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We are an online provider who provides therapy services for individuals suffering from anxiety in the Chicagoland area, mid Illinois, and Southern Illinois. We provide coaching services, anger management, and a tailored anxiety program for individuals living in the United States and Internationally.

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How to Manage Your Anxiety at Work

A work environment can be hard when you are struggling with panic attacks, and you are constantly counting down the time when you get to be free of the place. Did you know that 75% of people admit that stress affects their daily life? The anxiety that stress causes can affect daily life through relationships, work, and every aspect of your daily life. Workplace stress comes in a variety of different ways.

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Can Tattoos Help Your Anxiety?

The stigma related to having mental health problems can seem limiting. Some people may feel stifled and struggle with not being able to talk about the things that hinder them or cause them to struggle from day to day. One way that some people speak out against mental health stigma is to adorn themselves with mental health related tattoos. It's a concept that's come to be known as tattoo therapy. 

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Was that Trauma: Part 2?

How do you know if you are suffering from trauma-induced stress? Did you know that you can suffer from trauma by experiencing the trauma second hand? If you had a family member who suffered from a significant event or you experience the event by watching the incident on television, you can start to experience trauma related stress. 

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How to Set Healthy Boundaries

Between family and friends, it's often hard at times to set appropriate boundaries with other people. Let me know if the following sounds familiar. Have you ever had a situation where someone kind of bullied you into making a decision where you didn't feel comfortable? What about a time when you went along with something even though it didn't feel right to you? These are examples of when your internal alarm was going off, and you ignored it. So what are boundaries and how can you keep them? 

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How ENFPs React to Anxiety

I am a huge believer in how personality types interact with one another. As an INFJ, I tend to have a lot of people who are ENFPs in my life. Actually, most of the clients that I end up treating, tend to be ENFPs. I also noticed that ENFPs tend to struggle with anxiety for a variety of different reasons. As ENFPs struggle with anxiety, they tend to show some unique patterns of behavior. 

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Be Kind to Others, But Also to Yourself

Have you ever heard the phrase, "treat others as you would want to be treated". I would hate to treat others the way I treat myself, because for others, I allow them the opportunity to be wrong, to make mistakes, to be sad, to be angry, and to be most of all, human. However, I don't allow myself the same fundamental rights. Does this sound familiar?

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Do you have anxiety?

Everybody has worries and stresses that affect them on a daily basis. I get asked if someone has anxiety and what it looks like. However, anxiety is only significant when it starts to affect the overall quality of life. When someone has severe anxiety, he or she may stop doing things that matter to them, may stop interacting with loved ones, or even stop going out. 

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What You Should Know about Causes of Anxiety

Those of you suffering from anxiety may not have a full understanding of where anxiety comes from. Why is this important? Well, it's like trying to fix a leak in a tire. If you are applying patches to all the wrong areas, your leak isn't going to go away. Applying all of the wrong techniques could actually do more harm than good. 

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Barbara Maulding, NCC, LCPC