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Hurricane Sandy Anxiety – Coping with the panic storm

Tweet I had a very intense panic attack on the day of Hurricane Sandy, and want to share the experience with you- and the outcome. My heart goes out to all who suffered losses in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. … Continue reading

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How To Stop Anxious Thinking & Racing Thoughts

Tweet While driving into work last Friday I had an episode of racing thoughts and anxious thinking that had me seriously contemplating turning around in the car and heading back home. I was able to get through it however and … Continue reading

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You Can Stop Panic Attacks With Action

Tweet Did you know you can stop panic attacks with action? Me neither, but I just learned this from my friend John (he is a brain scientist) and couldn’t wait to share it with you. Last Friday I was working … Continue reading

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Why Did I Have Free Floating Anxiety?

Tweet I woke up this morning thinking about my day yesterday and feeling kind of spent. Yesterday was very challenging as I had to deal with free floating anxiety pretty much on and off all day. It’s funny, sometimes I … Continue reading

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Calming Racing Thoughts

Tweet Calming racing thoughts is definitely a skill I want to brush up on. After the past week with the dilemma of my daughter, my stupid dog, and my husband’s brush with job loss anxiety, my sleep has been difficult … Continue reading

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Anxiety & The Thinking Trap

Tweet Maybe you’re too young to have ever heard the old saying “Idle hands are the devil’s handiwork.” This basically means When someone is not busy, or being productive, trouble is bound to follow. I think this is especially true … Continue reading

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How to Prevent Panic Attacks With Inner Body Awareness

Tweet When you can feel anxiety or a panic attack approaching, it’s helpful to have an arsenal of things to do mentally to diffuse the tension and prevent the panic attack. One of the best tricks I know to prevent … Continue reading

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