Podcast Episodes Catalog

848: Don’t Panic Over Your Intrusive Thoughts

Aug. 17, 2022

In today's episode, Gina discusses intrusive thoughts, what they are and how to move past them. Intrusive thoughts are often brought on by additional stress and those suffering from anxiety are often more vulnerable to them.…

847: Coping With Anxiety And Cleaning Listener Q and A

Aug. 14, 2022

Gina answers a listener question regarding untidiness in the environment, cleaning and anxiety. Gina draws from her own personal experience with this problem and how her perception of dirtiness in the home could be influenc…

846: Shifting Negative Self Talk To Quiet Anxiety

Aug. 10, 2022

In today's episode, Gina discusses the causes of negative self-talk, especially for the anxious, and shares techniques for reducing and eliminating such self-talk. Replacing such negative self-talk with affirmative self-tal…

845: How to Deal with Anxious Expectations

Aug. 7, 2022

Gina shares strategies for how to deal with anxious expectations. Of particular interest in this episode are the powerful journal exercises that can help turn your expectations into a force of great positivity in your life.

844: Classic ACP How Acceptance and Change Help With Anxiety

Aug. 3, 2022

Gina talks about the importance of acceptance and change in healing anxiety. In particular, Gina discusses the benefits of allowing our anxiety experience to unfold, in contrast to fighting the anxiety and trying (often desp…

843: How To Use Insight To Clear Away Anxious Noise

July 31, 2022

Gina discusses the importance of practicing meditation for improving our strength of mind and reducing intrusive thoughts and other anxiety related mental noise. Steps for setting up a core meditation routine are reviewed. …

842: How To Rest Without Feeling Guilty

July 27, 2022

Gina discusses the importance of rest for our overall well-being and resistance to excessive anxiety. Understanding that getting enough rest time is critical to our overall health and well-being can help ease any sense of gu…

841: 8 Solutions For Morning Stress And Anxiety

July 24, 2022

In today's episode, Gina shares eight possible solutions for morning anxiety. Waking up earlier is one of the first tips and helps enable one to enact some of the other solutions more readily. Our frequent friends meditati…

840: Breathing And Grounding To Calm Your Anxious Mind

July 20, 2022

In today's episode, Gina discusses the value of breathing and grounding to help establish a sense of peace and calm. A number of breathing focused affirmations are provided to help us utilize this ever-present tool availabl…

839: Anxiety Agoraphobia and Alcohol Listener Q and A

July 17, 2022

Gina answers a listener question regarding agoraphobia and using alcohol as an anxiety treatment. Social anxiety is touched upon before a discussion of the perils of alcohol use for the anxiety sufferer. In the long run, a…

838: Classic ACP Why Avoidance and Aversion Don't Help With Anxiety

July 13, 2022

Gina discusses avoidance and aversion in the context of anxiety. Included in this discussion is an emphasis on the importance of how we interpret signals and information that we are perceiving and how very often we are able …

837 Toxic Behaviors That Add To Stress And Anxiety

July 10, 2022

In today's episode, Gina discusses behaviors that are harmful to our lives and increase our stress and anxiety. The importance of reducing these behaviors is discussed, as are ways to go about doing so. Listen in to find o…

836 Is Self Care Keeping You Anxious

July 6, 2022

Gina presents on a paradoxical topic: that self-care practices could actually be contributing to keeping your anxiety level high! Use your gift of reasoning to examine your anxiety and anxiety-care situation through a diff…

835 Anxiety Exercise and Skipped Heartbeats

July 3, 2022

Gina answers a listener question regarding anxiety, exercise and skipped heartbeats. Some of the physiology behind the sensation of skipped heartbeats is discussed as well as how adrenaline released during exercise can make…

834: Floating Stress Away Affirmations

June 29, 2022

In today's episode, Gina shares some helpful affirmations you can use to float through any stress that comes your way. Initially, the affirmations are mentioned and discussed. Later, Gina slows down the affirmations and read…

833: 9 Myths About Anxiety

June 26, 2022

In today's show, Gina shares nine common myths that people hold regarding anxiety. From details about the physiological consequences of anxiety to how (and how not to) treat anxiety, dispelling these myths will make you more…

832: Classic ACP Letting Your Body Turn Down The Stress

June 22, 2022

In today's episode, Gina discusses the importance of learning to stimulate your vagus nerve, thereby enabling your body to reduce the stress and anxiety you may be experiencing.

831: 5 Healing Powers of Solitude

June 19, 2022

In today's episode, Gina discusses the great benefits of solitude and alone time. Being alone allows one to reflect on their present condition, recharge emotionally, and make plans for improvements in one's life.

830: 5-Step Process to Reduce Tech-Based Stress

June 15, 2022

Gina discusses the critical topic of technology-induced stress and how to better manage it.

829: Cultivate Your Happiness Hormones

June 12, 2022

Gina discusses the miraculous power of part of our endogenous pharmacopeia: our happiness hormones.

828: Wabi Sabi Embracing Imperfection

June 8, 2022

Gina talks about the importance of embracing imperfection, particularly in contrast to the common tendency of holding yourself to standards of perfection.

827: Medication Bump In the Road and Floating Listener Q and A

June 5, 2022

Gina responds to a listener question about a medication change and subsequent increases in anxiety and distress.

826: Roots Of High Cortisol Levels

June 1, 2022

Gina discusses the important role cortisol plays in our anxiety experience.

825: Relaxing From Head To Toe

May 29, 2022

Gina shares a guided meditation for relaxing your body from head to toe.