Coping Skills Archives : Kate Murphy Therapy
Kate Murphy, LMSW specializes in working with people suffering from anxiety and depression, and provides couples therapy including premarital counseling in the Atlanta metro area of Norcross, GA at the Pathway Center for Psychotherapy.
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Coping Skills

Do you want to achieve something big and audacious this year? Stick to small goals or change a few habits? An accountability partner can help you achieve your goals and change habits more consistently. I find it especially helpful for the self-employed...

Making time to take care of ourselves is challenging in a society that awards being busy with a badge of honor. I like to think that I have become much better at managing my own self-care. Then, I got the...

All I want is  a good night's sleep! Do you find yourself saying this on a regular basis? It's maddening to finally get in bed and then not be able to fall asleep. All day long you're tired, but then...

Everybody's working for the weekend, sung rock band Loverboy. This was mostly true in 1981 when Loverboy penned their infamous rock anthem. Now it's not so clear-cut. The modern work environment is uber-convenient and invasive to personal time. You're working...

You are spending a ton of time at work and noticing every last minute of it. Instead of feeling exhilarated by a sense of accomplishment, you're exhausted and burned-out. Your job shouldn't leave you feeling lifeless, anxious, or depressed. Spending so...

April is National Poetry Month, a great opportunity to validate how poetry can be therapeutic and used in therapy. Poetry is an effective aide to alleviating symptoms of some personality disorders, anxiety, depression, chronic illness, and trauma. Poetry gives us an...

I meditate less often than I would like. I've mentioned in past blogs that my days are better when I meditate for 10 to 30 minutes in the morning. I'm more focused and less likely to get wrapped up in...

I began meditating around 20 years ago. I was looking for peace in my mind and piece of mind in dealing with a very demanding work schedule. I found both. Of course, my practice waxed and waned over the years...

The idea of adding exercise into a stressful moment may not sound calming, yet it is. Exercise in all its many forms can reduce anxiety. Finding just 30 minutes a day to get moving can greatly increase a sense of...

Breathe. A gentle reminder to take a deep breath and center. One of my mentors used to say this to me when I was spinning around with too many ideas or worry or anger. If you find yourself deep in...