Stress Relief Podcast Episodes
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Night owls and early birds, it’s time to fix your sleep schedule. If your mind is too active when you are trying to sleep, the reason could be that you are trying to sleep at a time when your body clock is promoting alertness. To set yourself up for a successful night of rest, it’s vital to match your internal clock to the one on your bedside table. This excerpt from the popular audiobook, "Goodnight Mind: Turn Off Your Noisy Thoughts and Get a Good Night's Sleep " will guide you in making the changes to help you thrive.
Mindfulness meditation is the ultimate tool for being fully present in the moment without judgment or labeling. If you're struggling with anxiety, it may seem counterintuitive to focus on your internal, present-moment experiences. But the truth is, anxiety often arises from ruminating about the past or anticipating the future — it doesn’t actually occur in the present moment. Today, clinical psychologist and anxiety expert Dr. David Carbonell provides effective step-by-step instructions for a simple mindfulness meditation for anxiety. These instructions are from his popular audiobook, "Panic Attacks Workbook: A Guided Program for Beating the Panic Trick (Second Edition)".
Do you struggle with flight anxiety? Well, you’re not alone! But what if you could conquer that fear and finally enjoy air travel without the crippling anxiety? The audiobook, "Fear of Flying Workbook: Overcome Your Anticipatory Anxiety and Develop Skills for Flying with Confidence", written by anxiety expert Dr. David Carbonell, provides practical exercises and tools to help you overcome your fear and become a confident passenger. In this excerpt from his audiobook, Dr. Carbonell provides a simple exercise to help you overcome flight anxiety. It can help not only when you’re flying but in any situations that trigger anxiety.
Sometimes, finding the strength to accept things can feel impossible. But there are simple techniques from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (or "ACT"), that can help you find peace and learn to practice acceptance, even in the midst of chaos. These tips are from the audiobook, "Things Might Go Terribly, Horribly Wrong: A Guide to a Life Liberated from Anxiety", by Dr. Kelly Wilson and Troy Drufrene. Discover the power of ACT and find peace in the midst of chaos.
When your mind has free reign over your feelings, it becomes difficult to find an awareness of the present moment. Thought patterns with a tendency to drag you into spirals of worry are all too common and can appear without a moment’s notice. Thankfully, there is relief to be found in the mindfulness techniques of learning to mind your thoughts and harness the power of the five senses. This episode offers an excerpt from the popular audiobook, MBSR Every Day: Daily Practices from the Heart of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction .
Worry convinces us there's danger, and then tricks us into getting into fight, flight, or freeze mode — even when there is no danger. In this interview, Dr. David Carbonell, clinical psychologist, anxiety expert and author of the best-selling audiobook "The Worry Trick: How Your Brain Tricks You into Expecting the Worst and What You Can Do About It" shares advice on how to stop worrying. He offers new ways to respond to chronic worry, rather than trying to eliminate it.
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.
We all face grief and loss, but if we can turn towards it, and listen to it, it may reveal hidden gold. Spiritual teacher Jeff Foster is the author of the popular audiobook "Falling in Love with Where You Are." He studied astrophysics at Cambridge University and holds meetings, retreats, and private sessions around the world, pointing people back to the deep acceptance in this present moment. In this excerpt from his audiobook, he shares profound insights about what can be found at the very bottom of grief and loss. We hope you'll find comfort in his inspirational words!
In these challenging times, many of us are constantly engaged in difficult or stressful tasks. In order to get deep sleep, it’s important to be able to shift out of your active, goal-directed state into a relaxed, winding-down state. Psychologists Colleen Carney and Rachel Mamber, authors of the audiobook "Goodnight Mind," share a powerful technique that will help you get the deep sleep you need.
If you want to relax, let go of stress, and find a soothing sense of inner peace, we’ve got a great episode for you today. We’re sharing a guided meditation from the audiobook "Guided Meditations for Letting Go," by Your Great Journey. This guided meditation uses relaxation, mindfulness, and visualization to you recover a sense of inner quiet and spaciousness, quiet a noisy mind and discover a tranquil inner oasis.