Posts tagged with "anxiety"

How you can use meditation to change your life

Posted August 7, 2015 in meditation, being present, stress relief and 5 more

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Have you ever tried meditating?

If the idea of sitting in silence with your own thoughts seems scary, crazy, weird, etc., hear me out. Meditation is actually an effective treatment for stress, anxiety, worry, relationship issues and more. It can also help you tap into your creativity and intuition, and help you stay more focused on every day tasks.

Studies have shown that meditation actually helps preserve your brain, diminishes a wandering mind, reduces symptoms of depression and anxiety, improves concentration and attention and improves mood and well-being (source).

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Finding Freedom From Anxiety

Posted October 6, 2017 in anxiety, meditation, yoga and 2 more

I'm getting really personal on the blog today, and sharing my struggle with anxiety and the one thing I did to free myself from my daily anxiety.

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When I looked at my calendar for the day, I was reminded of a networking event I had planned to attend. My first instinct was to come up with an excuse not to go. 

But, if I was really honest with myself, I had nothing else going on and the event was going to be a good place for potential business opportunities. I knew I should go. 

I decided to go for a run first to let go of some of my nervous energy. Just a few blocks away from my house, I felt as if my throat was closing. I started gasping for air, and my eyes filled with tears. I began walking, taking slow and deep breaths, and repeating a mantra until I felt like I could breath again. 

This is what anxiety looks like for me. 

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