Podcast Episodes Catalog

821: Anxiety Relief Through Awareness of Pain

May 15, 2022

In today's episode, Gina discusses anxiety and its association with pain.  An analogy between physiological pain and anxiety is drawn and instruction in using our awareness of this pain (and conversely anxiety) to lessen and…

820: How Does Your Anxiety Show Up

May 11, 2022

In today's episode, Gina discusses several common ways in which anxiety shows up for individuals.  Through better understanding ourselves and our anxiety, we can develop strategies for coping with the specific ways our anxie…

819: 6 Tips to Soothe and Eliminate Anxiety Attacks

May 8, 2022

In today's episode, Gina shares six practical tips to help you reduce both the frequency and intensity of anxiety attacks.  The tips focus on activating the rest and digest side of your nervous system (parasympathetic nervou…

818: Emotional Competency And Anxiety

May 4, 2022

In today's episode, Gina discusses emotional competence and how it can affect our anxiety.  Emotional competence refers to the processes by which we understand, express and regulate our emotions.  Listen in to improve your e…

817: Dealing With Stress Constructively

May 1, 2022

In today's episode, Gina discusses constructive coping mechanisms for dealing with stress.  In particular, the power of positive affirmations are emphasized.  How to use affirmations to your advantage when dealing with stres…

816: Anxiety and 4 Conflict Responses

April 27, 2022

In today's episode, Gina discusses how individuals use conflict to respond to anxiety. Some people initiate conflict in response to anxiety, others submit to the demands of others and some avoid it all together. Listen in to…

815: I’m sick of the elephant on my throat! Listener Question

April 24, 2022

In today's episode, Gina answers a listener question regarding an elephant on the throat. Solutions to physical symptoms such as this are suggested, including substantial emphasis on self-care. The listener mentions the use …

814: Classic ACP Peaceful Reminders When Anxiety Arises

April 20, 2022

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…

813: What To Do With Intrusive Thoughts

April 17, 2022

In today's episode, Gina discusses intrusive thoughts, how to handle them and how to keep them from causing you more anxiety.  Studies show essentially everyone experiences some form of intrusive thoughts.  You don't need to…

812: Feeling Content With Others And Nature As A Sign Of Inner Peace

April 13, 2022

In today's episode, Gina discusses symptom of inner peace number nine:  contented feelings of connectedness with others and nature.  The notion of inner peace is defined and practices for attaining this desirable state are s…

811: Anxiety and Unworthiness

April 10, 2022

In today's episode, Gina discusses feelings and thoughts of unworthiness and how they affect anxiety.  Advice regarding how to handle these thoughts and feelings and avoid them is provided.  Through self-love and self-compas…

810: Classic ACP Anxiety And Living In Your Head Too Much

April 6, 2022

In today's episode, Gina discusses TMS and the work of Dr. Sarno and former ACP guest Steve Ozanich.  Many who struggle with TMS and anxiety suffer from excessively "living in the head".  Instead of doing, many will just thi…

809: Understanding Your Vagus Nerve And Anxiety

April 3, 2022

In today's episode, Gina discusses the vagus nerve and how you can use techniques to stimulate the vagus nerve to reduce anxiety-panic.  We all want to live calmer lives and stimulating the vagus nerve can help us do this!  …

808: Classic ACP Peaceful Reminders When Anxiety Arises

March 30, 2022

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…

807: 5 Herbal Teas to Reduce Your Anxiety and Support Sleep

March 27, 2022

In today's episode, Gina reviews a useful component of the anxiety relief toolkit:  herbal teas.  These five herbs can have a profoundly soothing and relaxing effect on our minds and bodies.  These herbs can promote sleep an…

806: 5 Way Pets Reduce Your Anxiety And Bring You Health And Happiness

March 23, 2022

In today's episode, Gina discusses the miraculous benefits pets can have for anxiety and overall mental health.  Five specific ways companion animals and even house plants or gardens benefit people's general well-being are i…

805: Classic ACP Feeling Stuck In Anxiety and How To Break Free

March 20, 2022

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 frie…

804: Reflections and Affirmations Promoting Calm Flowing Energy

March 16, 2022

In today;s episode, Gina shares a large number of reflections and affirmations to help provide yourself with calm and soothing.  Using the power of language and your own voice, you can improve your inner state and keep yours…

803: Easy Actions To Jump Start More Peace And Calm

March 13, 2022

In today's episode, Gina shares some actionable steps you can take to activate the parasympathetic nervous system and immediately increase your sense of peace and calm.  Learning to reside with the rest and digest side of yo…

802: Mindfulness Basics for Stress Anxiety and Panic

March 9, 2022

In today's episode, Gina covers important content relating to the value of mindfulness for those suffering with high stress, anxiety and panic.  Mindfulness fundamentals are discussed as are easy to implement steps to get st…

801: Anxiety Overstimulation And High Sensitivity Listener Q and A

March 6, 2022

In today's episode, Gina responds to a listener question regarding highly sensitive individuals and the overwhelm and anxiety caused by sensory stimulation.  The category of highly sensitive individuals is discussed as are p…

800: How To Build Resilience Out Of The Anxiety Struggle

March 2, 2022

In today's episode, Gina shares some wisdom regarding the possible benefits inherent in the anxiety struggle, particularly in terms of building lifelong resilience.  Four specific techniques are shared to enable this process…

799: 5 Ways to Relieve The Anxiety Of People Pleasing

Feb. 27, 2022

In today's episode, Gina shares five methods for reducing people pleasing behaviors and the anxiety related to people pleasing.  Not everyone with anxiety is a people pleaser, but very often anxiety accompanies those with pe…

798: Don't Misuse Your Imagination

Feb. 23, 2022

In today's episode, Gina discusses the power of the human imagination and how to keep it under control it to reduce anxiety.  Ideally, we don't want to completely suppress our imagination, lest we lose our humanity.  Also, b…