2:30 Mindfullness vs meditation. Is there a difference or does it matter.
6:30 Increase in anxiety - our technology is a key contributor to the increase in anxiety. The devices are intentionally addictive and our brain produces dopamine at every ding to ensure that we will continue to use the device.
12:00 Using hypnosis in treating anxiety. All of us have reached a hypnotic state which is a focused state of awareness. Driving somewhere and then not remembering how you got there is called highway hypnosis - the subconscious took over while the conscious thought of something else. You change your focus by focusing on the positive which needs consistent practice but it can lessen anxiety. Yoga helps with this by emphasising focusing strongly on one thing.
17:25 Stephanie works with women with anxiety primarily. She has developed a variety of techniques to help so each person has something that will calm them. It is partnership between the two of Stephanie and her client.
20:30 Short term vs long term anxiety. Although there are differences, there are more similarities. Using the techniques to calm the nervous system will work in either situation. Have to build the capacity for resilience daily with simple techniques. Two simple techniques are discussed and why they work.
26:43 Stephanie will have a book published soon: "Goodbye Anxiety - Hello Freedom: Building resilience to overcome anxiety"All of the many techniques that Stephanie uses are explained in the book so that anyone can find something that will be beneficial for them. To find out about the launch of the book: go to 5easywaystocalmanxiety.com to download tips on helping with anxiety and when the book launches, you will receive notification of how to access the book.
29:10 The techniques require that they be practiced daily. Stephanie helps with building that habit or choosing an accountability buddy can help build that habit. Stephanie works online with women, men and children to help them build resilience to calm their anxiety
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To find out about the launch of the book: 5easywaystocalmanxiety.com