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Have you ever been told you’re “too sensitive”? Do you often feel overwhelmed or overstimulated? Do you seem to soak up other people’s emotions? Do you feel as though you require more downtime and rest than most people? You may be a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP). And if you’re a HSP living in New York City, you probably experience [...]
Whether they are triggered by a stressful situation or the thought of a scary imagined scenario, all panic attacks share three key traits: they arise suddenly, instill a sense of intense fear, and trigger strong physical reactions. Although there may be no real danger present, it often feels very much like the opposite to the person experiencing it. Getting therapy [...]
Do you feel stuck? Maybe some area of your life feels stale, or perhaps you feel trapped in a job and want to make a career change. Maybe there is a relationship you've been wanting to leave for years but you can't bring yourself to. If you’ve known for a while now that something isn’t working for you, but [...]
Many people practice yoga for stress relief, the health benefits of the exercises and for the mental acuity that accompanies the practice. Originally, yoga was developed as a way of preparing the mind for meditation - to sit in silence, stillness, and detachment from the normal thoughts and emotional patterns that fill everyday life. This aspect of yoga and meditation [...]
In the simplest terms, to assert oneself is to be able to identify and express one’s needs to another person. And while this quality may come naturally to some people, many find it much more difficult to practice and deal with anxiety around it. This often comes up during relationship counseling sessions in our office. Three simple steps below [...]
The stereotype of the tortured artist is a persistent one. We often think of writers as depressed, actors cycling in and out of rehab, and musicians struggling to control their impulses. It’s true that past experiences, both good and bad, are powerful tools in creative work. Fleshing out a character, writing, dancing, or creating music requires you to really [...]