396: Physical Pain Discomfort and Anxiety

In this episode, Gina answers a listener question about persistent pain that exists despite medical reports indicating no physiological problems.  Gina delves into the work of the late Dr. Sarno and former guest Steve Ozanich concerning The Mind-body Syndrome (also known as TMS), a frequent cause of otherwise unexplainable pain in the body. Listen in as Gina strives to help shed light on how anxiety relating to past trauma or emotional disturbance can cause pain in the body and how to heal and improve the situation.

 

 

Links from today's episode:

Steve Ozanich TMS Episode 266 https://www.theanxietycoachespodcast.com/episodes/266-the-mindbody-syndrome-with-steve-ozanich

All The Rage Saved By Sarno Documentary http://alltheragedoc.com/

Dr. Sarno Books:

Healing Back Pain https://amzn.to/2HhrMTV

The Divided Mind https://amzn.to/2qbCLqD

 

Quote:  The breezes at dawn have secrets to tell you. Don't go back to sleep. -Rumi

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395: Will Meditation really Help With My Anxiety

In this episode, Gina describes the immense utility of even a basic meditation practice for essentially any and all anxiety sufferers.  Gina reveals a simple process by which listeners of the Anxiety Coaches Podcast may take advantage of the help available through meditation: starting with only one minute of silent meditation each day.  Listen in for advice on how to start the process today!

 

 

Quote:  You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete. —R. Buckminster Fuller

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394: 4 Ways To Help Curb Your Panic

In this episode, Gina explores steps you can take to find relief from panic attacks and anxiety-panic symptoms.  Gina found these tips in a blog post from Jamie Price (see direct link below).  To summarize, the steps outlined in Jamie Price's article:

How to Curb a Panic Attack

1)  Investigate

2) Shift into taking deep, relaxed breaths

3) Connect to the senses

4) Visualize the release of anxious feelings as a cloud floating away in the sky

 

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Quote:  We did not ask for this room or this music; we were invited in. Therefore, because the dark surrounds us, let us turn our faces toward the light. Let us endure hardship to be grateful for plenty...We did not ask for this room or this music. But because we are here, let us dance. -Stephen King

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393: Guilt and Anxiety Listener Q and A

In this episode, Gina answers a listener question relating to guilt and anxiety.  Tune in for the tips you need to strengthen your repose and enhance your capacity for enduring and limiting your experience of guilt and other adverse feelings relating to anxiety.

 

Quote:  Unease, anxiety, tension, stress, worry --all forms of fear – are caused by too much future, and not enough presence. Guilt, regret, resentment, grievances, sadness, bitterness and all forms of non-forgiveness are caused by too much past, and not enough presence. - Eckhart Tolle

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392: How To Get Calm Sharing Leo Baubautas Post

In this episode, Gina shares with listeners the wisdom of Leo Babauta, who outlines simple steps that can be taken to become more peaceful and calm.  Leo follows the advice of his calm motto: "No big deal."  There are things we can do to change the situation and often times, we cannot act to change the situation.  Making forward progress towards our goal when we can act and accepting our limitations when we can't act can help us to find the calmness that we seek.

 

Links from today's episode:

https://zenhabits.net/becalm/

Quote:  “No big deal.” -Leo Babauta

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391: 10 Touchstones To Use When anxiety Panic Arises

In this episode Gina goes through ten touchstones (simple ideas) listeners of the Anxiety Coaches Podcast can use to alleviate their experience of anxiety-panic when it arises.  Staying in the present moment, allowing the future to be just that:  a distant moment only incidentally relevant to our experience in the present moment now, and reminding ourselves that we are safe, are just some of the ideas Gina shares with listeners in today's podcast.

 

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390: Anxiety, Control and Uncertainty

In today's episode Gina explores the issues surrounding anxiety and uncertainty.  Working to develop our skills of trust, surrender and self-acceptance, we can learn to release our requirement for control over our environment.  Gina explains this need for control over our environment is not founded in good reasoning.  Apply the skills described in this podcast and feel better today!

 

Link mentioned in podcast:

https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/how_to_stop_being_a_control_freak

 

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389: Dealing With Anxiety Causing Situations Listener Q and A

In this episode, Gina explores solutions to a listener question about disassociating the link that forms between situations that have caused anxiety in the past and anxiety itself.  Gina's suggestions can help listeners feel safe even in environments that have triggered anxiety-panic symptoms in the past.  Listen in as Gina explores tips and tools you can use today to break the cycle of anxiety-panic.

