by Andrea Polard | Feb 10, 2014 | ANXIETY
Five things to try when your mind spins out of control.
Originally posted in Psychology Today
I don’t think anyone in his or her right mind wishes to be completely fearless. At least after the fact of a close encounter we can appreciate when our internal warning signal is aligned with a red traffic light, preventing us to cross the street and become roadkill. However, I don’t know anybody who appreciates being afraid for no good reason, or even just anxious about future events — which is the definition of worry. (more…)
by Andrea Polard | Jan 24, 2014 | ANXIETY
Zen Psychology does not begin with a concept of your self or your problems, but with an open mind. The intervention emerges within the sacred space of kind attention, deep listening, and questioning. When I meet a person who wishes to widen his or her inner space to let go of worry, (more…)