Dr. Elayne Daniels

4 Facts To Consider If You’ve Been Diagnosed With Comorbid Anxiety And Depression

Anxiety disorders and mood disorders are common. They affect people of all ages and walks of life. When someone suffers from anxiety and mood disorders at the same time, they’re diagnosed with comorbid anxiety and depression. Four common questions about co-occurring anxiety and depression are: In general, comorbid conditions of all types are common. One […]

The Highly Sensitive Person And Anxiety: Why HSPs Are Prone To Anxiety

Highly Sensitive People are born with a genetic trait called sensory processing sensitivity. Basically, that means they have a super responsive nervous system. As a result, a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP) is, typically, shall we say, well acquainted with anxiety. Let’s define anxiety, talk more about HSPs, and then discuss the overlap. What is anxiety? […]

The Pros And Cons Of Anxiety And Depression Support Groups

A photo of a tree being held up by aa hand made of wood as a symbol of support for anxiety and depression

If you have anxiety or depression, you may wonder if a support group would be helpful to you. First step? Consider the pros and cons of participating in anxiety and depression support groups. Being part of a support group provides an opportunity to be with people with similar concerns. To be in the presence of […]

What Is Disordered Eating?

Disordered eating is so common that it’s hard to identify and define. It’s just accepted as “normal”. Kind of like fish not knowing they’re wet. It’s just how they live. We’re born with all of the knowledge we need in order to eat well. But over time, the knowledge goes offline. Especially with our cultural […]

9 Things To Recognize About Your Spouse If You’re Married To A Highly Sensitive Person

If you’re married to a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP), you’re a lucky spouse. Why? Because your partner is one of the universe’s deep feelers and thinkers. And “noticers” of subtleties. Maybe her uniqueness attracted you. Or her deep reflections, appreciation of nature, and delight in delicious food. Regardless, there are unique things to recognize about […]