483: The Highly Sensitive Person and Anxiety

In today's episode, Gina discusses a topic that has come up in the ACP group coaching membership program recently, the idea of the highly sensitive person.  Gina goes through a long list of signs that you may indeed be a highly sensitive person (very common among anxiety sufferers), and offers some suggestions for soothing yourself and improving your overall experience.

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Sensitive people like a slower pace of life. We like pondering all our options before making a decision and regularly reflecting on our experiences. We hate busy schedules and rushing from one event to the next. —Jenn Granneman

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473: Classic ACP S.A.D. and Anxiety

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Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being. Each of us owes the deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this inner light.
-Albert Schweitzer

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472: Mini Coaching Session With ACP Listener Joanna

In today's episode, Gina conducts a mini coaching session with ACP listener Joanna.  Joanna shares her particular situation with anxiety as it relates to her life.  In particular, Joanna struggles with anxiety at night and has experienced considerable sleep disturbance around it.  Coach Gina shares a number of helpful guiding tips for Joanna and listeners sharing some of the same issues.  Listen in for the supportive guidance today!

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Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance and order and rhythm and harmony.
-Thomas Merton

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465: Peaceful Reminders When Anxiety Arises

In today's episode, Gina shares statements and sayings with listeners that can help provide peace and calm when anxiety starts to intrude.  Gina recommends committing some of these peaceful, coping thoughts to memory so that they may be drawn upon in a time of panic or anxiety.  Using these statements during an anxiety or panic attack can be relaxing, reassuring and enable one to "float" through the trying time.  Write some down and start practicing today!

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464: Getting Back To Normal Are We There Yet

In today's episode, Gina discusses the idea of "getting back to normal".  Gina recommends that we do not focus solely on our anxiety but additionally, what we want our lives to look like when we achieve this "normal" state of being.  Fixating on anxiety only exacerbates the anxiety.  Gina provides steps you can take to minimize the power of anxiety over your life.

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Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
-Louisa May Alcott

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463: Anxiety and Depression

In today's episode, Gina talks about anxiety and its close relative depression.  Often people suffer with both anxiety and depression simultaneously.  Though depression can be a very difficult companion condition to suffer with anxiety, these conditions can often be brought about for a higher purpose in our lives that we may only be able to see after deep self-reflection after time has passed.

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If you could only sense how important you are to the lives of those you meet; how important you can be to the people you may never even dream of. There is something of yourself that you leave at every meeting with another person.
-Fred Rogers

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462: Do I need To Know The Cause Of My Anxiety Panic?

In today's episode, Gina discusses the importance, or rather the unimportance, of the idea that a person needs to know the cause of his or her anxiety-panic.  Sometimes a cause for anxiety-panic is easy to identify but this is not always the case.  Not knowing the cause of our anxiety can be a great stress.  In this podcast Gina helps enable listeners to set themselves free from this unnecessary stress.

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Hope is not dead, it is just larger than our imaginations.
-Kathy Hobaugh

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455: Pet the Lizard Brain to Calm Anxiety

In this episode, Gina discusses how different parts of the brain function differently according to their developmental age (how long ago and for what purpose various parts of the brain developed and thus continue to function) and how we can use this knowledge to reduce our anxiety.  The most ancient part of our brain, the "lizard brain", is the part of our brain associated with our basic survival functions.  Listen in as Gina describes how being aware of how this lizard brain functions and how to address it with the other parts of our brain and being can improve our struggle with anxiety.

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A calm mind releases the most precious capacity a human being can have: the capacity to turn anger into compassion, fear into fearlessness, and hatred into love. –Eknath Easwaran

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454: Mini Coaching Session with ACP Listener Krystal

In today's episode, coach Gina shares a mini coaching session with ACP listener and Group Coaching mini-member Krystal.  Krystal shares with listeners some of the issues with anxiety that led her to find the podcast as well as a number of skills she has adopted since becoming a listener and a mini-member.  Meditation and caffeine reduction have played an important role in Krystal's recovery.

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The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change. -Carl Rogers

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453: Practical Acceptance to Help Ease Anxiety

In today's episode, coach Gina discusses acceptance and allowance as a primary method of easing and clearing anxiety.  Acceptance is a core component of the Claire Weekes approach to anxiety recovery (Face, Accept, Float, Let time pass).  Using the term 'allowance' can help people who have some resistance to the word 'acceptance'.  Gina offers practical steps to employ the power of acceptance in your life today.

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Happiness can exist only in acceptance. – George Orwell

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446: Noticing Anxiety Recovery

In today's episode, Gina discusses the importance of taking notice of our anxiety recovery.  As sufferers of anxiety, we tend to devote a great deal of attention to anxiety itself and forget to reflect on the progress we have made in our recovery.  This can actually make anxiety worse.  Gina recommends a number of steps we can use to recall and acknowledge the progress we have made in overcoming anxiety.

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No matter how dark the night may get, your light will never burn out.
-Jeanette LeBlanc

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440: Why Is Anxiety So Common?

In this episode, Gina discusses some of the basics of anxiety and anxiety diagnoses.  The pervasiveness of anxiety among the population of the contemporary world is touched on as well as the origins of anxiety from an evolutionary perspective.  Negativity bias is discussed in this context.  Gina makes the recommendation of keeping a journal of things we are grateful for on a daily basis to combat the tendency to reinforce the negativity we experience.

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You do not need to know precisely what is happening, or exactly where it is all going. What you need is to recognize the possibilities and challenges offered by the present moment, and to embrace them with courage, faith, and hope.
-Thomas Merton

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432: Serenity Prayer For Anxiety 5 Reminders

In today's episode, Gina shares with listeners the Serenity Prayer (popularized by Alcoholics Anonymous) and how it can help those of us suffering from anxiety.  Though the prayer is thought to have been written by Protestant theologian Reinhold Niebuhr, the prayer is non-denominational and even applicable for those of us who are not religious at all.  The messages contained in this prayer are both personal and universal.

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You can't calm the storm, so stop trying. What you can do is calm yourself. The storm will pass. -Timber Hawkeye

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430: Feeling Stuck In Anxiety and How to Break Free

In this episode, Gina offers tips and steps to help you break free when feeling like you are stuck in anxiety.  Gina emphasizes that clearing anxiety is a process and not an overnight, quick fix.  Talking with family or friends, being with a pet, spending time in nature are all advisable activities to help you create space in your experience.  Ultimately, Gina advises listeners to create their own methods for providing themselves with this safe space that will help you eventually become free of anxiety.

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In truth, the heart must crack open if the soul is to become free. And you simply cannot think your way into that. -Terry Patten

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429: 7 Tips To Move Away From Anxiety Led Overworking

In this episode, Gina provides seven tips for those of us who are suffering from anxiety related overworking.  The tips included largely revolve around the need to improve our own self-care.  From increasing the role of rest and pleasure in our lives (at the expense of work!) to reevaluating our own needs and the needs of those around us, Gina's tips will surely help you get a hold of your work life and help you increase your experience of peace and calm.

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Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths. -Etty Hillesum

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427: Anxiety Triggers The Gap and Your Responses

In this episode, Gina discusses a critical point within our experience of anxiety:  the gap between the anxiety stimulus (environmental factor that triggers our anxiety) and our response.  Gina argues that within this space lies the great power to choose how to interpret a stimulus and how to choose what our optimal response to this stimulus will be.  Within this response lies an opportunity to grow, to change and to step into the best version of ourself.

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Everything can be taken from a man but one thing; the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way. -Victor Frankl

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426: 3 Ways To Stop Anxious Habits

In this episode, Gina covers three methods to end anxious habits and stop their future development.  The first method is building awareness of the habits.  The second method is to make periodic changes in our behavior that modifies the patterns of the habits (and generally staying flexible).  The third method is to take the opposite action to what the habitual behavior entails.

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We don’t know what life will bring, so it is what we bring to life that matters. -Patricia Campbell Carlson

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422: How To Use the Discomfort Of Anxiety To Your Advantage

In this episode, Gina describes a technique in which anxiety sufferers take advantage of the discomfort they experience in order to know the constant peace resident within them.  According to this wisdom, turning toward the discomfort is where the anxiety sufferer's power lies.  Gina further advises to stay aware of the language used in self-talk, staying present and experiencing the joy in every moment, no matter what.

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When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive—to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love. -Marcus Aurelius

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421: Signs of Stress Overload

In this episode, Gina discusses stress and stress overload.  The signs of stress, the sources of stress, the effects of stress and key ways to manage stress.  Everyone has exposure to stress inducing factors in their lives (money, work, relationships, etc.) and these factors exacerbate a range of symptoms (anxiety, hopelessness, loneliness, etc.).  Having a set of stress management techniques is essential to our overall well-being.

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Great necessities call out great virtues. -Abigail Adams

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