Tag Archives: overcoming anxiety

Expectations

  Q&A on Expectations With Dr. Raju Hajela 1) What are expectations and how do they compare to things like goals? Expectations are usually “shoulds” that one places one self or other people.  They are often unfulfilled, hence, can cause … Continue reading

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Visualization

Visualization, or guided imagery, is a great technique for reducing intense emotions, stress, and physical pain. It is a technique that can be practised anywhere, anytime, and requires no equipment aside from a quiet, comfortable space. Below is just one … Continue reading

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Meditation Services

Richard Woodhurst has regularly practiced meditation for the last 10 years. He was formerly a member of a Tibetan Buddhist Dharma Center where he learned the rites and rituals under the auspices of Lama Guryme Rinpoche. His desire for inner … Continue reading

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Books and Websites

Looking for recommendations for books or websites about addiction, mental health or chronic pain? Visit the HUM website under Resources – Websites and Books. Here you will find a comprehensive list of resources for individuals and their families compiled by … Continue reading

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Depression and Anxiety: Risks vs. Benefits of Using SSRIs

By Ms. Sue Newton, MN, RN There has been a lot of controversy in recent years about the efficacy of SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors)- medication used to treat mild and moderate depression. Two large meta-analyses from the United States … Continue reading

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