Pauliann Long, LCSW-C

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Anxiety

Keeping Life in Perspective

Today we are sharing an article from psychologytoday.com entitled 'Keeping Life in Perspective.' Life isn't easy and sometimes being able to take steps in the right direction is a matter of putting things back into perspective. "The one thing that can’t ever break is you. Unfortunately, it’s all too easy to get caught up in worrying about what you’ve taken...

Kids With Anxiety Disorders ‘Significantly’ Benefit From Mindfulness Exercises By Changing Brain Activity, an article from medicaldaily.com

"Anxiety disorders plague more than one in four adolescents between the ages of 13 and 18, and many of them are treated with antidepressants and other medications to try and help them live a relatively healthy childhood. But a team of researchers from the University of Cincinnati set out to explore other treatment options that focus more on the mind...

Positive Psychology: What does “Positive” really mean?

Good afternoon! Today we are sharing a quick article from psychologytoday.com about rethinking the role of positive psychology. There are many misconceptions out there about what exactly positive psychology is and what it isn't. "We all know that in reality, positive psychology is dealing with all of life’s experiences – the difficult and joyful, challenging and easy, painful and hopeful. Our existence...

How Meditation Changes the Brain and Body, an article from the New York Times

Good morning, This week we are continuing our "meditation-theme" for our post because we feel that it is so important for overall health and wellness! In a recent article from the New York Times some of the many benefits of meditation are mentioned and how in recent years there hasn't been many scientific studies which can prove those benefits. "This month,...

How Yoga Might Save the U.S. Trillions of Dollars, And A Lot of Lives

This is a great article we are sharing today! Enjoy it! Find a comfortable nook to settle in to folks, because this article via Forbes.com is a big one. How Yoga Might Save the U.S. Trillions of Dollars, And A Lot of Lives  Scientific evidence is mounting daily for what many have long sensed: that practices like mindfulness, meditation, and yoga can help...