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There are profound changes occurring on this planet and in the very nature of our reality. The changes I'm referring to are those that are occurring as a result of the many heart felt intentions made by individuals desiring global peace.
Such changes are however not going to occur always as ... Views: 23
Take a journey with me to the other side of the fear of rejection.
I'm sure you are aware of what this does to you and to your relationships. It leads to an inability to be truly honest with your partner, to be unable to be spontaneously your self, to have to hide behind a mask that will ... Views: 35
Do you know it's possible to make your public speaking fears disappear to the extent you won't even remember you had the problem in the first place? Does that sound hard if not impossible to fathom? Well, the truth is that your public speaking fears are driven by subconsciously stored negative ... Views: 20
What happens when you are gripped in fear and anxiety with no idea how to get out? It can be easy to feel trapped in those heavy feelings for days, weeks and for some people even decades... But it doesn't have to be this way!
If you find yourself in a situation where you feel gripped by fear ... Views: 35
Have you spent most of your life feeling unworthy or somehow inferior? How many times have you held yourself back or prevented yourself from doing something you really wanted to do because you were convinced you weren’t “good enough?” This insidious belief is the silent saboteur that prevents us ... Views: 53
I use to suffer from paralyzing shyness only 15 years ago. So much so that I was inspired to find a way to break free from this debilitating state. I subsequently did. I now speak in front of large audiences with a sense of supreme confidence.
My inspiration led me to a deeper understanding ... Views: 90
Do you know that low self esteem and self sabotage are two sides of the same coin? Do you know that both are rooted in subconsciously stored beliefs generated by negative memories of your past that undermine your self worth, and make you feel like an undeserving individual who needs to suffer in ... Views: 51
Do you know that one of the underlying causes of toxic relationships is the fear of abandonment? Do you know this fear causes one to become needy, controlling, manipulative, bullying, jealous, insecure, vulnerable, anxious and unattractive, to name a few, thereby making them and their ... Views: 64
Many men suffer from paralyzing shyness that hinders their ability to approach and/or feel confident in the presence of attractive women. What is at the root of this problem and can anything be done about it?
Shyness is associated with underlying pre-programmed beliefs/emotions that take over ... Views: 87
All of us date for different reasons. Sometimes theses reasons are unknown to our conscious mind. With application of thought and reflection, we can find out what we want from our dating partner and once we know what we want we can begin breaking down the walls of shyness.
Reasons come ... Views: 86
Making your own personal relaxation audio can be effective in helping you practice and master many of the relaxation techniques and methods you've learned so far. This particular script includes relaxed breathing, progressive muscle relaxation, imagery, and suggestion.
Preparing Your ... Views: 103
There are three obsessive behaviors that you are likely to be engaging in that is impeding your healing process and stopping you from enjoying a stress-free life. Recognizing these barriers can be a great first step toward getting rid of the problems that go with being too stressed.
The first ... Views: 114
At the end of your life, I want you to be able to look back and marvel at the way you handled your anxiety disorder. I don't want you to look back and think 'what if'? This path you are heading down may be unfamiliar and uncomfortable, but it is the path that you must take. Take it now, take ... Views: 100
What a crazy year for me, I started The Anxious Athlete with the hopes of helping people through their anxiety which is now looking like an epidemic of some sorts. I still remember the day I walked out of my home after spending 31 days locked up due to my Agoraphobia, that was some day... I ... Views: 89
Do you procrastinate, avoid new challenges, make excuses, stay in your comfort zone at the expense of your happiness, live a constricted and unfulfilled life, pass up on promising opportunities, and sabotage your chances of improving your life and so on? Do you know that you likely harbor a deep ... Views: 119
The heartbreak of a breakup can leave painful scars on the Heart that often must be defended at all costs. Unfortunately this undermines one's courage to open themselves up again to a new potential lover in the same unbridled and authentic way. Sadly this leads to inauthentic or falsely ... Views: 140
Do you know that the fear of being alone is responsible for deep feelings of neediness and emptiness that many individuals live with daily? Do you know that this fear undermines one's self confidence, self worth, self esteem, the freedom to make freewill choices, opens one up to manipulation, ... Views: 138
It is rather simple to mistakenly take an anxiety attack for a real heart attack. In fact, most casual observers would not even know the difference between the two if they see it happening right before their eyes. The clear signs of an anxiety attack reflect the commonly known signs of a heart ... Views: 99
Breathing properly is one of the simplest ways to drain away tension and relieve your stress. By simply changing your breathing patterns, you can rapidly induce a greater state of relaxation. If you can control the way you breath, you have a powerful tool to reduce bodily tension.
