Author Archives: JillG

Panic Attacks Info Tip #2: When Fear Comes, Wait

Tweet In a recent post we looked at an important Panic Attacks Info Tip #1: to Expect, Allow, and Accept – not fight, resist or deny- when your anxiety does come. Today we will expand a little more on our … Continue reading

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Enjoying Spring- and Spring Cleaning My Mind :)

Tweet What a nice spring we are having. I just came in from taking Buddy around the block and down to the little lake we have near our house. All the little buds and leaves are coming out. The forsythia are … Continue reading

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I Got Off the Worry Train & Had a Good Weekend

Tweet This past weekend we all went upstate for an overnight trip to visit my parents and for Easter Sunday dinner. My sister and her partner also live near my parents so we got to see them too. And it … Continue reading

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How to Gently Find Inner Peace

Tweet Have you ever just observed a little baby or small child? How – when their needs are met-  how peacefully and effortlessly they are just being in the world? You and I were once like that too. Before we formed … Continue reading

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Panic Attacks Info Tip: Expect, Allow, and Accept Your Fear

Tweet Searching for panic attacks info can sometimes be anything but easy. You may Google your symptoms, read a good article, or be lead to an anxiety forum where you hear conflicting advice. And sometimes the stuff we read on … Continue reading

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Coping With Panic Attacks: 10 Rules

Tweet Using positive coping statements helps in coping with panic attacks. It is widely used in cognitive therapy to correct the distorted way an anxious person looks at things. Before we look at the 10 rules for coping with panic … Continue reading

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Watching Thoughts as a Daily Practice

Tweet I’ve been enjoying the tremendous benefits of mindfulness since I first started meditating in summer 2014. We talk about it here and there on the blog and I wanted to bring it up again today, because I really think … Continue reading

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Unplanned Day Off Throws Me Into Anxious Despair

Tweet Yesterday was a setback. I had low level, background restlessness all morning. It was an unplanned day off from work. There were no OR cases and since I work to recover patients after anesthesia, I had no patients. I … Continue reading

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