Freedom from Anxiety: This is How

One of the most common questions that I get is, “How can I feel better?” People seek out coaching because they want to feel better. I get it. It’s the same reason I got so fascinated by the world of coaching. How CAN we feel better?

I see a lot of people pushing against anxiety. They’re trying to resist it, avoid it, ignore it somehow. This may work in the short-term, but it’s not true freedom. When you live in reaction to anxiety, constantly on the defense, you’re never free. You’re enslaved to anxiety that way. Anxiety rules.

This week we’re exploring what true freedom looks like. In my personal experience and in the work I do with my clients, I have found a holistic system that fully addresses anxiety and paves the way to freedom.

This system is composed of the 3 Pillars to Freedom from Anxiety:

  1. Mindset

  2. Habits

  3. Lifestyle

I created a 3 Pillars to Freedom from Anxiety cheatsheet for you. This cheatsheet gives a great overview to each element in this system so that you can see how they work together. Just like a 3-legged stool depends on each leg to carry its share of the load, no one pillar works in isolation. Click here to grab your cheatsheet and see how this all plays out

This is the 1st episode in a 4-part series. For the coming 3 weeks, we are going to explore each pillar individually so that we can get into the all the juicy details.

Resources that I mentioned during the podcast include:

Brooke Castillo of The Life Coach School <— My coach, teacher, and mentor for all things life coaching

James Miller of Adamantine® Yoga <— My yoga teacher and mentor for all things yoga

Episode #5 of The Transforming Anxiety Podcast <— This is where we talked about The Model and Thought Work

Episode #9 of The Transforming Anxiety Podcast <— This is where we talked about Belief Systems

Carol Dweck’s book, Mindset is a great read for understanding the difference between fixed and growth mindsets and how this applies to parenting, business, schools, and relationships

Episode #8 of The Transforming Anxiety Podcast <— This is where we talked about Conscious vs. Unconscious Thinking

Gretchen Rubin’s book, Better Than Before is a great one for understanding who you are and then applying that to creating better habits

Charles Duhigg’s book, The Power of Habit is an awesome read re: habits on a personal level, but also for businesses and societies

James Clear’s book, Atomic Habits is my favorite habits book ever! Check it out…

Here are the podcast links so you can listen in to this week’s show. See you there!

For iTunes, just click here.

If Stitcher is your thing, then click here.

And Spotify? Click here!

To find out more about Jesse Blake, who is responsible for the wonderful music on the podcast, click here. He’s got loads of great stuff and all of you yogis, meditators, and yoga teachers will find his stuff especially wonderful for your practices and classes.

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