 

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388: Classic ACP Common Anxiety Behaviors

12 Common Anxiety Behaviors are the focus of Gina's episode today. Join in as the signs and red flags of anxiety are discussed.

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Quote: Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes form your own actions.       ~Dalai Lama

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387: Loving Kindness Meditation

In this episode, coach Gina leads a guided meditation of loving kindness.  Take a moment for yourself and enjoy the peace and joy inherently available to you at this time.

 

Need a good book to read on peace? Check out http://www.anxietycoachespodcast.com/audibletrial 
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385: Waking In The Middle Of The Night And Anxiety

In this episode Gina Ryan answers a listener question regarding anxiety and sleep.

Insomnia is unfortunately very common in adults with one in three having occasional bouts and one in ten adults suffering with chronic insomnia. One of the problems caused by insomnia is anxiety! Regardless of which came first, anxiety or insomnia, we all do better with a good night's sleep and even one good night's sleep can put us on the road to recovery.

 

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384: Using A Mantra With Anxiety Panic

Using a mantra can be a huge calming addition to your life! But cultivating the practice of using a mantra in your meditation or quiet moments you will find it becoming a way to find your center easily and effortlessly...it just takes time :) Listen in and find some simple words and phrases to help you get started.


Quote:
As you sow in your subconscious mind, so shall you reap in your body and environment. -Joseph Murphy

 

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383: Reducing Stress With Joyful Productivity an Interview With George Kao

Gina has an inspiring conversation with her coach George Kao! Listen in and learn how to keep your to-do list from running your life keeping you in a state of rushing, lack of self-care, and stress! George shares his wisdom on balance and joy without guilt and joyful productivity.
Follow along and learn his system of capture, categorize, and calendar your ideas and to-dos to eliminate a lot of your stress! 

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382: Using Desensitization and Progressive Exposure with Anxiety

Desensitization and progressive exposure can be an effective technique in improving anxiety. What we don't want to do is confuse this with white knuckling through things! Listen in for tips and tools to start desensitizing.

Quote:
Set peace of mind as your highest goal, and organize your life around it.
-Brian Tracy

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381: Listener Question Answered Health Anxiety

A listener with health anxiety sent in a speak pipe recorded question. Shannon asks when we don't feel well what can we do to know it's OK to not feel well...how can we feel it's OK to be sick?
If you would like to send in a question to be answered on the show visit our website homepage and click the little microphone on the right!

Quote:
Uncertainty is the only certainty there is, and knowing how to live with insecurity is the only security. -John Allen Paulos

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380: Anxious Thinking vs Wise Mind Thinking

Coming to the realization that all one's thinking isn't true can be a major breakthrough for the anxiety clearing process! Anxiety is very loud and very demanding and we tend to jump when it speaks. Today Gina points the way to teasing out the anxious thoughts from the wise mind.

Quote:
When speaking about intrusive thoughts on one of our group coaching calls one member said: "Remember these are FAKE thoughts". -ACP Group Coaching Member

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379: Anxiety Recovery: Confidence and Handling Uncertainty

Gina shares an "ah-ha" moment from a client! "When the shame is taken away, a natural learning from mistakes happens anyways - so my mind doesn't need to worry about that. This is a big piece of the anxiety recovery for me, I think! Confidence + handling uncertainty".

Quote:
It was when I found out I could make mistakes
that I knew I was on to something.
-Ornette Coleman

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378: Why Being Mindful With Anxiety May Be A Struggle For You

Mindfulness is much bigger than you think. If you have moments or days where you feel your mind is like a snow globe of whirling glitter, have difficulty focusing or have a life that is just too full of "to dos" you are in the right place today :)

Quote:
There is nothing more important to true growth than realizing that you are not the voice of the mind—you are the one who hears it.
-Michael Singer

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Links mentioned in today's episode:
Parenting Coach Carla Naumburg
http://carlanaumburg.com/

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377: Letting Go Of Dr. Google

Has Dr. Google ever given you a sense of relief and wellbeing? Maybe it's time to let this doc go for good. Join in today's episode and find the actions you can take to end this difunctional relationship! 
Anxiety will draw you to the search bar and you will have to use your awareness and your wise mind to step away from the computer.

 

Quote:
Meditation, because some questions can't be answered by Google.
-Anonymous

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