difference between healthy anxiety and hindering anxiety?
anxiety alerts us to danger and opportunity.
stage fright might help us prepare for our performance and shine.
anxiety sends messages out of proportion to the danger or opportunity
Too much stage fright and our heart pounds, our breath
disappears, our words are lost.
these examples, anxiety exists on a spectrum. Wherever you land on
this spectrum, there is help for you. By learning to bring your
awareness to your experience in the moment, you can learn to discern
when you cross the line from healthy to hindering anxiety, and how to
find your way back to the reality of the moment.
helpful to know that anxiety is treatable.
combine somatic, cognitive, and behavioral techniques to treat
anxiety. Teaching mindfulness and body-based strategies I can help
you overcome panic attacks and learn to quiet an overly-active mind.
Behavioral strategies help change the patterns that can give rise to
outward symptoms are quieted, I work with anxiety, like all
psychological suffering, as a symptom of the soul.
This is where we begin the deeper
work of learning what messages are carried by your fears. Why do they wake you?
Is the constriction of anxiety bringing your attention to a place where you
long for grown and expression? Or perhaps to an old wound that is ready for
healing? What do you need to learn or change to move past these outdated fears?