Dr. Julie de Azevedo Hanks, author of the popular audiobook ”The Assertiveness Guide for Women: How to Communicate Your Needs, Set Healthy Boundaries, and Transform Your Relationships”, offers great advice for how to practice self-compassion, a critical aspect of emotional well-being and resilience. she shares s a practical exercise for cultivating self-compassion, which will help you learn to act in comforting and kind ways toward yourself so that you can provide yourself with the self-soothing and self-nurturing that you need. After a breakup, you might experience any or all of the five stages of grief. These stages can be scary and disorienting, but there is light at the end of the tunnel! By learning to understand the feelings associated with grief and how to be gentle with yourself as you move through them, you can create a positive environment for healing. In this episode, we’re sharing an inspiring excerpt from Dr. Christina Hibbert’s inspirational audiobook, ”Who Am I Without You? 52 Ways to Rebuild Self-Esteem After A Breakup.” Often, people who have been abandoned or betrayed by those they trusted have trouble letting go of their pain. Today, Dr. Ronald Potter-Efron, anger management expert and author of the audiobook "Healing the Angry Brain," addresses this issue. He explains the “HEALS” method, a powerful technique that teaches you how to let go of resentment. If you struggle with controlling your emotions and overreacting, it can be helpful to understand how the brain processes emotion. Today, Dr. Judith Siegel, author of the audiobook "Stop Overreacting", takes us through the most relevant aspects of brain
chemistry and functioning, and demystifies the role of your mind in overreacting. Panic attacks trick millions of people into fearing disaster and giving up so many of the activities they used to enjoy without fear. But you CAN regain freedom from panic attacks! Today we’re sharing an excerpt from the just released audiobook, "The Panic Attacks Workbook: A Guided Program for Beating the Panic Trick (Second Edition)." Written by clinical psychologist and anxiety expert Dr. David Carbonell, this audiobook will help you stop the vicious cycle that leads to panic attacks, and learn to master your anxiety. Knowing how to stop an overreaction when it is in full swing can seem intimidating and perhaps even out of reach. It might feel that once it begins, there is no stopping it.
Though you might not be able to control what triggers you, you can learn to tune in to your body and take an active role in remaining calm. Today, Dr. Judith Siegel, author of
the audiobook Stop Overreacting, will share techniques that can help you return to a state of emotional equilibrium.