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Buffering with Anxiety

Buffering with Anxiety

This week I’m talking about something that is a little mind-bendy and not at all obvious...but it's something that I've personally experienced and seen with enough clients that it's worth exploring.

Typically, when I talk about buffering, I'm talking about things like: food, alcohol, sex, drugs, social media, shopping, work…

Chronic Overthinking

Chronic Overthinking

Does the term “chronic overthinking” strike a nerve with you? I find that many of my clients (and friends…and family…) struggle with this. We live in a very power-hungry time that encourages high expectations, full of pressure, and ideas about the right, and wrong, ways to do all the things…

The Physical & Emotional Sides of Anxiety

The Physical & Emotional Sides of Anxiety

Sometimes we experience the physical side of anxiety, the fight-or-flight stress response part. We feel the sensations of our heart pounding, our palms sweating, and our breath becoming shallow.

And other times we experience the emotional side of anxiety, the feeling part. We feel the vibration of anxiety move through our body as a low hum of discomfort…

Frequently Asked Anxiety Questions

Frequently Asked Anxiety Questions

This is the first (aka, more to come) FAQ episode on The Transforming Anxiety Podcast!

Here’s the deal: the daily minutiae of our lives may look very different, person to person. Our jobs, relationships, geography, families, and routine may vary by a lot…

Money & Anxiety

Money & Anxiety

Money, money, MONEY! That’s the topic of this week’s Transforming Anxiety Podcast!

So many of us struggle with stress and anxiety around money. We believe money is inherently stressful. We believe we don’t have what it takes to save more or earn more or create what we want to see in our bank…

Exercising for Anxiety

Exercising for Anxiety

We all know we need to exercise. This isn’t new information. It’s kind of a no-brainer at this point…

But what does exercise have to do with your mental and emotional health? How does moving your affect your experience of anxiety? How does exercise support your physical body when you’re feeling actively anxious…