My experience living with OCD, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Agoraphobia with panic (and mild depression and PTSD) during the COVID-19 pandemic #covid19 #ocd #anxiety #mentalhealth

My experience living with OCD, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Agoraphobia with panic (and mild depression and PTSD) during the COVID-19 pandemic A handful of months ago I was diagnosed with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (commonly referred to as OCD). I didn’t know I had had it for over the last 25+ years. It wasn’t until I confided … Continue reading My experience living with OCD, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Agoraphobia with panic (and mild depression and PTSD) during the COVID-19 pandemic #covid19 #ocd #anxiety #mentalhealth

Why I Rescheduled My MRI #covid19

The short version is – I was supposed to have an MRI done this morning (Thursday) but I rescheduled it the day before for May 18th, the next soonest available because they aren't making many (if any) appointments for upcoming days & weeks due to the virus. I am paranoid about picking up COVID-19 and … Continue reading Why I Rescheduled My MRI #covid19

The Spiritual Perspective & Vibe Surrounding the Current Situation & Tools and Tips for Stress and Anxiety

Originally posted on my website 3/21/20. Some excerpts I posted on my website 3/14/20 (3/15/20 around midnight) To all my clients and followers, Listen to the below information here. (Audio file will open in a separate window.) Times are marked below. Download PDF version here.With the coronavirus having impacted our lives as it has, know … Continue reading The Spiritual Perspective & Vibe Surrounding the Current Situation & Tools and Tips for Stress and Anxiety

Why do people think that 3:00 AM is the scary hour?

3:00am is one of those “things” I think. It has many meanings to different people. But it is also a specific time of night when we are supposed to be sleeping. In traditions like Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine, that specific time is when certain processes, natural detoxing, and the like, happen. For me, if … Continue reading Why do people think that 3:00 AM is the scary hour?

How can you calm yourself from anger? I get so mad over the smallest things, I stress over it and I sometimes cry.

Feeling anger is normal. Try not to get sad because you are feeling normal feelings. It might be overwhelming or annoying if you feel you are being oversensitive or easily angered. But the questions would be: Have you always experienced anger this wayHave you always been oversensitive or easily angered?Is there a pattern to the … Continue reading How can you calm yourself from anger? I get so mad over the smallest things, I stress over it and I sometimes cry.

How well does Battlefield Acupuncture work for you?

I am used to getting regular acupuncture but have been looking into Battlefield Acupuncture. I am looking for somewhere to get it done in the Boston area. It is really cool because it is supposed to help chronic conditions, like chronic pain and others. Reference: https://www.quora.com/How-well-does-Battlefield-Acupuncture-work-for-you

How do I get started meditating, and what do I need to focus on?

Originally Answered: How do I learn to meditate? What do I actually need to do to be able to shut off my mind and focus? ·  First, we cannot really “shut off the mind” because our brain is hardwired to think thoughts all the time. The goal wouldn’t be to shut off the mind but over time, … Continue reading How do I get started meditating, and what do I need to focus on?

What are the possible reasons for bloating on a daily basis?

If it is happening a lot and you are concerned, please see a medical professional. I am not a medical professional and this is not medical advice or treatment. Some common causes for bloating: GasWater retention from consuming too much saltWater retention from too much sugarInflammationEating foods that your body deems unfriendly (food intolerances not … Continue reading What are the possible reasons for bloating on a daily basis?