Podcast Episodes Catalog

Bonus: The Happiness of Silence from The Happiness Lab with Dr. Laurie Santos

Jan. 30, 2023

A special Bonus episode is presented to ACP listeners: The happiness of silence from The Happiness Labs with Dr. Laurie Santos.

895: Circle Of Control Affirmations

Jan. 29, 2023

Gina discusses the concept of circle of control and how we can use it to steady and tame our anxiety. Focusing on what we can control, and letting go of the things we cannot control, can lead to a reduction in anxiety natur…

894: Why Gratitude Actually Reduces Anxiety

Jan. 25, 2023

Gina discusses the importance of gratitude in our anxiety recovery journey and shares a number of findings regarding how and why gratitude helps so much. Included are recommendations for how to increase the amount of gratit…

893: Finding Peace During Uncertain Times

Jan. 22, 2023

Gina discusses how to find and keep your sense of peace and calm during trying times of uncertainty and often disturbing news. From eating healthy, exercising and getting enough rest to what things to avoid, a range of reco…

892: Getting Over The Hump of Anxiety Listener Q and A

Jan. 18, 2023

Gina responds to a listener question regarding feeling sick and having a serious anxiety response. Aside from getting cleared by a healthcare provider, Gina recommends 'dropping the rope' and to discontinue feeding the anxie…

891: Using Kindness To Help Heal Your Anxious Mind

Jan. 15, 2023

Gina discusses how to use kindness and good will to clear anxiety. The kindness spoken of is not limited to the sort you only show to others. Through developing a profound kindness to ourselves, we can better spread kindne…

890: 9 Wise Ways To Work With Panic Attacks

Jan. 11, 2023

Gina discusses the signs and symptoms of panic attacks as well as theories about their causes. You know when you are experiencing panic attacks and this episode includes nine ways of how to cope with them. These methods in…

889: Anxiety Sensations On The Run

Jan. 8, 2023

Gina discusses the wide range of bodily sensations that can so often accompany chronic anxiety. One of the key take home messages of the episode relates to the signal of progress towards eliminating chronic anxiety that occ…

888: You Can Overcome Anxious Symptoms

Jan. 4, 2023

Gina reviews the many symptoms of anxiety she hears about from her clients and listeners and shares with you strategies for overcoming these symptoms. Included in the episode is a thoughtful email from a former group coachi…

887: Peace and Calm To Do List

Jan. 1, 2023

Gina shares a practical tool for helping increase you peace and calm today: a peace and calm to-do list. From keeping things simple, to choosing joy, to remembering to be kind to others and especially to be kind to ourselv…

886: Classic ACP The Power Of Self Care For Highly Sensitive Anxious People

Dec. 28, 2022

Gina answers a listener question about anxiety and highly sensitive people. Some of the anxiety pitfalls highly sensitive people can find themselves in are discussed as well as methods for helping to get you out of anxiety a…

885: 4 Reactive Styles Associated With Anxiety

Dec. 25, 2022

Gina discusses the four core reactive styles associated with anxiety: fight, flight, freeze and please (or fawn). There are many different personality types with anxiety and they don't all share the same reactive style. L…

884: 10 Healthier Behaviors For Anxious Times

Dec. 21, 2022

In today's episode, Gina shares ten healthier behaviors you can choose when faced with anxiety's more destructive thought and behavior patterns. Recognizing the harmful, destructive thought and behavior patterns associated w…

883: Smile It Can Boost Your Happiness

Dec. 18, 2022

Gina discusses the value of smiling for mental health and stress and anxiety reduction. An article is referenced which cites a number of peer reviewed studies that lend support to the physiological benefits of smiling. Lis…

882: Affirmations Ease My Anxiety

Dec. 14, 2022

Gina discusses the immense value of self-affirmation for improving one's life, resilience and mental health. A number of positive affirmations are shared which you can use to improve your mental wellbeing on a daily basis. …

881: Classic ACP 5 Important Lifestyle Changes To Banish Anxiety

Dec. 11, 2022

Gina discusses some core lifestyle changes that help provide relief and speed recovery from anxiety. From meditation to sleep to gratitude, you have heard them all before on ACP, and Gina continues to drive in the point that…

880: Courage To Change The Things I Can

Dec. 7, 2022

Gina discusses the value of maintaining awareness of what we can and cannot change in our lives. With a reasonable understanding of what we have the power to change, we can better guide our thoughts and actions to make impr…

879: Feelings and Emotions As Information

Dec. 4, 2022

Gina discusses how to understand feelings and emotions as useful conveyors of information. Through knowing the primordial nature of our basic emotions and using this knowledge as building blocks for our understanding of sec…

878: Classic ACP Healing Anxiety Through The Power Of Letting Go

Nov. 30, 2022

Gina explores a blog post by Leo Babauta regarding the practice of surrender and how it can be used to help heal anxiety. Letting go of the need to control our lives and our environments can make a wondrous impact on our liv…

877: 12 Common Anxiety Culprits

Nov. 27, 2022

Gina discusses twelve common causes of anxiety and how best to avoid them. The topic of developing good habits is discussed as well as eliminating these common causes of anxiety. Listen in for tips on how you can reduce yo…

876: The Many Faces Of Anxiety

Nov. 23, 2022

Gina discusses the many forms anxiety can take in our lives. It is amazing how often anxiety-related symptoms can masquerade as some other (often more serious or catastrophic) bodily health problem. Listen in to find out t…

875: Anxiety From Not Being Productive

Nov. 20, 2022

Gina discusses the benefits of taking time to do nothing. Many people are not comfortable with meditation and can realize many of the benefits through setting aside time to not do anything productive. Listen in to find out…

874: Classic ACP Anxiety And Panic Where It All Starts

Nov. 16, 2022

In today's episode, Gina speaks about the origins of anxiety. Using an understanding of the causal framework of life to high stress to high anxiety to panic attacks, Gina suggests solutions to help remove the later stages of…

873: Helpful Support For Anxiety

Nov. 13, 2022

Gina discusses the importance of having helpful support for those experiencing and recovering from anxiety. The episode serves a dual purpose: informing friends, loved ones and acquaintances about how to best help and supp…