525: Calm anxiety By Building Adaptability

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In today's episode, Gina discusses the distinction between parasympathetic and sympathetic nervous systems and how to use our understanding of these systems to help us regulate our response to stress and anxiety provoking circumstances.  Gina identifies a number of symptoms associated with our sympathetic nervous system response as well as methods to get us back to our peaceful, rest and digest state.

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What is anxiety?

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True stability results when presumed order and presumed disorder are balanced. A truly stable system expects the unexpected, is prepared to be disrupted, waits to be transformed.
- Tom Robbins

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524: Classic ACP Reconnecting To Your Wise Mind to Help Clear Anxiety

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In today's episode, learn what your Wise Mind is and how to access its intuitive anxiety-panic healing messages. Gina guides you through a quick meditation locating your wise mind which is perhaps not where you expected!

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If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought. -Peace Pilgrim

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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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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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522: Is This Anxiety Or Medication Withdrawal Listener Q and A

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In today's episode, Gina answers a listener question left on the ACP website about stopping benzodiazepine medication (Xanax).  The listener is concerned about the withdrawal process and how she should go about stopping the medication.  Gina advises how to go about stopping the medication (with the help of the prescribing physician) and what to expect as far an anxiety and withdrawal symptoms are concerned.

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What is anxiety?

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When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
— Harriet Beecher Stowe

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521: Situational Anxiety

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In today's episode, Gina reviews a number of different life situations and circumstances that often contribute to stress and anxiety.  Gina discusses some of her own personal experiences with stressful situations in this episode and shares with listeners how to cope with the need for control and the common reality of so many things in our situation being beyond our control.

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What is anxiety?

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Your hope lies in accepting your life as it now lies before you, forever changed. If you can do that, the peace you seek will follow.
– Jennifer Niven

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520: Reduce Anxiety By Living Within Your Circle Of Influence

In today's episode, Gina discusses the significance of understanding and living within your circle of influence for reducing your anxiety.  Knowing what is within your control and what is not in your control can help you immensely.  Gina offers suggestions for improving your understanding of what you do and do not control, and how to let go of the need to control things you cannot control.

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If I really want to improve my situation, I can work on the one thing over which I have control—myself.
-Stephen Covey

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519: How Much Reassurance Will It Take To Satisfy Your Anxiety

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In today's episode, Gina discusses reassurance and how useful it can be to drop any need for reassurance from others.  Anxiety and stress can lead to disturbing sensations and after getting checked by our health care provider, getting comfortable with the idea that stress and anxiety are causing these sensations will be highly useful in overcoming them.  Listen in for suggestions on how to do this today!

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What is anxiety?

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Life is ten percent what you experience and ninety percent how you respond to it. -Dorothy M. Neddermeyer

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518: How To Relieve Stress And Anxiety With Ashwaganda Herb

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In today's episode, Gina discusses the many healing virtues of the ayurvedic herb ashwaganda.  Gina recommends taking this herb for stress and anxiety as long as you are not pregnant, breastfeeding, or taking sedative drugs.  Gina suggests a few different products and forms of the herb for easy consumption.

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A man may esteem himself happy when that which is his food is also his medicine. -Henry David Thoreau

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517: Floating Practice For Anxiety Guided Meditation

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In today's episode, Gina offers listeners a guided meditation practice that is intended to provide an example of a formal floating practice.  In the previous episode, Gina answered a listener question regarding floating practice and here provides an example of just that.  Listen in to receive an easy to use template for your own floating practice today!

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Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened, but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock during a thunderstorm.
-Robert Louis Stevenson

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