Why Anxiety and Depression Are Connected: Avoidance and Willingness With Painful Emotions

In this video, we’re going to talk about one way that depression and anxiety are linked – avoidance – and the antidote to avoidance – willingness. Depression and anxiety are closely connected, with many people experiencing both at the same time. This isn’t a coincidence. Rather, the way we respond to stress and painful emotions… Continue reading Why Anxiety and Depression Are Connected: Avoidance and Willingness With Painful Emotions

What is the Cycle of Anxiety?

When left untreated and unaddressed, anxiety has a tendency to grow. This is explained by the cycle of anxiety. When the uncomfortable symptoms of anxiety feel like too much, one of the simplest ways to feel better is avoidance. This means avoiding the source of anxiety, or numbing the uncomfortable feelings. The good news is,… Continue reading What is the Cycle of Anxiety?