Podcast Episodes Catalog

743: 3 Ways to Stop Fearing Other People's Opinions

Aug. 15, 2021

In today's episode, Gina discusses letting go of what-if questions, particularly in the context of other people's thoughts.  It is very important to remember that we are not capable of reading others minds, at least not in a…

742: 5 Tips To Stop Encouraging Anxiety And Fear

Aug. 11, 2021

In today's episode, Gina shares five ways to stop encouraging anxiety and fear from appearing in our lives.  From meditation, to using our creative, problem solving abilities, these tips will help minimize the intrusion of a…

741: An Appointment With Worry

Aug. 8, 2021

In today's episode, Gina shares the technique of keeping an appointment with worry.  Setting aside a time later in the day to review any worries that may have provoked you during the day can help diffuse the worry.  Used in …

740: Getting Beyond Anxiety

Aug. 4, 2021

In today's episode, Gina discusses the overall process of getting beyond anxiety.  Fundamental to this discussion is the distinction between sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems.  All the tools we study through AC…

739: Boosting Your Immunity While Easing Your Anxiety

Aug. 1, 2021

In today's episode, Gina shares a range of suggestions for keeping your body healthy and immune system strong, including anxiety reduction tips.  Points of emphasis include what to include and exclude in your diet, getting e…

738: Warming Up To Pleasure To Quell Anxiety

July 28, 2021

In today's episode, drawing from the works of both Sarah Bon Brannock and Dr. Claire Weekes, Gina discusses the importance of staying occupied as we recover from anxiety.  Staying involved with pleasurable activities, such a…

737: 4 Tips to Reduce Anxious Conflict

July 25, 2021

In today's episode, Gina discusses symptom of inner peace number five:  a loss of interest in conflict.  A number of tips are provided to help listeners reduce the amount of conflict in their lives.  Among other things mindf…

736: The Importance of Mindfulness and a Walking Meditation

July 21, 2021

In today's episode, Gina discusses articles about mindfulness and walking meditation by Jon Kabat-Zinn.  Mindfulness and meditation are incredibly useful approaches for clearing anxiety.  Simple application of attention to t…

735: Classic ACP Using A Mantra With Anxiety Panic

July 18, 2021

Using a mantra can be a huge calming addition to your life! But cultivating the practice of using a mantra in your meditation or quiet moments you will find it becoming a way to find your center easily and effortlessly...it …

734: Do You Struggle With Hypochondria or Health Anxiety Listener Q and A

July 14, 2021

In today's episode, Gina answers a listener question about health anxiety.  Being cleared by a physician is a useful first step in overcoming health anxiety.  Acceptance of the symptoms and sensations can also do wonders.  L…

733: Loving Your Anxious Lizard Brain For More Peace and Calm

July 11, 2021

In today's episode, Gina covers the important topic of the lizard brain and how to handle it to feel better now.  The three stages of the brain are defined and the relationship between the lizard brain and anxiety is discuss…

732: Yoga and Meditation for Anxiety Listener Q and A

July 7, 2021

In today's episode, Gina responds to a listener question about whether or not yoga can help with cultivating a meditation practice.  Surely, developing a physical yoga posture practice can help make meditation easier as it p…

731: Do You Have High Functioning Anxiety

July 4, 2021

In today's episode, Gina discusses the topic of high functioning anxiety and how many people living with anxiety also live busy, impactful lives.  There are both positive and negative features to this form of anxiety.  Find …

730: Time Allowed for Floating Listener Q and A

June 30, 2021

In today's episode, Gina answers a listener question about how much time is appropriate to devote to acceptance and floating during an anxiety storm.  Understanding that floating involves going about your day allowing the di…

729: Cyberchondria Dr. Google and Anxiety Listener Q and A

June 27, 2021

In today's episode, Gina answers a listener question about health anxiety and searching the internet for the answers to health concerns.  The phenomenon of cyberchondria is defined and many solutions or best practices are pr…

728: Classic ACP Why Being Mindful With Anxiety May Be A Struggle For You

June 23, 2021

Mindfulness is much bigger than you think. If you have moments or days where you feel your mind is like a snow globe of whirling glitter, have difficulty focusing or have a life that is just too full of "to dos" you are in t…

727: Are Your Feeling Anxous or Highly Sensitive Part 2

June 20, 2021

In today's episode, Gina continues her discussion of anxiety and being a highly sensitive person.  The list of signs of being a highly sensitive person is completed and a number of tips for how to cope with being a highly se…

726: Is Self Judgment Keeping Your Anxiety Alive

June 16, 2021

In today's episode, Gina discusses the inner voice of self judgement and how it can keep the anxiety fires burning.  A number of recommendations are made for reducing self judgement, which in turn often reduces anxiety.  Bei…

725: Are You Feeling Anxous or Highly Sensitive Part 1

June 13, 2021

In today's episode, Gina offers listeners a number of thoughtful quotes taken from authors of books covering the topic of highly sensitive persons.  Additionally, the beginning of a list of 21 signs of being a highly sensiti…

724: Meds, Food, PTSD, And Negativity Listener Q and A

June 9, 2021

In today's episode, Gina answers a listener question addressing topics of drugs, diet, anxiety and the tendency to focus on the negative.  This show offers a comprehensive review of many basic topics people with anxiety deal…

723: Bathing To Beat Anxiety And Depression

June 6, 2021

In today's episode, Gina discusses the many benefits of bathing frequently on mental health, depression and anxiety.  Research is cited which indicates bathing frequently is linked to better sleep and cardiovascular health. …

722: From Fear of Missing Out to Joy of Missing Out

June 2, 2021

In today's episode, Gina discusses the important topic of FOMO, the fear of missing out, especially in the context of COVID and our newly reopening world.  Ultimately, a sort of inner alchemical process is recommended throug…

721: Listener Q and A Work Sleep Procrastination and Faith

May 30, 2021

In today's episode, Gina answers a listener question regarding work, stress and procrastination.  Procrastination is defined and various varieties explored.  How to maintain faith in the face of life difficulties is touched …

720: Using Your Nervous System to Calm Your Anxiety

May 26, 2021

In today's episode, Gina discusses some interesting strategies for keep our nervous system calm, even when facing chronic anxiety.  A number of states of the nervous system are discussed.  How to use warmheartedness in some …