This month, we’ve been exploring anxiety and it’s the perfect opportunity to talk about the most popular EHAB quote ever (yet): “It’s not the future that you’re afraid of. It’s repeating the past that makes you anxious.” It’s from a post I made on Everybody has a Brain way back in 2012 when we were […]

In this inspiring TedX Talk, psychologist, professor, and researcher, Steven Hayes, who developed Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), shares about his personal experience with panic attacks and learning how to find purpose and love inside of pain:

I recently received a comment from somebody struggling with a neighbor noise issue. I frequently receive messages from people struggling with anxiety and compulsions related to sounds. It’s something I struggled with as well. There were certain sounds that I could not be around. Although ERP and practicing mindfulness skills have helped me get over […]

Dr. Kabat-Zinn’s Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program was developed in a clinical setting and has quickly gained in popularity as an evidence-based approach to incorporating mindfulness into medical treatment. Regardless of the issue you’re dealing with, this book is a useful guide to getting a meditation/mindfulness practice started. Read reviews here: http://www.amazon.ca/Full-Catastrophe-Living-Wisdom-Illness/dp/0385303122