When I try meditation to help my anxiety it makes me fall asleep. Do you have any tips?

June 2, 2017

In this week's podcast were responding to this question from our inbox: When I try meditation to help my anxiety it makes me fall asleep. Do you have any tips?

 

"Often when we feel sleepy during meditation it's because we're stepping down from the high adrenaline state of fight or flight. Meditation is very relaxing and sometimes, the body will take the time to shut down for a while when it gets the chance."

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An Introduction to Breathing for Anxiety Relief

May 26, 2017

With your own breath, you can learn to calm the symptoms of anxiety and regain a sense of control. In this week's podcast Shann will show you how to get started and guide you through a simple breath awareness exercise.

 

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How to make your own Anxiety Slayer first aid kit

May 19, 2017

In this week's podcast we're celebrating 4 MILLION downloads and replaying one of our most popular episodes: How to make your own Anxiety Slayer first aid kit.

All our courses are on sale at 40% off until May 30th - visit: anxietyslayer.teachable.com to start slaying your anxiety today.

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How connection helps us heal anxiety

May 3, 2017

The stigma around anxiety, depression and other mental health challenges creates a disconnect which does great damage. We need to bridge that gap with connection.

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What kind of physical activity is the best for reducing anxiety?

April 27, 2017

In this week's podcast we're responding to a listener question "What kind of physical activity is the best for reducing anxiety?"

For courses to help you slay your anxiety please visit the Anxiety Slayer Academy at anxietyslayer.teachable.com

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How the Recent US Election has Created Anxiety for Our Children

April 20, 2017

Today Shann speaks with Steve Schlozman MD about how the recent election has created anxiety for children and how families can support their kids.

Dr. Steve is the associate director of The Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds at Massachusetts General Hospital. The Clay Center is devoted to promoting the emotional well-being of young people by providing innovative education about mental health. He is also an assistant professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and practices child and adult psychiatry at MGH, where he is the primary consultant to the pediatric transplant service.

Dr.Schlozman’s expertise has been featured in The New York Times, The Huffington Post, NBC News, Boston Magazine, ABC News, amongst many other media outlets.

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3 great books to help you get started with Ayurveda

April 14, 2017

In this week's podcast we're responding to a listener who wants to know more about Ayurveda.

You can find full details of our recommended reads on getting started with Ayurveda in The Anxiety Slayer Amazon Store 

 

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3 self-care moves to help you calm your anxiety and reclaim your life

April 6, 2017

In this week's podcast we're sharing three of our favourite self-care moves to help you calm your anxiety and reclaim your life.

For courses to help you go deeper with slaying your anxiety please visit: anxietyslayer.teachable.com

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Relaxed Awareness Breathing Practice

March 30, 2017

We hope you enjoy this full guided breathing practice from our album Oasis: A Retreat from Stress & Anxiety 

 
For the full album, or to sample our other anxiety relief audio please look for Anxiety Slayer on Amazon, iTunes and CD Baby
 
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Anxiety made worse by pain medication and fear of broken reality

March 23, 2017

In this week's podcast we're responding to the following listener question: "A few months ago I had a bad experience with pm pain medication that caused me to wake in a strange state between waking and dreaming. That experience scared me to my core and has me questioning my reality. How can I get over this kind of fear? It has me questioning everything."

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