Anxiety, a topic that is often misunderstood and yet so relevant to many of us.
I want to start by sharing my own journey. I’ve been in that dark place, where it seemed to have full control over my life. I was on multiple medications and even experienced seizures and panic attacks. But here’s the thing: I’ve also been able to find ways to overcome anxiety and regain control. And that’s what I want to share with you today.
It is something that is talked about more and more these days, both online and in social settings. It’s a sign that we are human beings, meant to feel a whole range of emotions. Feeling anxious doesn’t mean something is wrong with us. It’s a natural response to certain situations.
I want to simplify the complexities of it for you.
There are two main causes.
- The biological
- And the thought-behavioral.
Taking care of our physical bodies, such as getting enough sleep, proper nutrition, and movement, is crucial in managing it. Our brain is an organ that requires care, and neglecting it can lead to increased anxiety.
The second cause lies in our thoughts and thinking patterns. The thoughts we think directly impact how we feel. Through mindset work and changing our thought patterns, we can greatly reduce anxiety. I dive into this topic in many of my podcasts, so be sure to check them out for more insights and strategies.
While medication can be helpful, it’s important not to rely solely on it. Addressing the behavioral and thought aspects of anxiety is essential for long-term improvement. Medication can be like a band-aid for a wound; it may provide temporary relief, but unless we address the underlying causes, the problem will persist.
I’m passionate about empowering you to take control of your anxiety, to no longer let it define your life. Together, let’s navigate the journey of anxiety and discover the tools and perspectives that can bring you peace and ease. Stay tuned, dear warriors, and let’s face anxiety head-on on the Love Your Life Show.
In this episode:
- Increasing awareness of anxiety in society
- Biological causes of anxiety
- The role of chemical or hormonal imbalances on anxiety
- Behavioral and thought causes of anxiety
- Importance of self-care for brain health
- Sleep, nutrition, and movement as factors in brain functioning
- The impact of thoughts on feelings and anxiety
- The limitations of medication in resolving anxiety without addressing its causes
- The effectiveness of addressing thought patterns in reducing anxiety
- Mitigating the need for increased medication doses by addressing the root causes
- Comparing anxiety to constantly resting one’s foot on the brake pedal
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