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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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 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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401: 4 Herbs For Stress And Anxiety

In this episode Gina goes through an article by Dr. Mercola describing the many benefits of four adrenal-supporting, adaptogenic herbs.  Listen in to check whether you may benefit from adding one of these healing herbs to your anxiety-reduction toolkit.  The four herbs discussed are:  ashwagandha, rhodiola, ginseng (Asian and Siberian) and tulsi.

Link to Dr. Mercola's article:

https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2018/04/09/adaptogens-for-adrenal-support.aspx?utm_source=dnl&utm_medium=email&utm_content=art1&utm_campaign=20180409Z1_UCM&et_cid=DM198919&et_rid=270529057

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Quote:  The most fortunate are those who have a wonderful capacity to appreciate again and again, freshly and naively, the basic goods of life, with awe, pleasure, wonder and even ecstasy. -ABRAHAM MASLOW

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310: What Raises Cortisol Besides Stress

One of the biggest lessons we can learn from anxiety is to change the things we can. Today we have 4 changes you can make to reduce your stress hormone cortisol! 

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307: Stimulate Your Vagus Nerve To Reduce Your Anxiety

Little changes to tone your vagus nerve &  activate your parasympathetic nervous system keeping you calm! Listen in for fun and easy additions to your day.

Episode Quote: 
Stay close to anything that makes you glad you are alive. -Hafiz

 

Laughter Yoga Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-HJG63EXCmw


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294: Anxiety and Adrenal Fatigue

Learn how you get into Adrenal Fatigue and how to prevent it! Some tips mentioned in today's podcast include: 

Preventing and Healing from Adrenal Fatigue

  • Sleep for at least 8 hours per night 
  • Limit your exposure to blue light 
  • Eat on a regular basis and don’t go too long without meals
  • Include healthy carbohydrates 
  • Eliminate intense exercise routines, 
  • Start a meditation program to reduce mental and emotional stress. 
  • Be patient

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288: 5 Calming Reminders to Help Engage Your Parasympathetic Nervous System

Learning to live with both the gas pedal and the brake.Today Gina talks about the Parasympathetic nervous system and how you can engage this calming part of your system today!


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282: Caffeine and Anxiety Awareness

March is Caffeine Awareness Month! 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

 

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