Anxiety

Confidence For Women: Why We Need to Train Our Fight Response

Has anyone seen The Morning Show? Remember that scene in episode 9 when Hannah confronts Mitch? When she tells him that she doesn’t remember their sexual encounter the way he does? He immediately responds vehemently, “Don’t act like a victim. I didn’t lure you up there. I didn’t coerce you. I didn’t trick you. We …

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5 Breath-Based Body Hacks to Increase Calm and Release Anxiety

I’m an anxious person. Highly anxious. As a result, I’ve had to learn quick and easy body hacks so I can release stress and return to calm as seamlessly as possible. I’ve uncovered a ton these. Some use our body, others our thoughts and yet others our internal sensations. There are lots of different ways, …

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What COVID is teaching me about fear

I have to admit. I was an early COVID-denier. Initially, I discounted the science and dismissed the early news reports, denying the possibility that what was happening elsewhere could happen here. This is Canada – the land of lakes, maples and universal health care. Surely our cooler temperatures would help protect us or our geographic …

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Help for Anxious Times: One Practice For Anxiety That Has Never Failed Me.

If I had a spirit animal, it would be a rabbit. Not a royal bengal tiger. Or a saltwater crocodile or a bald eagle. But a rabbit. Why? Because, just like me, rabbits are riddled with anxiety. Their noses twitch, their hind legs thump and they are said to even be afraid of their own …

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Why I’m Making More Time for Spirit in 2020

I have a secret. I’ve dropped a few clues. I’ve hinted at it a few times, through my regular #morningrun posts on Instragram. But, for the most part I haven’t shared publicly something I’ve been doing. A new crush I’ve been making time for despite my busy days. My secret is this In the early …

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