Posts tagged negativity
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?

Quote:

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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370: 4 Tips To Help Erase Anxious Negativity

So many of our thoughts are subconscious or we are not aware of them and in many many ways that is a good thing. We also tend, when we are challenged with anxiety, to put many thoughts into our subconscious without any awareness of what we are thinking this is adding fuel to our anxious negative thinking. 
Today Gina talks about how to use our awareness and consciousness to help erase some of that anxious negativity.

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The biggest quality in successful people, I think, is an impatience with negative thinking...my feeling was, even if it's as bad as I think it is, we'll make it work.
- Edward McCabe

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348: Dealing With Anxious And Negative Thoughts with Happiness

Negative and anxious thoughts can be dealt with by bringing happiness into the equation! Today Gina reviews a post by Dr Joe Mercola on how to be happier.

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Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

Links Mentioned In Today's Episode: Dr. Joe Mercolas' post on happiness http://bit.ly/2igXHrk

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346: 5 Tips To Calm Anger And Anxiety

Which came first the anger or the anxiety? Calm them both with these 5 tips.

5 tips for how to handle calming down anger and anxiety:

1) Accept reality

2) Allow others to be who they are and don't try to force them to be who you think they should be

3) Don't let your happiness depend on other people and situations that you cannot control

4) Put on the brakes (count slow breaths, or take a timeout)

5) Change your inner dialog: what are you saying to yourself? Stay positive!

Quote: 
Anger and fear are often expressed in our attempts to control something.
-Thom Rutledge

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268: 6 Stress Provoking Thinking Habits

Habits can be helpful or add stress and strain to our lives. Join in as we take a look at 6 stress provoking thought habits you want to avoid.

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