Coping With Catastrophic Thinking

Catastrophic thinking is when a person continuously thinks about irrational, worst-case outcomes. Irrational thoughts and emotions replace logical thinking. And life becomes a cycle of repetitive worry. Catastrophic thinking causes: ● Difficulty concentrating ● Loss of sleep ● Added stress ● Increased anxiety ● Worsens existing mental health conditions Pandemics, political upheaval, social unrest, and…


How To Know If You Have Anxiety Or A Phobia

Many of us feel anxious from time to time. Experiencing anxiety occasionally is normal unless it starts affecting our daily life. Anxiety can make you feel afraid and tense and cause sweating, palpitations (thumping heartbeat), fast heart rate, tremors, increased breathing, and dry mouth, to name a few. These physical symptoms occur due to the…


Rewire Your Brain to Get Rid of Anxiety and Depression

Here’s the amazing thing about your brain: It’s always changing, reorganizing and making new connections between neurons, depending on how you use it. This phenomenon, known as neuroplasticity, is the brain’s natural response to new experiences, thought patterns, and habits. What does any of this have to do with mental health? Interestingly, neuroplasticity can work…

Lifestyle #2807

Eyes Wide Open

How did you sleep last night? It’s recommended we get eight hours of sleep, but for up to 50 percent of the population, eight hours would be a luxury. They can’t sleep because of insomnia. Today we’re going find out what’s going on during those sleepless nights, and hopefully, finally, get some sleep. We’ll be talking to someone who really knows his stuff when it comes to sleep. Our expert guest is The Sleep Doctor, Dr. Michael Breus. He’s a clinical psychologist and diplomat of the American Board of Sleep Medicine. He’s written a book called Good Night – The Sleep Doctor’s 4-Week Program to Better Sleep and Better Health and also the book The Power of When. Also, joining us is Tammy to share her story with insomnia since childhood. Free Offer: LifestyleMatters Balance: Sleep, Schedules, and Sanity Offer Code: SSS-M-F-401 Offer Description: Balance Magazine is an information-packed, 16-page full-color magazine written by experts in their field.  This special issue features Sleep, Schedules, and Sanity:  Finding balance in your busy world.   It also includes easy recipes: Triple Treat Pepper Soup and Berry Blast Salad. Books:  Good Night – The Sleep Doctor’s 4-week Program to Better Sleep and Better Health by Michael Breus, Ph.D.                 The Power of When by Michael Breus, Ph.D.                   More Information: Email: [email protected] Twitter: @thesleepdoctor Website:

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