Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Episode 021 Dental Anxiety or Maybe Something More...

A heartfelt episode. I should say a tooth-felt episode because the pain of wisdom is rocking the house tonight. It is a cavity of sensations but it doesn't have to be this way.



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Saturday, November 21, 2015

Chronic Stress and Your Brain Video from TED-Ed

There is good stress and bad stress and if you constantly have the bad kind then you are in a world of trouble.

Cognitive trouble. Losing what good sense you have kind of trouble.





This is a video from the TED-Ed series about the biochemical reactions to constantly being under a stress state.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Episode 020 More on CAM for Anxiety and Panic Disorders

There is a lot to check out in this weeks podcast. Taking a look at how complementary and alternative medicine can help with anxiety and panic disorders. I have a list of resources. Be skeptical but open to the possible.



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Breathe Baby Breathe or Fill It Up

In the next episode I'll have a short breathing exercise. I'll also talk more about CAM and related resources.




In the meantime, for those of you that want the scientific, medically validated version of why deep breathing is important, especially for those of us that have an anxiety or panic disorder, this video by Dr. Berg should give you the details.

Yes, you can be air hungry!

Fill-up and feast on the air before somebody puts a meter on it.

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Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Episode 019 Overview of Complementary and Alternative Medicine and the book Furiously Happy

In this episode, Jenny Lawson’s book Furiously Happy and a overview of Complementary and Alternative Medicine.




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Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Episode 018 - Recap of Treatment Options and CBD Brownies

Short episode this week. I want to do a brief re-cap of the treatment options which are:


  • Medical which includes pharmaceuticals 
  • Behavioral Health and that includes psychologists, counselors, social workers, marriage and family therapy and more.
  • Relaxation and Meditative Skills that can include Thai Chi, Yoga, Breathing skills, meditation 
  • Technology that includes apps, software and hardware treatments.
  • And X = the unknown.
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Auntie Delores CBD Vegan Brownies that may or may not be of help to those seeking a more mellow means of stress reduction. http://auntiedolores.com/ad_products/cbd-chocolate-brownie

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