remedy Your Thinking Errors
Don’t believe everything you think:
Therapy for Anxiety and Panic Attacks
Do You Worry Too Much? Sticky thinking is the culprit
Sometimes we indulge in a moment or two of worry or feel a little down. At other times, we might discover that negative thinking has a grip on us or that we’re really uptight or even panicky, our minds restless and disturbed. Maybe we realize that we don’t seem able to stop worrying or that we’re gripped with fear.
Generalized Anxiety Disorder Therapy in Woodland Hills & Westlake Village
Now Available! Panic, Phobia, and Generalized anxiety disorder therapy in the Woodland Hills and Westlake Village offices of David Mellinger, MSW
“The Role of Words in Anxiety” & “Have No Fear of Fainting”
Worry and GAD Therapy in Westlake Village and Woodland Hills, CA
FAQ’s About Anxiety, Worry, & Anxiety Therapy
By David Mellinger, MSW, BCD
Anxiety fills people’s minds with repetitive negative thoughts- even predatory worries – entwined with tension and fear. Even as we’re caught in the throes of angst, our values and yearnings often keep flashing through our minds. Despite our awareness that our thoughts are irrational and distorted and our feelings disturbed, at times we can’t seem to right them. Still, many of us who are stuck in negative thinking can learn to ride out the waves of nervous energy. We can remain focused on what we value and hold dear, while instilling and sustaining the awareness that it’s worthwhile to harness this energy to press ahead, regardless of doubt and dread.
Emotional Awareness and Radical Acceptance
By David Mellinger, M.S.W.
Through training in mindfulness meditation, men and women learn to practice mindfulness – an attitude of openness, freshness, and willingness to engage in the comings and goings of our thoughts, feelings, and other mental experiences at this very moment. Mindfulness enables us to focus on the present, to experience mental events separately from taking action, and to refrain from attempting to shut down painful experiences or prolong pleasant experiences.
By Julie Brams
Meditation is proving to be a “must have” for people of all walks of life. Mindfulness Meditation, or Vipassana, is far more than a feel-good technique: As research continues to make abundantly clear, mindfulness is a powerful means of managing the stress, worry and hardships of living in the new millennium.
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