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525: Calm anxiety By Building Adaptability

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In today's episode, Gina discusses the distinction between parasympathetic and sympathetic nervous systems and how to use our understanding of these systems to help us regulate our response to stress and anxiety provoking circumstances.  Gina identifies a number of symptoms associated with our sympathetic nervous system response as well as methods to get us back to our peaceful, rest and digest state.

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What is anxiety?

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True stability results when presumed order and presumed disorder are balanced. A truly stable system expects the unexpected, is prepared to be disrupted, waits to be transformed.
- Tom Robbins

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522: Is This Anxiety Or Medication Withdrawal Listener Q and A

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In today's episode, Gina answers a listener question left on the ACP website about stopping benzodiazepine medication (Xanax).  The listener is concerned about the withdrawal process and how she should go about stopping the medication.  Gina advises how to go about stopping the medication (with the help of the prescribing physician) and what to expect as far an anxiety and withdrawal symptoms are concerned.

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What is anxiety?

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When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
— Harriet Beecher Stowe

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518: How To Relieve Stress And Anxiety With Ashwaganda Herb

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In today's episode, Gina discusses the many healing virtues of the ayurvedic herb ashwaganda.  Gina recommends taking this herb for stress and anxiety as long as you are not pregnant, breastfeeding, or taking sedative drugs.  Gina suggests a few different products and forms of the herb for easy consumption.

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What is anxiety?

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A man may esteem himself happy when that which is his food is also his medicine. -Henry David Thoreau

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515: First Fear Second Fear and Anxiety

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In today's episode, Gina discusses the important distinction between first fear and second fear in the realm of anxiety experience.  Sufferers of anxiety may not have total control over the first fear (initial fear-inducing stimuli) but we have much influence over our experience of the second fear (our reaction to the first fear).  Listen in for Gina's thoughts, analysis and tips to help minimize your experience of the second fear!

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What is anxiety?

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Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way. —Viktor Frankl

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514: Flexible Mind vs Anxious Mind

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In today's episode, Gina talks about developing a flexibility of mind to help us overcome our anxiety and strengthen our resolve against future flare ups of anxiety.  The anxious mind tends to be rigid and not flexible.  Listen in for suggestions on how to stay flexible and reduce rigidity in your mind!

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What is anxiety?

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A mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t work if it is not open.
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511: Understanding Your Nervous Systems Fear Cycle

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In today's episode, Gina discusses fear in the context of the physical nervous system.  Claire Weekes' fear-adrenaline-fear cycle is explored, as well as the understanding of anxiety as a state of over-sensitization.  Gina offers tips and suggestions to help listeners break out of this cycle and prevent it from happening.

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What is anxiety?

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I discovered I always have choices and sometimes it's only a choice of attitude. -Judith M. Knowlton

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502: Alcohol Stress and Anxiety

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In today's episode, Gina discusses the role of alcohol in our experience of anxiety.  Alcohol can contribute tremendously to our experience of anxiety and can cause panic attacks.  Listen in for advice on how to limit the adverse affects of alcohol on your anxiety!

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What is anxiety?

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You can’t calm the storm, so stop trying. What you can do is calm yourself. The storm will pass.
-Timber Hawkeye

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497: Classic ACP How To Reduce Anxiety And Enjoy Better Sleep

Being awake in the middle of the night can be unnerving. There are 7 tips in today's episode to help you get the best rest possible even if you wake and can't get back to sleep!

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It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it.  -John Steinbeck

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496: Aromatherapy for Anxiety

In today's episode, Gina shares her knowledge and experience of aromatherapy and essential oils in the context of anxiety.  Gina suggests a whole range of oils you can try today and gets specific with five oils.  Additionally, Gina describes how you can go about using these oils to help improve your experience today!

ACP episode 300 with Aromatherapist Liz Fulcher:

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Healing begins with an aromatic bath and daily massage.
— Hippocrates

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