Stress vs. Anxiety: Why You May Be Confusing Them & How To Treat Each

Life is peppered with moments of overwhelm. You wouldn’t be alone in trying to find a balance in your work life, relationships, and hobbies. In addition, being an adult requires a level of upkeep and responsibility most people can’t prepare for or don’t know is coming.  When struggling with overwhelming feelings, most people want to…

Managing Mental Health Challenges During Thanksgiving in the Era of COVID

Thanksgiving is going to look much different this year. Due to COVID-19, large friends and family parties are being reduced to smaller get-togethers. Smaller gatherings mean more one on one time with loved ones that you’re probably already spending a majority of your time with. This year, it’s going to be extremely important to take…

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School’s Out: Coping with Anxiety While Classrooms are Closed

The COVID-19 pandemic has left students and educators alike barred from entering classrooms. We do this to adhere to social distancing guidelines and slow the spread of the deadly virus. However, while beneficial to overall physical safety in our education system, it brings its own set of stressors. For instance, college students, in particular, face…

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How to Be a Supportive to a Partner Who has a Mental Health Condition

Mental health conditions can take a toll on any marriage or relationship. Sometimes when we are with a partner who has a mental illness, it can seem overwhelming and emotional. Studies have shown that couples with a partner who has a mental illness can harm their spouse’s mental health. At times in a relationship, both…

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How Teachers can Manage Anxiety on Returning to School After COVID-19

The first day of the school year always brings butterflies for teachers, students, and parents. Teachers are typically eager to meet their students for the first time, but due to COVID-19, many teachers have expressed their concerns about returning to the classroom. School districts are being presented with new social distancing challenges that they never…

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The Effect of Anxiety on your Relationships

It’s not uncommon for there to be anxiety in relationships. However, when anxiety grows beyond ordinary worry it can become a serious issue that affects the mental well-being of those involved. If you suffer from anxiety, you are probably no stranger to the effects this mental health condition can have on your relationships. Living with…

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3 Benefits of an Anxiety Therapist for Your Mental Health

Anxiety can make it nearly impossible to get through the day. Harmony Bay Wellness can help if you need an anxiety therapist near Brookfield, NJ, or the surrounding towns. We offer a range of therapeutic interventions to give you the support you need to deal with anxiety and learn better coping strategies. Whether you need…