Dealing with Anxiety (Part 3 – Methods)

Dealing with Anxiety (Part 3 – Methods)

Although anxiety can happen without the cause being known, it usually occurs when something happens or is anticipated to happen that we find unpleasant, undesirable, or fearful. In other words, something triggers us. Because none of us our immune to anxiety, having methods to deal with it is useful in reducing its effects. Continue reading

Dealing with Anxiety (Part 2)

Dealing with Anxiety (Part 2)

Most anxiety occurs while we are experiencing or when we anticipate an unpleasant, undesirable, or fearful event. However, some people get anxiety without knowing why. Although identifying the cause of anxiety is helpful in managing it, methods to reduce anxiety will still work. As mentioned in Dealing with Anxiety (Part 1), steps to address anxiety are recognize, acknowledge, feel, and clear. Continue reading

Dealing with Anxiety (Part 1)

Dealing with Anxiety (Part 1)

Everyone experiences anxiety at some point. This year has given us ample opportunity. Anxiety occurs when we are uncertain about what is going to happen or anticipate an expected, and often negative, future event or potential outcome. Whether real or imagined, fear of what might happen makes us anxious. Continue reading

Bubble Meditation: Heal pain, anxiety, emotional wounds

Bubble Meditation: Heal pain, anxiety, emotional wounds

The Bubble Meditation is a self-healing technique for pain relief, anxiety reduction, and removal of emotional wounds. I first described this meditation in Visualization Meditation for Chronic Pain, but I felt it worth expanding on because it has many applications other than chronic pain. Continue reading