In this episode Kelli and Erica share a new (and potentially fun) version of a gratitude exercise.
In this episode Kelli is joined by guest Dr. Amy Johnson to explore the idea that there could be a difference between the mind and brain.
As a compliment to the last episode, Kelli shares a visualization exercise that can help us navigate our travel anxiety.
In this episode Kelli is joined by her husband Andy to answer a listener's question about panic attacks while traveling. Kelli and Andy share some personal experiences and insights they've gained about traveling with anxiety and panic attacks (hint: anxiety is an inherent part of traveling for most people).
In this episode Erica lets us in on her 5 minute meditation practice. If your meditation sessions look anything like hers, fear not, you're doing it right!
In this episode Kelli shares a trick that can come in handy during moments of high anxiety or even panic attacks.
In this episode Kelli and Erica talk about why our heart races, flutters, and even "skips a beat" when we're feeling anxious.
In this episode Kelli is joined by guest Tara Lepore. Despite panic disorder with agoraphobia, Tara has traveled the world for both pleasure and her work as a paleontologist. While a nomadic lifestyle may look impossible for those of us in the midst of anxiety, Tara shares some helpful experiences and insights as to how and why it's 100% possible.
In this episode Erica shares a few realizations from her recent birthday while Kelli chimes in too. If you don't look forward to a parade of waiters singing happy birthday to you at your birthday dinner celebration, then this episode is definitely for you!
In this episode Kelli shares a mindfulness exercise that is particularly helpful when you're feeling short on willpower and finding yourself about to engage in a less-than-helpful habit.
In this episode Kelli answers a listener's question about why we keep falling for the same fears and worries over and over again.
In this episode Kelli is joined by guest Rachel Grant to talk about thriving, despite the trauma of childhood sexual abuse. Rachel shares a lot of insights and knowledge (and personal experience) that will apply to any type of trauma.
In this episode Kelli shares a simple and easy way to stimulate the relaxation response.
In this episode Kelli and Erica go through the actual biology of the fight or flight response, the response that causes all those "fun" physical, mental, and emotional symptoms we experience while feeling anxious.
In this episode Kelli answers a question from one of our listeners about a technique called "tapping" (otherwise knows as Emotional Freedom Technique) to alleviate anxiety.
In this episode Kelli and Erica talk about weathering emotional storms, because if you're human, they're going to happen. Kelli and Erica share some knowledge and insights that help them move through an emotional funk, whether it's anxiety, sadness, grief, anger, or just feeling "blah."
Join Kelli as she addresses a listener's question. Chinese food and Harry Potter are somehow relevant (nay... crucial) in answering the question at hand.
Join Kelli and guest Michelle Moorhead from MoorMindfulness as Michelle shares her experience with anxiety, cancer, and mindfulness.
In this short and sweet episode, Kelli and Erica answer a listener's question regarding the biggest "game changer" in their anxiety journey.
Last week Kelli and Erica talked about coming out of the anxiety closet and sharing their story. This week's episode is all about how to hear someone else's story.
Join Kelli and Erica as they chat about motivation again (it's a big topic). Kelli and Erica share how their daily life was once motivated entirely by fear - fear of failing, fear of feeling lost, fear of being alone, etc. If you feel like fear is driving too much of your daily life, tune in to hear more about what has helped us shift toward a more sustainable motivator than fear (spoiler alert: it has something to do with values).
Join Kelli and Erica as they talk about what helped them share their personal anxiety stories with friends and family. Topics covered during this chat include authenticity, vulnerability, and connection (and sweating, because sweating is a direct result of all these things).
Join Kelli and Erica as they chat about what insights and "ah-hah" moments actually look and feel like. Spoiler alert: Sometimes an "ah-hah" moment comes while writhing around on the ground from the pain of a sprained ankle while a dog poops next to your head.
Join Kelli and guest Crystal Saltrelli as they discuss challenging circumstances, thoughts, and emotional suffering. Both Kelli and Crystal were once firm believers that circumstances caused suffering, now they can see that's not entirely true. Tune in to hear more!
Join Kelli and Erica as they chat about regret, something we all experience at one time or another. Fear of regret can cause a lot of anxiety when we're trying to decide whether or not to take on a challenge that pushes our comfort zone. Tune in if you'd like to hear more about regret.