Podcast #143 – All About Anxiety

Welcome to Brain Software Podcast, Episode # 143, and if you’re feeling anxious, you’re in the right place!  Today, Chris Thompson and Mike Mandel talk all about anxiety and how to deal with it…

Special Announcement:

We have just released our new course, The Anxiety Solution

It’s the Fritz and Jeff Show!

(More like awesome show…) We’re here, and you’re there, and the hypnotic storm still rages worldwide!

But since you’re asking…

Whatever happened to that old tranquility we used to know?

THESE ARE DAYS OF VICTORY!!!

  • The Word of the Year is working well for us…How about you?
  • We’re supposed to talk about anxiety and cold-reading…Will we get there?
  • Architecture of Hypnosis is coming up in April! So is Bob Burns
  • We are not at St Michael’s College or the University of Toronto! Honest…
  • Laura’s question deals with limiting beliefs?
  • Break some of the legs off and a belief will collapse…
  • The Triple Warmer tapping will install new beliefs…
  • “How does that belief serve you?”

THINK TANK WORDS:    BOWL    INITIATIVE     PRINCE

  • YES, as mentioned in the podcast, our Anxiety Solution is available!
  • The anxious feeling comes from the amygdala…
  • Anxiety is low-level fear and can grow into panic attacks…
  • Itching is low-level pain…
  • It can be dramatically reduced though…
  • You must intercept anxiety as soon as possible!
  • Fear can cause auditory exclusion…
  • Fight Flight Freeze Response
  • Inappropriate anger can be the fight response…
  • You probably cannot eliminate all anxiety…
  • There are 2 pathways to anxiety – Amygdala anxiety can hit suddenly!
  • Cortex driven anxiety can come from overthinking and worry…
  • Rewire Your Anxious Brain is an excellent book!
  • A bump on the roof…a branch or a grenade?
  • Purely imagined pictures and conclusions can lead from cortex to to amygdala response…
  • Cold reading isn’t in the works today, folks!
  • Anxiety can release chemicals like cortisol!
  • Getting anxiety under control is essential for general health…

Commercial Break:  The Shyzzjigg Corporation

  • Check with your doctor! We are educators…
  • 7:11 Breathing can help you feel better!
  • Pursing your lips can help slow the exhale and switch on the parasympathetic nervous system…
  • Switch off overthinking in the cortex initiating pathway by holding your thumb!
  • Feel for the pulsation in your gripping hand…
  • Squeezing the index finger can shut of panic attacks!

Empowering Questions: When I evaluate my life…what is it that I’m most excited about that will enable me to rise to the top in a crucial area of my life…and how awesome will I feel when that happens?

The Metafive: The three seagulls

Ending: Dennis Bryce-Morgan and the bet

Please leave a rating in Apple Podcasts, and send us your questions for future episodes!  You can either email them as text or record them using your phone’s voice recorder and email us the audio file! Email address is info(at)mikemandelhypnosis.com

Important Links and Reminders:

New course: The Anxiety Solution

Free video course on conversational hypnosis, also contains free companion mobile app.

Come and join us at the Architecture of Hypnosis training in Toronto! April is open to register now!

See all of our upcoming live events here.

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