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Getting you on the other side of anxiety
Linda Esposito LCSW
Are you at a loss for how to manage your child's emotional meltdowns? Supporting her to support herself may be your best bet.
Are you drowning in co-parenting exhaustion? A few adjustments can go a long way.
Having boundaries that are too rigid or too loose can lead to psychological distress and unhealthy relationships.
Trying to co-parent with a narcissistic ex can feel like one never-ending boxing match. A few adjustments can go a long way in redefining your parenting plan.
Feeling stressed and overwhelmed about the high cost of college? Maybe it's not worth the worry, after all.
Is anxiety consuming more minutes of your day than not? A few tweaks can go a long way toward finding inner peace and productivity.
That state in-between feeling blah and bad can linger too long. Before you head back to therapy, try these psychological hacks first.
The omission of Parental Alienation Syndrome (PAS) by the DSM-5 does not mean it's not a thing.
Are you moving fast but getting nowhere? A few adjustments can get you on the calm track.
As challenging as it is being court-ordered to co-parent with a narcissist, there are ways to cultivate a calm, confident solo-parenting plan instead.
Anxiety relief doesn't have to be complicated. A few adjustments can go a long way toward inner peace and calm.
Panic attacks are scary. The secret to getting on the right side of calm is found in six simple steps.
Are you tired of taking on too much? A few simple adjustments can go a long way.
If you've ever felt like you learned life lessons 10 years after most people, you are not alone. Learn to parent yourself for improved self-esteem and healthier relationships.
Are you sick and tired of feeling hijacked by stress and anxiety? A few adjustments can go a long way.
Spring cleaning extends beyond the fresh citrusy scent of a sparkling kitchen. Deep clean your mental debris to make room for renewed energy and healthier emotions.
Studies show that exposure to rude behaviors makes us more likely to act aggressively... even if we're not the targeted recipient.
Do you need a mental tune-up? A few adjustments can go a long way toward creating a positive mood.
Beginnings are filled with newfound energy, promise and dreams of a better future. But lofty goals often get in the way. A few mindset shifts can change all that.
Are you sick and tired of over-reacting to everything? Get curious about your behavioral patterns and get over your fly-off-the-handle ways.
Think it's too late to build your self-worth? Think again. Research reveals the connection between confidence, competence, and aging.
Sick and tired of anxiety attacks? Bore your central nervous system with six steps.
Are you tired of battling your ex and seeing your kids suffer? A few adjustments can lead to a more peaceful parenting plan.
Are you and your partner repeating the same arguments while expecting a different result? Two words hold the keys to healing.
Filicide is the most unimaginable crime perpetrated against children. The very act defies explanation, yet opening up the dialogue may be the only hope for the lives lost.
Are you sick and tired of feeling stressed? Research explains the link between unhealthy mental habits and anxiety. Learn what to do instead.
Establishing peace of mind and parenting rules, despite a toxic ex, is possible. Here are five additional tips.
Recovering from the circus-like atmosphere of a contentious divorce means taking care of your mind, body and spirit in order to parent with peace of mind. These 7 tips can help.
If you're sick and tired of feeling sick and tired, these mindset shifts can help you heal.
Recovery from a difficult divorce can seem unimaginable. A few mindset shifts can go a long way toward healing.
Linda Esposito, LCSW, is a psychotherapist helping adults and teens overcome stress and anxiety.