Most ... Views: 106
Do you know that behind procrastination often lives a deep fear of failure that paralyses and destroys one's life? Do you know that fear is based on negative beliefs you have about yourself such as: I'm inadequate, I'm unworthy, I'm incapable, I'm useless, and of course I'm a failure to name a ... Views: 139
Do you know that old emotional baggage is the single most important factor blocking your success in life? Do you know that baggage lives in your subconscious mind, outside of your awareness, and pulls the strings that lead to self sabotage, failed relationships, bad decisions, failure, ... Views: 139
The dinner time conversation went better than I expected with Robyn. I convinced her that a temporary move to Bali Indonesia could be an adventure of a lifetime, and that the trip hopefully would help me to drastically change my fearful and negative beliefs that led to my anxiety disorder. ... Views: 105
The Answer Was Right There
I quickly realized that who I surrounded myself with I became! My environment had a massive impact on how I thought, felt and even acted. The more I hung around and practiced with better tennis players than me, the faster I improved my own tennis game. The more ... Views: 101
On the 6th doctor I visited to look deeper into what these agonizing symptoms I was experiencing could be, I got some interesting advice. The advice I was given was unlike what anyone had ever told me before, and in time it showed me a natural path to overcoming my generalized anxiety disorder. ... Views: 102
We must remember that we will always come across inevitable factors that cause pressure and anxiety on us. What we do not know is that it is not really the problems that are difficult to deal with, but our attitude towards the problems. Basically, the cause of stress is your attitude toward ... Views: 142
In today's day-to-day lifestyle, depression is a very familiar disorder. It affects every eighth man and every fourth woman (scary I know). Many of us are actually unaware of the symptoms of depression which include feelings of desperation, compulsive negative thinking, increased or decreased ... Views: 146
I've spoken many times about the importance of all feelings, anger included. With every emotion we experience, we have the ability to learn much about ourselves. No feeling is inherently wrong. It's how we choose to express and use them that determines their value.
In The Secret Side of ... Views: 147
When you suffer from performance anxiety, you know it by your immediate physical reactions and symptoms which include (but are not limited to) feeling sweaty and faint, fear of losing absolute control, trembling, hyperventilating, shaky voice, diarrhea, weakness in the knees, dry mouth, a desire ... Views: 100
Is it really possible to permanently conquer the Fear of Failure? Absolutely! This can be done is such a way that the entire concept and experience of that negative limiting fear will seem foreign and alien to you after the fact. Want to learn more?
In order to get a sneak preview of what ... Views: 116
Take a journey with me to the other side of the fear of rejection.
I'm sure you are aware of what this does to you and to your relationships. It leads to an inability to be truly honest with your partner, to be unable to be spontaneously your self, to have to hide behind a mask that will ... Views: 114
Do you know that self doubt is a toxic negative energy that convinces you you're weak, ineffective, inadequate, unintelligent, incapable, lacking creative potential, undermines self confidence and paralyzes one in an unfulfilling prison that many call life? Do you know self doubt is programmed ... Views: 118
Do you know that many individuals live lives paralyzed by feelings of inadequacy? Do you know that these feelings stem from early negative memories of abuse, neglect, rejection, abandonment, humiliation, etc.?
