Podcast Episodes Catalog

835 Anxiety Exercise and Skipped Heartbeats

July 3, 2022

Gina answers a listener question regarding anxiety, exercise and skipped heartbeats. Some of the physiology behind the sensation of skipped heartbeats is discussed as well as how adrenaline released during exercise can make…

834: Floating Stress Away Affirmations

June 29, 2022

In today's episode, Gina shares some helpful affirmations you can use to float through any stress that comes your way. Initially, the affirmations are mentioned and discussed. Later, Gina slows down the affirmations and read…

833: 9 Myths About Anxiety

June 26, 2022

In today's show, Gina shares nine common myths that people hold regarding anxiety. From details about the physiological consequences of anxiety to how (and how not to) treat anxiety, dispelling these myths will make you more…

832: Classic ACP Letting Your Body Turn Down The Stress

June 22, 2022

In today's episode, Gina discusses the importance of learning to stimulate your vagus nerve, thereby enabling your body to reduce the stress and anxiety you may be experiencing.

831: 5 Healing Powers of Solitude

June 19, 2022

In today's episode, Gina discusses the great benefits of solitude and alone time. Being alone allows one to reflect on their present condition, recharge emotionally, and make plans for improvements in one's life.

830: 5-Step Process to Reduce Tech-Based Stress

June 15, 2022

Gina discusses the critical topic of technology-induced stress and how to better manage it.

829: Cultivate Your Happiness Hormones

June 12, 2022

Gina discusses the miraculous power of part of our endogenous pharmacopeia: our happiness hormones.

828: Wabi Sabi Embracing Imperfection

June 8, 2022

Gina talks about the importance of embracing imperfection, particularly in contrast to the common tendency of holding yourself to standards of perfection.

827: Medication Bump In the Road and Floating Listener Q and A

June 5, 2022

Gina responds to a listener question about a medication change and subsequent increases in anxiety and distress.

826: Roots Of High Cortisol Levels

June 1, 2022

Gina discusses the important role cortisol plays in our anxiety experience.

825: Relaxing From Head To Toe

May 29, 2022

Gina shares a guided meditation for relaxing your body from head to toe.

824: 7 Habits To Find More Serenity

May 26, 2022

In today's episode, Gina shares seven habits to encourage more peace and serenity in your life.

823: Is Perfectionism Keeping You Anxious

May 22, 2022

In today's episode, Gina discusses the mindset of perfectionism and how it can contribute to chronic anxiety.

822: 3 Tips If Depersonalization Arises

May 18, 2022

In today's episode, Gina discusses anxiety and the symptoms of depersonalization that can go along with it. Depersonalization symptoms are explained and three tips to overcome these symptoms are provided. Even if you do not …

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…