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Posts by: Dr. Elaine

Day 1: Our Great Northwest Adventure

“Wealth is the ability to fully experience life” Henry David Thoreau Elaine: We’re calling this new excursion our Great...

Don’t Panic, Autofocus

Athens to Istanbul:  Does anxiety keep you from living a happy life? There are three typical reactions to anxiety. Fight, flight or...

The Secret World of Ferries

Crete to Athens: The idea that I could be adventurous is like the Pope being promiscuous. I guess it could happen in some parallel universe...

Adventure By Any Other Name… Is Still Frightening

It’s a funny thing, this state of mind known as worry. It never goes away. The good news is, it loses steam the more we keep up the...

Author Interview with Dr. Wijesinha

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Three Sneaky Ways Anxiety Drugs Enslave You

The one question almost everyone asks when starting a medication is: How long will I have to stay on this? They fear that their drug...

Is Your Need for Control Controlling You?

Do people you know say you’re a “control freak”?   We like to joke or complain about those who need to be in control,...

Can sleeping pills make you fat? A dieter’s nightmare.

Imagine trying a sleeping pill. Oh, let’s say we call that drug something quirky and scientic-sounding like, zolpidem.  Now imagine...

The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety

The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook