461: Physical Advantages of Meditation

In today's episode, Gina explores the wide ranging physiological benefits of meditation.  Three types of meditation practice are identified and discussed:  focused attention, open monitoring and self-transcending.  Publicly sponsored, peer-reviewed research studies pertaining to the physical benefits of meditation are reviewed.

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Quote:

We do not receive wisdom, we must discover it for ourselves, after a journey through the wilderness which no one else can make for us, which no one can spare us. -Marcel Proust

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456: 5 Meditation Habit Forming Tips For Anxiety

In today's episode, Gina reminds listeners of the importance of a meditation practice and shares five mediation habit forming tips.  Meditation can help us with relaxation, acceptance, distress tolerance... the list goes on and on.  Whether you are just getting started with the many guided meditations that are available or are a seasoned silent meditator, Coach Gina's tips will help you improve you mediation habits today!

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What is anxiety?

Quote:

There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.
-Buddha

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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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Quote:

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

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452: Are Meditation Distractions Causing You Stress Listener Q&A

In today's episode, Gina answers a listener question relating to meditation and experiencing distraction and interruption during this generally quiet, peaceful time.  Gina responds and allays any concerns Joanna or other listeners may have about these issues with meditation and makes a few suggestions for avoiding common causes of interruption and distraction.

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Quote:

So what is a good meditator? The one who meditates. – Allan Lokos

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435: 4 Forms Of Peace To Ease Anxiety

In this episode, Gina shares with listeners an article from Rick Hanson about four different kinds of peace.  Gina describes how these different kinds of peace can be used to ease anxiety.  The four different kinds of peace Dr. Hanson describes are: the peace of ease, the peace of tranquility, the peace of awareness, and the peace of what’s unchanging.

Rick Hanson as guest on the Anxiety Coaches Podcast episode 176:

https://www.theanxietycoachespodcast.com/episodes/8vex1wj1kmeu02w0y90n0uuwc7q0wy

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Quote:

I do not at all understand the mystery of grace--only that it meets us where we are but doesn't leave us where it found us. -Anne Lamott

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415: Do Your Attachments Add To Your Anxiety and Panic

In this episode, Gina guides listeners through the question of whether or not our attachment to our thoughts and desires exacerbate our experience of anxiety and panic.  Gina suggests dropping our attachment to our preferences, even if just as an experiment, and observing the impact on our anxiety.  The expected outcome is increased calmness and reduced anxiety, allowing for more substantial healing to begin.

Practice the Mountain Meditation on episode 250 to get used to watching the thoughts as not being who you are:
https://www.theanxietycoachespodcast.com/episodes/250-guided-mountain-meditation

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Quote:

Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.
– Herman Hesse

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409: Meditation for Better Sleep

In this episode, Gina discusses the use of mindfulness meditation for improved nightly sleep.  Gina brings to our attention an article by Dr. Joseph Mercola that covers basic meditation techniques as well as tips for making our bedtime environment as conducive to sleep as possible.  Gina highlights the best content for us and focuses in on the key points that may benefit anxiety sufferers the most.

Artlcle link
https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2018/04/19/insomniacs-remain-conscious-during-sleep.aspx?utm_source=dnl&utm_medium=email&utm_content=art1&utm_campaign=20180419Z1_UCM&et_cid=DM200673&et_rid=280230630

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What is anxiety?

Quote:

Sleep is the best meditation.

-The Dalai Lama

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404: Interview with Meditation Teacher Sharon Salzberg

In today's episode Gina interviews author and meditation teacher Sharon Salzberg.  Sharon shares her insights into anxiety and fear and how mindfulness and meditation can be of benefit to those struggling with these forces.  There is also a brief discussion on the direction of trends in anxiety-panic, depression, self-help and treatment alternatives.

Sharon's article in OnBeing:

https://onbeing.org/blog/sharon-salzberg-what-to-do-when-anxiety-overwhelms-you/

Sharon's website:

https://www.sharonsalzberg.com

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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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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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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.

 

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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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361: Anxiety Exhaustion and Fatigue

Chronic anxiety and panic can be intertwined with exhaustion and fatigue. Listen in today to learn the role exhaustion and fatigue play in your anxiety.

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

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345: Short Daily Meditation Check In

A short meditation to use whenever you need a mindful check-in. This is also a great meditation to use as you increase your time during your practice.

Quote: At the end of the day, I can end up just totally wacky, because I've made mountains out of molehills. With meditation, I can keep them as molehills.
- Ringo Starr

 

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339: Guided Meditation -You Are OK You Are Safe

Get comfortable for a few moments of guided meditation while seeing the body from a different perspective. We take a look at the thoughts feelings and sensations as they simply pass through the mind and the body.

"How To" Meditation Podcasts:
https://www.theanxietycoachespodcast.com/episodes/309-formal-and-informal-meditations-for-anxiety
and
https://www.theanxietycoachespodcast.com/episodes/164-how-to-ease-into-a-formal-meditation-practice-for-anxiety?rq=meditation

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322: Visualization and Mindfulness Listener Q and A

Today Gina answers a listener's question about visualizations. Listen in for how to make your visualizations even better!

Episode Quote:  
Don’t let your mind bully your body into believing it must carry the burden of its worries. -Astrid Alauda

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309: Formal and Informal Meditations for Anxiety

Today we take a look at some different types of both formal and informal meditation so you can get started today! 

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298: 8 Ways To Keep Meditation Motivation Alive

For all the talk about meditation, many people find it challenging to stay motivated. Listen in today for eight ways to keep the motivation for transformation alive. Discover:

  • How to take the pressure off yourself
  • How to connect your meditation to your relationships
  • Why a meditation ritual can give you staying power

Join in and feel the challenge of meditation lighten.
 

Today's Stress Relieving Quote: 

When we dance, the journey itself is the point, as when we play music the playing itself is the point. And exactly the same thing is true in meditation. Meditation is the discovery that the point of life is always arrived at in the immediate moment. -Alan Watts

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277: Conversation with Hypnotherapist and Meditation Minis Host Chel Hamilton

Relaxation, Meditation, Hypnotherapy what's the difference? Today Gina has a conversation with Meditation Mini's Host Chel Hamilton.

Find Chel Hamilton here: http://chelhamilton.com/ 

Meditation Minis here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/meditation-minis-podcast/id963597166?mt=2

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259: Gift Of Tranquility -A Guided Gratitude Meditation

Relax into a tranquil state that gratitude so easily provides in this guided gratitude meditation led by Coach Gina. Take some moments for your own well-being and feel the joy and peace! 

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