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The Path to Success Includes Failure

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By Tova J. Kreps, LCSW, President & Co-Founder of Wellspring

It’s a new year, a time for new beginnings… again!!!! As I prepare to teach this month on the radio and in our upcoming seminar about Healthy Habits, I am working on my own habits in order to try to “practice what I preach. I can’t help but be struck by the fact that I have tried to start some of these same habits for decades. I find myself tempted to focus on my failures and to give up before I even get started. But not this time! One of the major changes I have made in my own recent habit-forming efforts is to give myself permission to fail. Let me share with you six key points about how and why to use failure as your teacher instead of your accuser.

 

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    • anxiety
    • counseling
    • emotional health
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    • empowerment
    • influence for good
    • mental health
    • power
    • resiliency
    • wellness

You CAN Relax! Overcoming Stress and Anxiety

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by Kaara Kiddoe, Student Intern 

Did you know that anxiety is the most common mental health disorder in the United States? Almost 40 million Americans are affected by anxiety. Chances are you or a loved one may feel anxious, worried or stressed almost daily. Anxiety can take many forms ranging from social anxiety, phobias, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), separation anxiety, test taking anxiety, perfectionism, and generalized anxiety, to name a few. Regardless of which type of anxiety we may face, our bodies’ physical response is very similar. Anxiety leaves us feeling stressed, physically tired, and tense.

Although the effects of anxiety can be stressful on our minds and bodies, there are many techniques for treating anxiety that have proven to be extremely effective and can help us to claim victory over anxiety.

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  • anxiety
  • counseling
  • mental health
  • overcoming anxiety
  • wellness

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