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How to Explain Depression | A Letter

In my first book, I wrote a letter from the point of view of someone dealing with anxiety. The idea was that you could take that letter verbatim or use it as inspiration to help those people in your life that just don’t “get it” to better understand what it is that you are dealing with….

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How to Explain Anxiety | A Letter

In my book Hardcore Self Help: F**k Anxiety, I have a chapter about how to explain anxiety to people who just don’t “get it” when it comes to the anxiety that you are experiencing.  An important piece of this chapter is that I wrote out a letter that you can either use for inspiration or print out and…

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How to Make a Courage Ladder | Free AI Tool

What is Exposure? We are going to talk about facing your anxiety head on. This is called exposure. In my professional work, I have noticed that many people are held back by a very low tolerance for anxiety. It is hard to push forward and eliminate the control that anxiety has over you when you are still…

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How Do You Fight Off Feelings of Being a Bad Person?

In episode 274, I received a question from an individual who struggles with feelings of being a bad person. In this post, I look more deeply into the fundamentals behind this question, looking at why these thoughts may occur and what you can do to tackle them. How do you fight off feelings of being a…

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You Aren’t Dying. It’s Just Anxiety.

PICTURE THIS… You are lying down to go to sleep. Things are progressing well. You close your eyes and take a few deep breaths. You try to think of happy things instead of the stressful things that you need to take care of tomorrow. After a few minutes, you’re just about to slip off into…

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This Gif Can Stop Your Anxiety Part 2

I have done a post like this before, but that was based on an animated gif that someone else made. This time, I commissioned someone to make an animation out of my personal favorite breathing exercise to help stop your anxiety. It’s called 4-7-8 breathing and it goes like this… I write about this exercise in my book as a…

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How to Explain Depression: A Letter

In my first book, I wrote a letter from the point of view of someone dealing with anxiety. The idea was that you could take that letter verbatim or use it as inspiration to help those people in your life that just don’t “get it” to better understand what it is that you are dealing with….

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10 Obscure Emotions

Sometimes a psychotherapy session is really just a collaborative quest to find the right word to demonstrate to your client that you have heard them and know exactly what they mean. If only there was an exact word to describe feeling the feeling of being alone in a crowd or the sense of peace that comes from being inside…

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This GIF Can Stop Your Anxiety

I’m so glad you’re here! Since this post, I’ve actually added another guided relaxation with a gif that I had commissioned just for Duff the Psych. You can see that post here! Breathe along to this. Nice and slow. Breath comes in, breath goes out.

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