How to Turn off the Fight/Flight/Freeze Response: Anxiety Skills #4

When the fight/flight/freeze response kicks in, the thinking part of your brain shuts down. Trying to force yourself to calm down rarely works. That’s because your brain is meant to default to ancient survival responses like the fight/flight/freeze response. In this video, I give an overview of how you can turn off that fight/flight/freeze response… Continue reading How to Turn off the Fight/Flight/Freeze Response: Anxiety Skills #4

5 Ways to Stop the Health Anxiety Cycle

Check out the relationship skills course here: Everyone worries about their health sometimes. However, health anxiety can be a quite serious problem when it gets more entrenched. Health anxiety is an obsessive and irrational worry about having a serious medical condition. It’s also called illness anxiety, and it used to be called hypochondria. With health… Continue reading 5 Ways to Stop the Health Anxiety Cycle

Why Anxiety and Depression Are Connected: Avoidance and Willingness With Painful Emotions

In this video, we’re going to talk about one way that depression and anxiety are linked – avoidance – and the antidote to avoidance – willingness. Depression and anxiety are closely connected, with many people experiencing both at the same time. This isn’t a coincidence. Rather, the way we respond to stress and painful emotions… Continue reading Why Anxiety and Depression Are Connected: Avoidance and Willingness With Painful Emotions

Calming Anxiety With Your Body’s Built-in Anti-Anxiety Response 11/30

Ready to change your life? Buy the full, ad-free Emotion Processing course now for only $67 Your body has a built-in, natural ability to calm anxiety. Learn four simple, body-based ways you can calm anxiety by turning on the parasympathetic nervous system. Calming anxiety is something you can learn to do when you learn how… Continue reading Calming Anxiety With Your Body’s Built-in Anti-Anxiety Response 11/30

Natural Supplements and Treatments for Anxiety: What the Research Says About Supplements for Anxiety

When people are looking to treat their anxiety without medication, what they usually mean is that they want to know what herbs and supplements will work for them. And because I get asked about this a lot, I did a ton of research last year on natural supplements to treat anxiety. So in this video… Continue reading Natural Supplements and Treatments for Anxiety: What the Research Says About Supplements for Anxiety

Turn off Anxiety in Your Nervous System: 4 Ways to Turn on the Parasympathetic Response

Your brilliant, wise, beautiful body has a counterbalancing force to combat stress and anxiety. It’s called the parasympathetic response (that’s para as in parachute). And this is the body’s natural way of slowing down and creating a sense of calm and safety. Learn how you can use your body’s parasympathetic response to feel calmer and… Continue reading Turn off Anxiety in Your Nervous System: 4 Ways to Turn on the Parasympathetic Response

Rewiring the Anxious Brain: Neuroplasticity and the Anxiety Cycle: Anxiety Skills #21

You can rewire your brain to be less anxious through a simple, but not easy, process. Understanding the anxiety cycle and how avoidance causes anxiety to spiral out of control unlocks the key to learning how to tone down anxiety and rewire those neural pathways to feel safe and secure. In this video, I teach… Continue reading Rewiring the Anxious Brain: Neuroplasticity and the Anxiety Cycle: Anxiety Skills #21