Podcast Episodes Catalog

766: Deep Wisdom Of The Heart To Help Ease Anxiety

Nov. 3, 2021

In today's episode, Gina shares with listeners the work of Eknath Easwaran and his deep insights into the benefits of practicing meditation.  Specifically, a technique of meditation is shared that uses the repetition of insp…

765: Anxiety As A Haunted House

Oct. 31, 2021

In today's episode, Gina answers a listener question that considers anxiety metaphorically as a haunted house.  The core ACP toolkit is unpacked and explained in a way that can help you clam down when you find yourself in th…

764: EFT Tapping Technique For Anxiety

Oct. 27, 2021

In today's episode, Gina shares a thorough tutorial on how to use EFT tapping to improve peace and calm when faced with anxiety.  Tapping is an essential tool for many who suffer with anxiety.  The process shared in this epi…

763: Practical Neuroscience of Happiness

Oct. 24, 2021

In today's episode, Gina discusses a book by Dr. Rick Hanson entitled Buddha's Brain regarding the brain, mindfulness and happiness.  Topics include using self-kindness to help create the best future reality for yourself and…

762: Tips For Working With Mindfulness Challenges

Oct. 20, 2021

In today's episode, Gina discusses challenges clients and listeners face when trying to adopt mindfulness as a way of life.  From sleepiness to doubt and desire, a range of challenges are identified and a number of remedies …

761: What Mindfulness Really Is

Oct. 17, 2021

In today's show, Gina further discusses mindfulness and meditation and how easier they are to begin practicing.  Comments on benefits and techniques of meditation and mindfulness are included.  Interesting research about how…

760: Being Mindful vs. Having Mind Full

Oct. 13, 2021

In today's episode, Gina discusses the value of mindfulness.  From the basic body scan meditation available at the acp website to simply sitting with the breath or being present with the senses during mundane activities, inc…

759: Can You Envision Your Life Without Worry

Oct. 10, 2021

In today's episode, Gina discusses the differences between worry and concern.  Using the distinct definitions for these mental states that are provided in this episode, listeners can adapt themselves better to the emotional …

758: Mindfulness Benefits Our Bodies Not Just Our Minds

Oct. 6, 2021

In today's episode, Gina discusses a key component of the benefits that practicing mindfulness and meditation holds for our overall well being.  Not only are our minds benefited by cultivating a meditation practice, but our …

757: Moving Ahead In Spite Of Despair

Oct. 3, 2021

In today's episode, Gina discusses the use of courage to overcome chronic anxiety and the despair that often accompanies it.  Using our thoughts, we can outsmart our anxiety and despair by thinking proactive thoughts and ret…

BONUS episode a Conversation with Dear Mind You Matter!

Oct. 1, 2021

Today I have for you a special BONUS episode. This is an informative conversation I had with the awesome hosts of the Dear Mind You Matter Podcast, clinical expert Dr. Angela Phillips, and mental health advocate Allison Wals…

756: Acceptance As Acknowledgement Of What Is

Sept. 29, 2021

In today's episode, Gina discusses acceptance and the importance of understanding acceptance as a form of allowance of experience, rather than acceptance of anxiety as a permanent state through which we will suffer for life.…

755: 14 Tips For Dealing With Surging Stress

Sept. 26, 2021

In today's episode, Gina shares 14 steps to help you handle the high stress of the contemporary world.  From caffeine elimination and increased sleep to counting to ten and other simple ideas, these steps will help you get a…

754: Do You Fear Your Feelings and Emotions?

Sept. 22, 2021

In today's episode, Gina discusses the most common fear among her clients:  the fear of the fear, as well as the related fear of feelings and emotions in general.  Included are easy to follow steps for becoming more comforta…

753: 5 Ways to Keep Negativity at Bay

Sept. 19, 2021

In today's episode, Gina shares five tips for reducing the influence of negative thinking in our lives.  Negative thinking is often associated with keeping us in the anxiety loop.  These easy to implement strategies will hel…

752: Panic Attack First Aid

Sept. 15, 2021

In today's episode, Gina offers listeners a mini first aid kit for panic attacks and high stress anxiety moments.  A number of steps are provided for neutralizing a panic attack in the early stages, before it gets out of con…

751: 7 Stressful Relationship Types

Sept. 12, 2021

In today's episode, Gina discusses why being on your own can be better than being involved in harmful relationships.  Seven specific stressful relationship types are identified and special attention is offered to the relatio…

750: Butterfly Inspiration For Reducing Anxiety

Sept. 8, 2021

In today's episode, Gina offers listeners an inspirational butterfly metaphor that doubles as a sort of guided meditation.  Learn the wisdom of the butterfly's lifecycle and apply it to your own life.  Release tension and in…

749: 7 Ways to Reduce Everyday Stress For More Peace and Calm

Sept. 5, 2021

In today's episode, Gina offers seven ways to keep the everyday, common stressors from causing us too much upset and harm.  From basic organization and making use of lists to scheduling time for rest, relaxation and meditati…

748: Find More Peace By Not Interpreting the Actions of Others

Sept. 1, 2021

In today's episode, Gina discusses the sixth symptom of inner peace: "a loss of interest in interpreting the actions of others".  By letting go of the actions of others and what we think they mean we are better able to keep …

747: Staying Tuned In Without Losing Yourself

Aug. 29, 2021

In today's episode, Gina discusses how to navigate the media and social media in such a way that you can stay ware of current events but not suffer with excessive anxiety in the process.  Strategies for implementing mindfuln…

746: Use Your Body to Calm Your Anxious Fearful Brain

Aug. 25, 2021

In today's episode, Gina discusses the powerful method of using your body to calm the mind and reduce anxiety.  In particular, specific postures are suggested that will inform the brain to relax and calm down.  Listen in tod…

745: Anxiety And Life's Big Questions

Aug. 22, 2021

In today's episode, Gina discusses some of the big questions that often come up within people experiencing anxiety.  Often, we can face questions relating to our very existence and the suffering that accompanies this existen…

744: Classic ACP Digital Detox For Anxiety

Aug. 18, 2021

Use your digital detox as an awareness practice! We love our screens and they serve us well let's keep it that way with awareness.  Article mentioned in today's episode  Get Tara Brach's Book (free with a free trial mont…