Powerful Words to Reduce Anxiety

Anxiety tortures millions. Gratefully, there are tools to combat it.  When anxiety attacks, there’s a simple antidote you can try:  The Power of Words.

The remedy is simple.  Pick a word.  Set a timer for fifteen minutes.  During that time, focus on that specific word. When your mind wanders, shift your attention back on that word. This process trains your brain to relax.  It’s simple, but not always easy to do!

You may ask: What’s the best word to contemplate?  Save yourself the grief.  There isn’t a best word!  However, these are some of the most powerful words in the English language when it comes to reducing anxiety.  They are a soothing balm to an anxious mind. Choose the ones that are most meaningful to you. Continue reading “Powerful Words to Reduce Anxiety”

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A Doctor’s Experience With Mindful Relaxation

I am fascinated by the continuous surge of research being done regarding the benefits of mindfulness and relaxation.  This seems to stem from efforts to curtail the dangerously ill effects that stress can have on individuals, relationships, and society as a whole.  It is very evident that we are stressed out! Continue reading “A Doctor’s Experience With Mindful Relaxation”