Posts tagged body
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:

http://www.theanxietycoachespodcast.com/episodes/300-aromatherapist-liz-fulchers-anxiety-healing-journey

PubMed article mentioned:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19962288

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What is anxiety?

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

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495: Listener Q and A Breathing and Anxiety

In today's episode, Gina shares a question from a listener in Russia relating to the breath and anxiety.  Gina speaks about her own experience with the breath during the anxious period of her life and how we can use the breath to help control and ameliorate our anxiety.  Gina recommends using our meditation time to focus on the breath and take advantage of its powerful influence on our overall experience.

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When your chest is open and you're breathing deeply, it lifts your spirits. -Mandy Ingber

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493: Nutrition and Herbs for Anxiety

In today's episode, Gina shares her knowledge of nutrition and herbs in the context of anxiety.  Gina recommends foods and herbs to use that help alleviate and reduce anxiety while also indicating what foods and herbs to avoid to keep from making anxiety worse.  The foods and herbs are discussed not only in the context of anxiety but how they can benefit overall health.

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What is anxiety?

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Bodies always tell the truth. They give us hints of how to listen for it, and to recognize it when we hear or see it.
―Robin Rose Bennett

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492: Laughter to Help Ease Your Anxiety

In today's episode, Gina shares her knowledge and wisdom of laughter.  Laughter has numerous health benefits for all people can can be especially important for people suffering with anxiety.  Gina shares a number of these physical and psychological benefits of laughter, as well as how to bring more laughter into your life.

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 Laughter is carbonated holiness. -Anne Lamott

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491: Using EFT Tapping for Anxiety Panic

In today's episode, Gina shares information about EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) and tapping.  Tapping helps with negative thoughts and emotions by combining positive affirmations with the body's meridian system (acupuncture points).  Listen in for a step by step guide and get started tapping and clearing your guilt, shame and anxiety today!

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Tapping Expert Gene Monterstelli Ep 179
http://www.theanxietycoachespodcast.com/episodes/fbce3xvin10kyofx7x1wi7clpn6bqa

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What is anxiety?

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When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy. – Rumi

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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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Amazon Link to Savor by Thich Nhat Hanh
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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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481: Classic ACP Medication For Anxiety Yes or No

Medications are often the first offering to people who ask for help with anxiety and panic. Today Gina talks about the decision to use drugs and explores

  • Making an informed decision

  • How medications are not getting to the root of the problem

  • Why some patients are taken off medications for therapeutic treatment

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477: Anxiety Blood Sugar and Nutrition

In today's episode, Gina discusses how blood sugar and nutrition influence our experience of anxiety.  Right eating, particularly a whole foods, plant based diet can do wonders for our health, in both body and mind.  Gina discusses a medicare sponsored program of Dr. Dean Ornish relating to maintaining well-being through diet and cites a pubmed article relating to plant based diet as a treatment for diabetes.

Pubmed article by McMacken and Shah:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5466941/

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Think about it: heart disease and diabetes, which account for more deaths in the US and worldwide than everything else combined, are completely preventable by making comprehensive lifestyle changes without drugs or surgery. -Dean Ornish

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475: Letting Your Body Turn Down The Stress

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.  Listen in as Gina shares more than five techniques for stimulating your vagus nerve and thereby activating your parasympathetic nervous system and entering the safe, secure, "relax and digest" state of being.

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Episode 307 on the vagus nerve:

http://www.theanxietycoachespodcast.com/episodes/307-stimulate-your-vagus-nerve-to-reduce-your-anxiety

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What is anxiety?

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Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.
-Chinese Proverb

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473: Classic ACP S.A.D. and Anxiety

Seasonal Affective Disorder often plays a part in triggering anxiety-panic during the long dark days of winter. Find out if you have SAD triggering your anxiety and what you can do about it today!

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What is anxiety?

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Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being. Each of us owes the deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this inner light.
-Albert Schweitzer

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461: Physical Advantages of Meditation

In today's episode, Gina explores the wide ranging physiological benefits of meditation.  Three types of meditation practice are identified and discussed:  focused attention, open monitoring and self-transcending.  Publicly sponsored, peer-reviewed research studies pertaining to the physical benefits of meditation are reviewed.

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What is anxiety?

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We do not receive wisdom, we must discover it for ourselves, after a journey through the wilderness which no one else can make for us, which no one can spare us. -Marcel Proust

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457: Anxiety And Living In Your Head Too Much

In today's episode, Gina discusses TMS and the work of Dr. Sarno and former ACP guest Steve Ozanich.  Many who struggle with TMS and anxiety suffer from excessively "living in the head".  Instead of doing, many will just think about it and get stuck in what-if scenarios, never acting or getting a full experience of life.  Gina recommends movement and embracing the body to get out of what can be torturous thought-cycles.

