Aug. 5, 2018
Gina discusses a critical point within our experience of anxiety: the gap between the anxiety stimulus (environmental factor that triggers our anxiety) and our response.
July 22, 2018
Gina shares five useful tips to find relief from anxiety while driving an automobile. Gina recommends conscious breathing, being kind to oneself in thought and deed (providing yourself with what you need) and being kind to t…
July 18, 2018
Gina describes a technique in which anxiety sufferers take advantage of the discomfort they experience in order to know the constant peace resident within them.
July 11, 2018
Gina outlines five useful ways to avoid anxiety, or in other words, to have an anti-anxiety mind. At the core of these suggestions lies a duality of emotion that we can use to guide ourselves: open-mindedness, flexibility an…
July 8, 2018
Gina discusses stress and three stages by which people respond to stress, originally identified by stress researcher Hans Selye: Alarm, Resistance and Exhaustion.
July 4, 2018
Today Gina opens the subject up around anxiety and caffeine consumption. Learn the reasons why caffeine is not your friend while clearing your anxiety-panic.
July 1, 2018
Gina answers a listener question about anxiety and unintended weight loss. Gina reviews reasons for weight loss with anxiety and initially recommends ruling out medical causes (often relating to thyroid functioning).
June 27, 2018
Gina offers listeners advice for how to better cope with the experience of lightheaded and dizzy feelings. Central to the experience of lightheadedness and dizziness during episodes of high anxiety is how we breathe.
June 24, 2018
Gina guides listeners through the question of whether or not our attachment to our thoughts and desires exacerbate our experience of anxiety and panic.
June 20, 2018
Gina speaks about the benefits of reading for those of us who suffer with anxiety. Inspired by an article by Chris Kresser, Gina describes the benefits of reading, including: reduction of stress and increase of relaxation.
June 17, 2018
Gina responds to a listener question about anxiety manifesting as depersonalization (the feeling of not being your self or not being in your own body or of only floating along side your body).
June 6, 2018
Gina responds to a listener question regarding grief and anxiety. Gina offers strategies for coping with the generally disturbing combination of grief and anxiety, particularly in the case of losing someone close to you.
June 3, 2018
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 enviro…
May 30, 2018
Gina discusses the tendency many anxiety sufferers have to place additional pressure on themselves in their lives. Gina offers listeners the opportunity to take off this additional pressure we put on ourselves.
May 27, 2018
Gina answers a listener question about what to do when you worst fear actually happens to you. In the case of this listener, the fears in focus relate to health. Gina recommends a few particular strategies when facing great …
May 23, 2018
Gina talks about how to deal with an unavoidable part of our existence in the world: change. Many people suffer from increased anxiety relating to the uncertainty they experience when facing major changes in their lives.
May 20, 2018
Gina answers a listener question about dealing with setbacks in the struggle with anxiety. This listener in particular is seeking advice regarding symptoms that have become inflamed after a medication adjustment from her phy…
May 16, 2018
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.