|Posted by 2bstressfree on December 17, 2009 at 3:52 AM||comments (2)|
The Holidays can be a stressful time of year for most people. If you are struggling with acoustic neuroma issues, it can be even more stressful.
You may find your balance lessening and your tinnitus increasing. You may find yourself not up to social events where you can't hear well over all the other people talking.
And if you were recently diagnosed or treated, you just may not feel like being in situations that are casually friendly. You may want to be with preferred close friends and family in quieter settings.
Here are a few tips to help you sail through The Season more easily:
These are just a few general tips. I hope they are helpful. I will be posting tips on more specific situations around the Holidays, between now and the New Year.
Kate Boswell is a Los Angeles based psychotherapist, helping people cope with depression, anxiety, and relationship issues related to their health concerns. Her Marina del Rey location is near Playa del Rey, Playa Vista, Venice, Santa Monica, Del Rey, Culver City, Inglewood, Westchester, West Los Angeles, and the South Bay Cities. Kate is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Lic. No. MFC20851.
|Posted by 2bstressfree on April 1, 2009 at 3:29 PM||comments (3)|
If you have been diagnosed with an acoustic neuroma, it is natural to react with fear.
I hope the following tips for coping with fear will help you calm your mind, and deal with the task at hand.
I hope these tips have been helpful to you. I am an acoustic neuroma survivor and a therapist, who understands how scary an acoustic neuroma diagnosis can be. It is my hope that you will be able to cope with the fear and move forward in dealing with your acoustic neuroma.
Kate Boswell MFT is a therapist in private practice in Marina del Rey, Ca. She helps people cope with anxiety related to their health and other life challenges.