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545: How Thoughts And Feelings Contribute To Wellbeing

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In today's episode, Gina discusses an article by Kira M. Newman regarding scientific insights about happiness.  Specifically, benefits are observed in: positive solitude, feeling active, and future mindedness.  Gina shares much of the article and offers her own thoughts on these findings.

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Link to the article by Kira M, Newman mentioned in the episode
Three Emerging Insights About Happiness
https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/three_emerging_insights_about_happiness

 

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What is anxiety?

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My anxiety doesn't come from thinking about the future but from wanting to control it.
—Hugh Prather

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537: Understanding Original Fear and Reactive Fear

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In today's episode, Gina discusses a key component of chronic anxiety: reactive fear.  Gina orients her discussion to the distinction between original fear and reactive fear.  Through learning to control our response to the original fear, we can significantly reduce our susceptibility to panic and anxiety.

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What is anxiety?

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We are more often frightened than hurt, and we suffer more from imagination than from reality.
—Seneca

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534: Rethinking Stress and How It Affects Anxiety

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In today's episode, Gina discusses stress and how it can be interpreted as being both helpful and harmful.  Research shows that people's beliefs about stress affect how stress impacts their lives and health.  Reframing stress as a positive force in our lives can make a big difference in how stress affects you.  Gina describes these research findings and offers advice on how to make stress a more welcome guest in our lives.

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What is anxiety?

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It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
-Lou Holtz

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530: Fear And Anxiety Focused On Relationships Listener Q and A

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In today's episode, Gina answers a listener question about relationships and the fear and anxiety that result from a lost relationship. This listener is particularly concerned over the factor of age in his view of the limitations he faces in terms of relationships. Gina offers coaching and guidance for relationships and how to avoid excessive anxiety around this issue.

An older episode on relationships:
https://www.theanxietycoachespodcast.com/episodes/161-how-to-find-relief-from-relationship-anxiety

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What is anxiety?

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When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
-Helen Keller

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527: R.A.I.N. Practice For Anxious Moments

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In today's episode, Gina discusses the R.A.I.N. practice used to help find relief during anxious moments.  The acronym was recently adjusted and is considered improved.  Listen in as Gina describes how you can use this process of Recognize, Allow, Investigate with gentle attention and Nurture, to help yourself during high anxiety moments!

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Older R.A.I.N. episode 167
https://www.theanxietycoachespodcast.com/episodes/167-clearing-stress-and-anxiety-with-rain

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What is anxiety?

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The boundary to what we can accept is the boundary to our freedom.
-Tara Brach

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523: How Poor Boundaries May Lead To Anxiety

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In today's episode, Gina explores the critical topic of personal boundaries and how weak or otherwise poorly established boundaries can lead to chronic anxiety.  Gina offers listeners a number of good practices for maintaining strong and healthy boundaries, ensuring the best mental health and social clarity possible.

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What is anxiety?

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We change our behavior when the pain of staying the same becomes greater than the pain of changing. Consequences give us the pain that motivates us to change.
-from Boundaries by Dr. Henery Cloud and Dr. John Townsend

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509: Why Does Anxiety Come Back When You're Feeling Good?

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In today's episode, Gina answers a listener question left for her on Speak Pipe, through the ACP website.  Adrianne asks about why her anxiety returns during times when she is feeling good and otherwise comfortable.  Gina answers this question and provides suggestions for how to improve one's response to the anxiety when it does happen.  Increase your understanding of why anxiety strikes by listening in to this podcast!

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What is anxiety?

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It doesn’t take a lot of strength to hang on. It takes a lot of strength to let go.
-Henry Ford

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504: 4 Habits Keeping You Stuck In Anxious Behaviors

In today's episode, Gina identifies four root behaviors that cause anxiety and how you can avoid these behaviors to allow more peaceful, harmonious living.  Gina recommends benevolent, helpful behaviors you can use to replace the negative, harmful behaviors.

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What is anxiety?

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We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.  –Aristotle

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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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499: Indecision and Your Anxiety

In today's episode, Gina discusses the issue of decision making and anxiety.  Indecision is common among those who experience anxiety and Gina recommends a few steps for limiting indecision in your life.  Become more comfortable making decisions today!

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What is anxiety?

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It doesn’t matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You cannot make progress without making decisions. -Jim Rohn

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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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465: Peaceful Reminders When Anxiety Arises

In today's episode, Gina shares statements and sayings with listeners that can help provide peace and calm when anxiety starts to intrude.  Gina recommends committing some of these peaceful, coping thoughts to memory so that they may be drawn upon in a time of panic or anxiety.  Using these statements during an anxiety or panic attack can be relaxing, reassuring and enable one to "float" through the trying time.  Write some down and start practicing today!

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