Being Well Podcast: Relaxing Anxiety During Stressful Times

Being Well Podcast: Relaxing Anxiety During Stressful Times

If you live in the United States – and probably for many people who don’t – it’s been a bit of a stressful week. Today Dr. Hanson and Forrest talk about relaxing anxiety, weathering the storm, and taking in the year as a whole. 

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Key Topics:

1:30: Where do we want to allocate our attention?

5:00: Rational, appropriate stress and anxiety. 

8:00: The cost of ‘negative’ emotions. 

12:30: Practices of calming stress. 

14:45: Giving yourself grace, and accepting some amount of stress. 

17:40: Deal with the bad, turn toward the good, take in the good. 

22:15: Seeing what is true. 

26:45: Being happy when others are not. 

36:40: A practice for calming and centering. 

44:45: Learning from the hard parts of practice.

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