overcoming anxiety

  • Actually, I can. // livelovesimple.com

    Actually, I can.

    Dena April 27, 2017

    For the past year and a half, I was stuck. I had one foot in the past and one foot in the future. I may as well have been standing knee deep in a vat of solid concrete. I could not move. Sure, in my head, I knew exactly where I wanted to go; but I wanted to go forward, and I was looking backward. I simply did not know…

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  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy & Motherhood

    Dena October 31, 2013

    From ages fifteen to twenty-one, I suffered from severe depression and anxiety. Over the course of that time, I visited with countless doctors and therapists. I was prescribed different medications and sat through fruitless therapy sessions. After years without much change, one day, I found…

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  • Overcome Suffering with Presence

    Dena November 2, 2010

    Unease, anxiety, tension, stress, worry—all forms of fear—are caused by too much future and not enough presence. —Eckart Tolle It’s no secret that I’ve been suffering. October has been rough. In addition to losing two pets, I’ve endured two painful injuries (shoulder & back) and…

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