Posts in mindfulness
543: The Benefits Of Staying Present And Mindful With Anxiety

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In today's episode, Gina discusses an article by Ed Halliwell regarding the effectiveness of mindfulness training for reducing addictive habits and behaviors.  The article demonstrates that teaching people to stay present in the moment is significantly beneficial to their overall well-being.

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What is anxiety?

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The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it.
-Thich Nhat Hanh

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539: Moving Acceptance From Mind To Body For Anxiety Clearing

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In today's episode, Gina goes into some detail regarding Claire Weekes' acceptance and specifically discusses acceptance in the context of the body.  Using mindfulness and awareness, Gina advises bringing our acceptance down into the body and allowing the inherent wisdom of our senses to help us clear our anxiety.

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What is anxiety?

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For, after all, the best thing one can do when it is raining, is to let it rain.

-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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538: Calming Breathing Meditation For Stress and Anxiety

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In today's episode, Gina discusses the breath and its role in maintaining a peaceful body-mind complex.  Gina uses this knowledge of the breath to guide listeners on a peaceful meditation with special attention on the breath.

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What is anxiety?

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Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.
–Thich Nhat Hanh

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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.
–Frank Zappa

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503: Let Your Feelings Be Felt and Pass-Through

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In today's episode, Gina speaks on the importance of feeling our feelings.  Using the light of our awareness, we can bring uncomfortable emotions to the surface and keep them from infecting our psyches more deeply and causing us greater distress and other issues over time.

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No feeling is final. -Rainer Maria Rilke

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501: 4 Tips For Using a Mindfulness Mantra For Anxiety

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In today's episode, Gina discusses using a mindfulness mantra for anxiety.  Mantra can be used during our mindfulness practices and can also be used throughout the day to help regain composure and comfort during the most difficult moments we may experience.  Gina offers four useful tips for using a mantra to help ease anxiety.

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Mantra 'a word or group of words that are believed by someone to have spiritual or psychological power. It is described as "That which protects the mind".'
-Jan Gonda

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485: Cultivating Mindfulness To Heal Anxiety

In today's episode, Gina discusses the importance of cultivating mindfulness in order to heal anxiety using a Blinkist of Jon Kabat-Zinn's Wherever You Go There You Are.  Gina shares a number of methods for "being" in the moment rather than "doing" and thereby increasing your mindfulness and your ability to heal your anxiety.


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What is anxiety?

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Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally. This kind of attention nurtures greater awareness, clarity, and acceptance of the present-moment reality. It wakes u up to the fact that our lives unfold only in moments If we are not fully present for many of those moments, we may not only miss what is most valuable in our lives but also fail to realize the richness and the depth of our possibilities for growth and transformation. -Jon Kabat-Zinn

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484: Stress Anxiety and Eating Habits

In today's episode Gina discusses how stress and anxiety affect our eating habits.  Along with describing some of the physiology involved in the stress response, Gina offers listeners methods and tools to bring mindfulness to bear on the situation.  Journaling in particular, guided by questions Gina offers in this podcast, can be particularly helpful.

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What is anxiety?

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Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves – slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future; live the actual moment. Only this moment is life.
–Thich Nhat Hanh

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478: Group member Q and A How do I Just Let Things Be

In today's episode, Gina answers a question from a member of the ACP Group Coaching membership program.  The group member asks:  how do I just let things be?  Gina explores one of her favorite answers to this question through the use of the work of Eckhart Tolle, derived from text obtained through the sponsor of today's show: Blinkist.  This answer revolves around being in the present moment, the Now.

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What is anxiety?

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You cannot be both unhappy and fully present in the Now.

–Eckhart Tolle

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476: Lake Meditation For Anxiety

In today's episode, Gina shares with listeners a new meditation for anxiety:  the Lake Meditation.  Take a moment to get comfortable and listen in as Gina guides us through a meditation with nature imagery, breath awareness, healing and peace.

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What is anxiety?

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Listen to your life...touch, taste, smell your way to the holy and hidden heart of it, because in the last analysis all moments are key moments and life itself is grace.  -Frederick Buechner

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474: Working With Anxiety's Roots

In today's episode, Gina discusses anxiety's roots, including the notion of signal anxiety, which involves the anxiety we experience around the content of our own minds (thoughts).  Mindfulness practices and RAIN are discussed as practices that can help us ease our experience of fear and anxiety.

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Episode 167 about RAIN: http://www.theanxietycoachespodcast.com/episodes/167-clearing-stress-and-anxiety-with-rain?rq=167

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What is anxiety?

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Whatever our individual troubles and challenges may be, it's important to pause every now and then to appreciate all that we have, on every level.
-Shakti Gawain

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469: A Loving Look Back At Anxiety

In today's episode, Gina shares a guided meditation with listeners of the Anxiety Coaches Podcast.  In this meditation, Gina guides listeners through a loving look back at the past year and a hopeful look forward into the next year, all while staying centered in and aware of the present moment.  Tune in for a refreshing opportunity for contemplative meditation practice.

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I am not what happened to me. I am whatever I choose to become. —Carl Jung

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