Dr. Gregory Jantz

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Adopting a Healthy Attitude of Self-Acceptance in Addiction Recovery
Mar. 25, 2020

Too many of us have a false belief that to be acceptable, we must be perfect. We have learned this through the negative reactions...

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Encourage Physical Healing After Childhood Abuse
Feb. 20, 2020

Hypervigilance can be a by-product of childhood abuse. Even the thought of relaxing, of letting down one’s guard, produces stress, fear, and anxiety. When...

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Woman Choosing Anger Over Forgiveness
Is It Easier To Nurture Anger Than Forgiveness?
Jan. 30, 2020

“Love your enemies” may be one of the most difficult directives Jesus ever gave his disciples.  After all, it’s hard to forgive someone who...

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Seeking Relief from Trauma Through Food
Seeking Relief from Trauma Through Food
Dec. 16, 2019

All trauma causes us to seek relief.  The question is how will you seek that relief?  People do things for one of two reasons:...

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Do Your Wants Masquerade As Needs?
Jun. 29, 2019

Who hasn’t viewed an irate toddler in a store, yelling at the top of his tiny lungs, demanding the object of his heart’s desire?...

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Bind Your Happiness to God’s Approval
Nov. 28, 2018

Over and over again, I have heard the anguished cry of someone saying to me, "But it's not fair!"  Often I cannot offer them...

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When Risk-Seeking Crosses the Line
Jun. 28, 2018

Risk-seekers can become addicted to much more than gambling. Risk-seeking becomes addictive when the risk behaviors cross the line into danger or obsession. Helping...

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Rewriting Anxiety’s Script
Mar. 31, 2018

What do actors do when they get a new script? In my limited theatrical experience, which happened far longer ago than I care to...

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Four Tips for Managing Your Anxiety
Sep. 27, 2017

Anxieties often start in the mind and fast-forward to the body, resulting in rapid breathing, or hyperventilation. When you hyperventilate, you take in more...

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Anxiety: Accept the Small Stuff
May. 10, 2016

One of the mistaken beliefs surrounding anxiety is that everything that happens centers around you.  This mistaken belief can take on a life of...

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The Rise in Prescription Antidepressants
Jan. 6, 2016

While there is no dispute that the incidence of depression is growing, the response to this growth is changing.   The trend has been away...

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Whole-Person Approach to Treating Depression
Aug. 28, 2015

In a whole-person treatment approach, the entire body is recognized as an important component in depression. The whole-person approach accepts the body as a...

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Dr. Jantz is a world-renowned expert on eating disorders, depression, anxiety, technology addiction, and abuse. You can find additional content contributions by Dr. Jantz on these mental health topics and more on the following sites.