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Remedy Buzzwords: Anxiousness | Coronary heart and Concord Music Remedy

Heart and Harmony Music Therapy presents ... Therapy Buzzwords: Anxiety
by Taylor Cockrum, MT-BC


What’s that? 

Anxiousness …

  • is an intense fear or worry about on a regular basis conditions. It may be triggered by life experiences or be inherited.
  • impacts ALL individuals, nevertheless, it will probably turn into an issue when the frequency of this intense fear interferes with each day functioning. Not all individuals who expertise anxiousness have an anxiousness dysfunction!
  • Can appear like: elevated coronary heart charge, sweating, nausea, problem sleeping, fast respiratory, panic assaults, problem concentrating, avoiding duties and obligations, feeling tense and/or stressed, temper swings, and many others.


Anxiousness is NOT

  • Rational. You can’t “logic” your means by way of anxiousness.
  • Faux. Whether or not your signs are seen or not, anxiousness may be very actual.
  • One dimension matches all. Everybody experiences anxiousness otherwise.
  • The identical as being depressed or a perfectionist.
  • Your fault!
  • Consideration-seeking.
  • An indication of weak spot.
  • Shameful.
  • Untreatable / unmanageable

What can I do?

If you happen to’re experiencing anxiousness or are identified with an anxiousness dysfunction, you’re not alone! Over 3 million persons are identified with an anxiousness dysfunction within the US yearly. 

So what helps?

  • A strong help system.
  • Creating wholesome coping abilities / self-care (i.e. meditation, journaling, exercising, spending time outdoors, socializing, listening to music, and artwork, simply to call just a few)
  • Figuring out particular anxiousness triggers.
  • Remedy. If you’re having a tough time arising with coping abilities, holding your self accountable, or
    for those who want extra help figuring out triggers of your anxiousness, therapists are educated to help you thru this course of.
  • Treatment. SOMETIMES. However discuss to a health care provider to see if it is a good match for you!


When you have anxiousness, keep in mind …

  • You’re not alone.
  • Your emotions are legitimate.
  • To search out what works finest for you, do it, after which discover individuals who ensure you KEEP doing it.
  • Get HELP for those who want it. There isn’t a disgrace in needing some.
  • It’s okay to not be okay on a regular basis.
  • You’ll get there. Be affected person with your self.
  • You’re worthy of affection and help, simply as you’re.


Chime in!

What different remedy buzzwords ought to we talk about? We’d love to listen to from you.

Taylor Cockrum, MT-BC

Music Therapist – Board Licensed


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