by Mike McKeown In our Anxiety Basics series we have been looking at the different ways that anxiety can affect our lives. The first article discussed the idea that not all anxiety is negative. You can have healthy levels of anxiety that keep you balanced.  But when that anxiety grows, that […]

Anxiety Basics: Changing Direction Away from Misbeliefs

by Mike McKeown If you’ve been following along here, you know that in recent weeks I’ve been discussing different aspects of anxiety. This is something I’ve run into more times than I can count during my years as a counselor. Often, anxiety is either the directly the cause or a […]

Sexy Velvet (Alkaline) Water…

by Mike McKeown Last week, in Anxiety 101, I talked about the fact that there are various sorts of anxiety, but not all of it is bad.  I touched on the idea that lower levels of anxiety can actually be helpful throughout the course of our day. There’s also a […]

Take Back Your Control: Anxiety Basics

by Mike McKeown Everyone experiences general anxiety from time to time. It is that feeling of uneasiness, nervousness, apprehension, or fear that’s commonly experienced by people when faced with something they view as challenging. This could be anything like an exam, a job interview, going to a new school, layoff, […]

Anxiety 101: The Basics

by Mike McKeown Recently, Mattel released a new version of the Ken doll. In this update, Mattel went to great lengths to be more inclusive and in doing so, they incorporated several different races, skin tones, and hair color. That is definitely long overdue. But somewhere along the way, one […]

The Lost Art of Manliness

Hi. My name is Mike and I am a licensed professional counselor and life coach. I’m not sure how you ended up here, but welcome! This is my website. I have spent over 10 years helping people to better themselves and I love it. My work in the mental health […]

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