For this weeks edition of Food for Thought we thought that this article was very interesting. Many of our clients report feeling like their anxiety is completely out of their control. But researchers Anthony N. Reifi and Benjamin C. Darnell made some surprising comments. Check out the article below.
There is an increasing amount of research on the positive effects of adapting a “growth mindset”. One particular study conducted by Anthony N. Reifi and Benjamin C. Darnell examined individuals seeking psychotherapy and the relationship between their mindset and their anxiety symptomology. This study found “significant growth anxiety mindset” at their final session compared to their first session; meaning that psychotherapy can have a significantly positive impact on our mindset. This study is a powerful reminder that you have the power to control, change and manage your anxiety in a healthier way.
Click on the link below if you are interested in reading more on the article written by Beth Ellewood.