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What is the Definition of Anxiety?

What is the Definition of Anxiety?

 

What is the definition of anxiety? “I define anxiety as experiencing failure in advance.”  I found this great quote from Seth Godin and wondered how this translates to students.

Our students are facing more and more pressure and more and more reasons to be stressed and anxious.

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Amazon books on anxiety

Amazon books on anxiety- there are a lot of them, so how do you choose?

Goodbye Anxiety, Hello Freedom®” debuted on Amazon.com on March 13, 2018.  It was briefly in the #1 Bestseller spot!

As of this writing (45 days later), it already has 23 five star reviews!

  •  Having practiced some of these...
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Disappointed, Now What? Freak Out or Maintain Emotional Balance?

I was so disappointed: exactly one week after my book “Goodbye Anxiety, Hello Freedom” was published, I got the ultimate test to see if I really could “walk my talk”.

I received a phone call that left me disappointed, devastated and heartbroken. I had the ultimate opportunity to choose: do I...

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Building Resilience to Overcome Anxiety

Building Resilience to Overcome Anxiety

Just like in sports we have coaches to help us and musicians have teachers, when learning something new, we all need help from someone else.

There’s a great song from U2, “Sometimes You Can’t Make It On Your Own”, which includes the line “You don’t have to go it alone”.

Fortunately we are...

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How a bag of Cheetos (and EFT) saved my sanity

How a bag of Cheetos (and EFT) saved my sanity

I stood in my kitchen smashing the bag of Cheetos over and over again as my poor children begged their out of control mother to stop destroying their precious “treat” of junk food. They almost never got “junk food” and they were so excited to see the bag of Cheetos.  It was ridiculous, really: ...

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Mindfulness in America

Mindfulness in America

Mindfulness in America

Mindfulness in America brought mindfulness and technology together in NYC last week and I was blessed to attend! Mindfulness is a key piece of my work with anxiety, which is why I want to share my experience of this uplifting and inspiring day of wisdom from mindfulness...

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Mindfulness for Anxiety Relief

Mindfulness for Anxiety Relief

MINDFULNESS FOR ANXIETY

In my experience, mindfulness can be one of the most effective ways to calm anxiety.  You may have heard the saying “anxiety is worrying about the future and depression is mulling over the past.” The beauty of a mindfulness practice is that it brings us into the present...

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Meditation vs. Medication for anxiety relief

Meditation vs. Medication for anxiety relief

Meditation vs. Medication

 

Meditation vs. medication?  Millions of Americans face that question every day.  1 in 6 Americans takes a psychiatric drug – most are antidepressants, according to a study published in the Journal of American Medical Association JAMA Internal Medicine.

I am not a...

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