Steve was on Episode 266:
http://www.theanxietycoachespodcast.com/episodes/266-the-mindbody-syndrome-with-steve-ozanich


Steve Ozanich's website: http://www.steveozanich.com

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What is anxiety?

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Healing may not be so much about getting better, as about letting go of everything that isn't you - all of the expectations, all of the beliefs - and becoming who you are. -Rachel Naomi Remen

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455: Pet the Lizard Brain to Calm Anxiety

In this episode, Gina discusses how different parts of the brain function differently according to their developmental age (how long ago and for what purpose various parts of the brain developed and thus continue to function) and how we can use this knowledge to reduce our anxiety.  The most ancient part of our brain, the "lizard brain", is the part of our brain associated with our basic survival functions.  Listen in as Gina describes how being aware of how this lizard brain functions and how to address it with the other parts of our brain and being can improve our struggle with anxiety.

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A calm mind releases the most precious capacity a human being can have: the capacity to turn anger into compassion, fear into fearlessness, and hatred into love. –Eknath Easwaran

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441: Understanding Negativity Bias and Anxiety

In today's episode Gina discusses negativity bias in the context of anxiety further (touched on in the previous podcast).  The evolutionary perspective of our history and present state of functioning are used to provide useful insights into why we can be afflicted with anxiety and how to improve the situation we find ourselves in.  The hereditary component of anxiety is also discussed.

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What is anxiety?

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Perhaps home is not a place but simply an irrevocable condition.
-James Baldwin

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440: Why Is Anxiety So Common?

In this episode, Gina discusses some of the basics of anxiety and anxiety diagnoses.  The pervasiveness of anxiety among the population of the contemporary world is touched on as well as the origins of anxiety from an evolutionary perspective.  Negativity bias is discussed in this context.  Gina makes the recommendation of keeping a journal of things we are grateful for on a daily basis to combat the tendency to reinforce the negativity we experience.

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What is anxiety?

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You do not need to know precisely what is happening, or exactly where it is all going. What you need is to recognize the possibilities and challenges offered by the present moment, and to embrace them with courage, faith, and hope.
-Thomas Merton

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424: Color And It's Strong Influence On Your Mind

In this episode Gina discusses the importance of color in our environment and how it can affect our mind and anxiety.  Gina incorporates some research conducted at the University of British Columbia that indicates blue can help facilitate creative activities while red can enhance activities requiring strong focus and attention to detail.  Green can help enhance alertness and keep one aware for an extended period of time.

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What is anxiety?

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My religion is nature. That’s what arouses those feelings of wonder and mysticism and gratitude in me.
-Oliver Sacks

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418: Classic ACP Caffeine and Anxiety Awareness

Today Gina opens the subject up around anxiety and caffeine consumption. Learn the reasons why caffeine is not your friend while clearing your anxiety-panic. Later this month we will be exploring some amazing substitutes for the beloved caffeine :)

Links Mentioned in the Episode:
Caffeine and medications: 
https://www.linkedin.com/in/suzycohen/

Carolyn Dean ep 182 
http://www.theanxietycoachespodcast.com/episodes/182-magnesium-miracle-and-anxiety-interview-with-carolyn-dean-md-nd

Neurotransmitters ep 170
http://www.theanxietycoachespodcast.com/episodes/170-brain-chemistry-lifestyle-tips-for-anxiety

To learn more go to: What is anxiety?

http://www.theanxietycoachespodcast.com/what-is-anxiety/

 Quote: We must be willing to let go of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. -Joseph Campbell 

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417: Anxiety and Unintended Weight Loss Listener Q and A

In today's episode, Gina answers a listener question about anxiety and unintended weight loss.  Gina reviews reasons for weight loss with anxiety and initially recommends ruling out medical causes (often relating to thyroid functioning).  Lack of eating, nervous movement and lifestyle changes, all relating to anxiety, are discussed.

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What is anxiety?

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No feeling is final. ~Rainer Maria Rilke

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416: 4 Tips to Deal With Dizzy and Lightheaded Feelings

In this episode, Gina offers listeners advice for how to better cope with the experience of lightheaded and dizzy feelings.  Central to the experience of lightheadedness and dizziness during episodes of high anxiety is how we breathe.  Excess oxygen from increased rate of breathing, without any physical outlet, such as running, will make anxiety states more intense.  Steps to take to minimize dizziness and lightheadedness:
1) Breathing exercises (deep belly breathing)
2) Be more active
3) Meditation
4) Generally reduce overall anxiety

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What is anxiety?

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To be fully alive, fully human, and completely awake is to be continually thrown out of the nest. ~Pema Chodron

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