Money Panic & Therapy

For many people money usually is their number one source of stress and certainly now it is for almost everyone. It is also the number one source of fights for most couples. The current environment is stirring the conflict that most of us have about money to begin with. Which is why its so important to identify what your money issue is. It may vary depending on your psyche and background growing up. From overspending to underspending, from hoarding to guilt about having any, from using it to control your children to lying about it with your spouse, money causes conflict. Are you a workaholic, a frequent borrower or an enabler with money? Whatever your issue, figuring out what it is and where it came from can help.

Right now many are feeling panic. When overwhelmed by panic your mind cannot be as efficient in figuring out how to deal with your particular problem. It is very worth it to take time out to calm your mind. Deep breathing, exercise, a warm bath, distraction with music or comedy. Try not to watch the stock market every second because it will not help, but it will fill you with anxiety. If you find yourself really hopeless or unable to sleep or eat, concentrate or constantly filled with fear then it is time to see a professional because you may be suffering from either depression or an anxiety disorder. Treatment can help.

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