Podcast Episodes Catalog

859: Can My Anxiety Be Cured Listener Q and A

Sept. 25, 2022

Gina responds to a listener question regarding whether or not true recovery from anxiety-panic is possible. Fear not, ACP listeners, as the outlook is bright. Recovery from anxiety-panic is possible. Listen in for Gina's …

858: Trick Your Brain Out Of Stress With A Smile

Sept. 21, 2022

In today's episode, Gina discusses symptom of inner peace number 10: frequent attacks of smiling through the heart. In addition to discussing this specific idea, the benefits of actually smiling with your face deliberately …

857: Cultivating Mindfulness To Heal Anxiety

Sept. 18, 2022

Gina discusses the importance of cultivating mindfulness in order to heal anxiety using a Blinkist of Jon Kabat-Zinn's Wherever You Go There You Are. Gina shares a number of methods for "being" in the moment rather than "doi…

856: Classic ACP 5 Habits That Help Free You From Anxiety

Sept. 14, 2022

In today's episode, Gina discusses beneficial habits to be learned and practiced to reduce your experience of anxiety. Five habits in particular are discussed that will help you improve your condition, including: having a di…

855: Give Yourself A Little Self-Compassion To Cope With Stress

Sept. 11, 2022

Gina discusses the value of self-compassion, especially in the face of stress and anxiety. Mindfulness and self-kindess are among the chief ways we can implement self-compassion. Listen in for specific verbal prompts that …

854: Develop The Flipside Of An Anxious Mindset

Sept. 7, 2022

In today's episode, Gina discusses the value of cultivating a healthy mindset to help reduce and eliminate anxiety over time. Using core self-healing practices we advocate so heavily here at ACP, such as meditation and affir…

853: Less Anxiety From More Structure

Sept. 4, 2022

Gina discusses an article from Leo Babauta about the importance of keeping a tidy living space. Clutter can contribute to our anxiety and general disarray in our lives. Suggestions for decluttering extend into keeping our …

852: Power Over Panic

Aug. 31, 2022

Gina shares simple strategies for overcoming panic. From thinking practices (and regular meditation practice) to physiological practices, such as slow deliberate breathing when panic begins to appear, these strategies are b…

851: Classic ACP 4 Ways of Being Present and Relieving Stress and Anxiety

Aug. 28, 2022

Gina discusses the importance of being present for the process of relieving stress and anxiety. Gina points out undesirable factors that inhibit our stress and anxiety relief, including: attachment, excessive forward thinkin…

850: Classic ACP 9 Anxiety Reducing Ways Of Living

Aug. 24, 2022

Gina presents nine anxiety reducing ways of living that Leo Babauta posted on his blog. From setting one's intentions early on, to creating more space, and listening to what life is calling for you to do, these suggestions a…

849: 8 Ways Positive Actions Help Reduce Anxiety

Aug. 21, 2022

In today's episode, Gina discusses the importance positive thinking can have for our anxiety recovery. A number of powerful positive thinking prompts are provided. Listen in, start thinking more positively and reduce your …

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…