Show 099 Float On Epson Salts and What Is Stress?

Your body makes decisions all day long calibrating the appropriate amount of stress necessary to keep you safe. Sometimes there is too much to handle. Or sometimes there may be a enclosed water pool in your future. All things are possible.

In this episode, a look at stress and how it can play a role in anxiety conditions, panic attacks and phobias.

You are not a candle in the wind,  there is support.  Contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, the Trevor Project at 1-866-488-7386 or text “START” to 741-741.

Resources Mentioned: 

From National Public Radio's Morning Edition, Floating Away Your Anxiety And Stress.

Miami Herald's article about Psychological Trauma is  Invisible in Long Term Toll of Megastorms.

Nic and Pancho Meditation video; you are not the only one that can't do more than a minute.

Psychology Today Stress Basics  - good description of the stress process.

Women's page on stress and anxiety.

National Institute of Mental Health 5 Things You Should Know about Stress You can read the page on the site or download it as a PDF

Villanova University Office of Health Promotion has a 16 page stress management guide that you can download that has actionable steps to handling stress reactions. page on Using Self-Help Techniques for Dealing with Stress.


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This blog and podcast is intended for informational and educational purposes only. Nothing in this program is intended to be a substitute for professional psychological, psychiatric or medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.