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How To Stop Worrying About The Future, And Start Preparing For It!

How To Stop Worrying About The Future, And Start Preparing For It!

Sometimes we might think that it is OK to worry about the future. Often times we believe that if we don’t worry about it, then we will not be prepared for what is to come. But, it’s actually never good to “worry” at all. Worrying is a trick that your mind plays on you to make you “think” you are problem-solving. Our brains are very active and these thoughts...
Ways to Identify, Manage, & Express Your Anger

Ways to Identify, Manage, & Express Your Anger

Have you ever forgotten to turn on your blinker when changing lanes? Then you glance at the driver you moved in front of, and you see they are flying off the handle… completely enraged with hand gestures and horns, etc. Well, this is not really about your blinker. Anger is a completely natural emotion to have and express if and when needed, however, sometimes we...
Grounding & Breathing Exercises to Soothe Anxiety/Depression and Prevent Panic Attacks

Grounding & Breathing Exercises to Soothe Anxiety/Depression and Prevent Panic Attacks

Grounding exercises combined with diaphragmatic breathing will help to reduce anxiety and change your emotional state. Below are examples of techniques that may help to distract you from what you are experiencing emotionally and allow you to shift your focus to what is actually happening in the present moment – helping you to feel calmer and more relaxed. Grounding...
True Therapy’s Top Recommended Self-Help & Educational Books

True Therapy’s Top Recommended Self-Help & Educational Books

Are you motivated to change? Motivation to change is the greatest indicator of success in therapy. This combined with the therapeutic relationship with your counselor and the amount of reflection and ‘work’ you engage in between sessions will set you up for success in accomplishing your goals. Below are frequently recommended books to be used as an adjunct to...