Today is the final blog about Anger & Anxiety, at least for now. One final way Anger and Anxiety are linked is that the strong fear of someone being Angry with us, scares the pee out of many of us humans. Unfortunately Anger can be, and often is, used unhealthily to control and manipulate others [Read more…]
The SCARY side of the coin!
The scuba diving princess!
Blog 42: Anger & Anxiety # 3-Healthy Anger finally!
Blog 40: Anger & Anxiety- Part 1
In today’s blog we will discuss Anger and Anxiety. Anger is an important emotion experienced by humans of every world culture. However, this strong feeling/emotion is often a tricky feeling to experience and to navigate healthily. We have all seen Anger expressed in unhealthy ways (just watch most action adventure movies) and for this reason [Read more…]
Blog 38: Love & Anxiety-Inner Restlessness
Do you ever have one of THOSE days? You know, the ones where you feel antsy and so restless? You feel like you are missing out on some goodness, like you should be somewhere else but you don’t know where. You just feel off and full of angst. I had one of those days this [Read more…]
Blog 26- Part 2: Nike, the serenity prayer, and stress physiology!
Part 2 – The Serenity Prayer Part 1 of this blog addressed Nike’s slogan, “Just Do It” (JDI), and how it beneficially impacts our physiology. Today’s blog will make more sense if you read part 1. Now that we know the power of JDI, let’s talk about the Serenity Prayer. I will include the short [Read more…]
Blog #25: Flipping the coin, how to get out of threat physiology!
To pick up where we left off in the last blog, I suggested we figure out, ‘what must I do to get out of threat/stress physiology?’ Here are some tools that tune our bodies back into the other side of the “coin,” out of threat physiology, back to calm sense of safety. I will share [Read more…]
Love & Anxiety #23: The Felt Sense & Anxiety
Today I am introducing the concept of the felt sense and how it relates to our body anxiety, using a “prayer” written by a doctor of Chinese medicine. I can not give credit to him because it was written anonymously. The next blog will flesh out this concept in a more linear fashion, but I [Read more…]
Love & Anxiety #13: The Peaceful Tortoise vs. the Harried Hare.
Do you remember the fable of the Tortoise and the Hare? The story about the race between the tortoise and the rabbit, where the moral of the story is slow and steady wins the race. While this seems like a nice children’s story, it can also be a cautionary fable about our over-scheduled, distracted, fast [Read more…]