Do you know those negative memories remain deeply stored in the subconscious mind ... Views: 81
No Man's Land
In tennis, there is an area of the court called "no man's land," located within the two feet in front of the baseline. This is the worst place to stand if you want to be able to return the ball. However, new players don't know this and naturally tend to stand there. Instead of ... Views: 104
Perfect Practice - How often in the sport of tennis for example do two people play against one another that have the same knowledge about their sport, have similar talent levels, and have a great team of coaches behind them, but one athlete comes out and completely takes over the match and ... Views: 111
Do you know that most people experience shyness to some degree? In many cases shyness is so debilitating that it sabotages relationships and career success. Do you know that underneath that shyness lurks a more sinister problem i.e. a deep need for validation, acceptance, appreciation, ... Views: 130
Can you believe this is what I was told by my therapist in just the 3rd session together? I may have just got one of the 'bad batches' of therapist during the time I was dealing with anxiety (and I truly hope so for the sake of the 6.8 million American adults), but deep down I believed that the ... Views: 94
Many years ago, I read a book that spoke about how we need to provide ourselves with self-check ups. It was a strange idea, I thought, because I’m with myself all the time, what on earth do I need to check in about?
But I am sure that we can all relate to ‘catching’ ourselves doing certain ... Views: 23
It was a cold night in the year 2010 at the peak of my generalized anxiety disorder and panic attacks, there I was in my 'man cave' playing the victim and feeling sorry for the people that cared about me and what I was putting them through. To this day I vividly remember the way I walked up ... Views: 152
The key ingredient that puts everything together, impatience is the result of being dissatisfied or angry about slow progress, being overwhelmed by this new direction that you are taking can make you feel like you're losing the motivation to keep on the path of change. Move forward ... Views: 113
It's important to understand that each one of us overcomes anxiety disorders at their own speed. When you experience a certain setback, whether it's recurring fearful and scary thoughts, panic attacks or anything else related to anxiety, the thought process that you should ... Views: 105
Remember this quote because it has turned my life around and will turn yours around as well, “knowing is not enough, we must apply, willing is not enough we must do.”
Taking action makes the result that we want which is overcoming the anxiety disorder possible, life can and ... Views: 134
Building On The Facts,
An absolute necessary tool that has worked for many people that have gone through and overcome their own anxiety disorders is building on the facts. Building on the facts means a full understanding that a panic attack has never hurt anyone or has contributed to lesser ... Views: 130
Becoming Knowledgeable - It's vitally important that once you have accepted that what you have is related to panic and anxiety disorder, you start educating yourself on how panic attacks happen and what generalized anxiety disorder is. Knowledge is a powerful tool that will give you a deeper ... Views: 108
Complete Acceptance - For people that are struggling with GAD, learning to have complete acceptance of the fact that you have an anxiety disorder (and nothing more) as well as accepting the temporary discomforts that come with anxiety provoking experiences, can become highly therapeutic on its ... Views: 103
Sharing What Worked,
I think it's important to share with you how I was able to stay on track and driven to eventually stop my generalised anxiety disorder. In the past I always heard that diet was important in dealing with gad symptoms and panic attacks and it's all in your head type of ... Views: 120
So you want to begin turning your negative beliefs around. Here is how to begin, buy yourself a notebook that is small enough to carry around comfortably during your daily life. On the front of the book, write "A Fresh Start". This book will be your best friend and will be your go-to guide when ... Views: 139
You are being conned!
Plain and simple, anxiety is the greatest con artist you will ever come across. For 6 years during my battle with panic and anxiety, I always thought that danger was lurking right behind me like a shadow, ready to take my life from me or make me lose my mind completely! ... Views: 108
We met a few college seniors and they were headed to a house party nearby and we decided to tag along. We met many drunk party animals that night, and although we were all having a good time mingling with each other, in the back of my mind I was trying to answer a few very important questions: ... Views: 138
I had to have another practice session that day to get over what had happened so I worked my tail off and practiced for a good two hours, but no prize money in this event meant I needed to be even more stingy with my money. My other two friends also lost in the first round, so all in all it ... Views: 144
The dangers of negative and stressful imagery can leave you feeling awful. There is the opposite to that which comes in the form of positive imagery. As I've learned, visualization powers your ability to rediscover your inner resources and refuel your outer expressions when stress is on the ... Views: 126