Take Back Your Power: Beating Anxiety and Feeling Empowered
Welcome today! In this insightful blog post, we have a special guest, a clinical social worker and therapist, Barbara, who will share valuable tips on how to reclaim your power and control anxiety. In a world filled with fear and uncertainty, it’s essential to equip ourselves with effective tools to navigate the challenges that life throws at us. Join us on this journey of self-discovery and empowerment.
Understanding Anxiety: A Mindful Approach
The conversation dives into the impact of anxiety on our mind and the importance of being mindful of our breath. Explaining the role of the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems, comparing them to wings on a plane. The key lies in balancing these systems through mindful breathing exercises.
Unpacking Childhood Messages and Trauma
“As we continue to grow as a person, we get messages,” highlighting the imprint of childhood messages on our self-perception. We explore the concept of shame learned at an early age and its profound impact on our sense of self-worth. Mary shares a powerful exercise, emphasizing the importance of recognizing and challenging these limiting beliefs.
The Breath as a Powerful Tool
So, why does taking a deep breath help with anxiety? When we’re anxious, our breath goes all shallow. It’s like our mind is throwing a crazy party. Barbara tells us to take deep breaths – not the tiny ones but big belly-fillers. It’s like giving a hug to our nervous system. Try this: inhale for four, hold for four, and exhale for six. Simple, right? It’s like a chill pill for your mind.
Overreacting and Triggers: What’s the Deal?
Ever felt like you’re overreacting? We explore why it happens and how to handle triggers. Plus, there’s a neat exercise involving your hand and some eye-opening insights. It’s like a superhero move for your emotions.
Embracing Personal Growth
“You’re the only person who is your worst critic”. The conversation ends with a reminder that personal growth is about expansion, not perfection.
In a world filled with challenges, anxiety, and self-doubt, this conversation serves as a beacon of hope and empowerment. By embracing mindfulness, self-love, and forgiveness, we can reclaim our power and navigate life’s complexities with resilience. Take a deep breath, believe in your journey, and embark on the path to power recovery.
Mary Armendarez is a true beacon of healing intuition, a motivational force, and a power retrieval coach. Her YouTube channel, “Power Retrieval Podcasts,” has inspired many with its powerful messages of self-empowerment and personal growth.Subscribe to Mary’s channel here and start your healing journey.
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