Anxiety and Depression – Part I

Continuing our journey to explore and understand anxiety! You will find out how might people develop anxiety disorders, how anxious you are generally in life and how to cope with your anxiety with the mindfulness meditation exercise.

Our Topic Today: How to Measure Anxiety Level and Practicing Mindfulness

  • An integrative model of anxiety disorders
  • Anxiety check-in
  • Mindfulness Meditation Exercise

Integrative Model of Anxiety Disorders

  • Biological Influences
  • Social Influences
  • Behavioral Influences
  • Emotional and Cognitive Influences
  • Trigger e.g. stressful circumstances

Anxiety Check-In

  • The Self-Analysis Questionnaire
  • Measure your general level of anxiety
  • 10 questions in total

Mindfulness Meditation Exercises

  • a breath awareness exercise [41:06]
  • takes 3 minutes, easy and quick to implement in life
  • you can do it anywhere anytime fitting your preferences
  • Benefits include
    1. help you focus on the present moment
    2. restore calm in yourself
    3. expand your awareness to your everyday life
    4. improve your physical and psychological health

 

Take-away messages

  • Understand your trait anxiety level so you know where to begin with emotion management
  • With adaptive and flexible coping strategies, you are less likely to develop anxiety disorders and will be better at managing your emotions

Resources Mentioned

Self-Analysis Questionnaire (trait anxiety) – measures your general anxiety level in life, that is how you generally feel about your life and situations that might trigger anxious feelings, with scoring keys provided.

Get the PDF!

Questions for You to Think Upon

  • Have you noticed anything new about yourself during the mindfulness mediation?
  • How did you feel after the mindfulness exercise?

 

Leave your comments below on the show notes page or you could tell me directly. I would love to hear your thoughts, and your story might just be the right inspiration for someone who’s dealing with anxiety, so they could learn how to deal with anxious thoughts.

 

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Anxiety and Depression – Part I

Continuing our journey to explore and understand anxiety! You will find out how might people develop anxiety disorders, how anxious you are generally in life and how to cope with your anxiety with the mindfulness meditation exercise.

Our Topic Today: How to Measure Anxiety Level and Practicing Mindfulness

  • An integrative model of anxiety disorders
  • Anxiety check-in
  • Mindfulness Meditation Exercise

Integrative Model of Anxiety Disorders

  • Biological Influences
  • Social Influences
  • Behavioral Influences
  • Emotional and Cognitive Influences
  • Trigger e.g. stressful circumstances

Anxiety Check-In

  • The Self-Analysis Questionnaire
  • Measure your general level of anxiety
  • 10 questions in total

Mindfulness Meditation Exercises

  • a breath awareness exercise [41:06]
  • takes 3 minutes, easy and quick to implement in life
  • you can do it anywhere anytime fitting your preferences
  • Benefits include
    1. help you focus on the present moment
    2. restore calm in yourself
    3. expand your awareness to your everyday life
    4. improve your physical and psychological health

 

Take-away messages

  • Understand your trait anxiety level so you know where to begin with emotion management
  • With adaptive and flexible coping strategies, you are less likely to develop anxiety disorders and will be better at managing your emotions

Resources Mentioned

Self-Analysis Questionnaire (trait anxiety) – measures your general anxiety level in life, that is how you generally feel about your life and situations that might trigger anxious feelings, with scoring keys provided.

Get the PDF!

Questions for You to Think Upon

  • Have you noticed anything new about yourself during the mindfulness mediation?
  • How did you feel after the mindfulness exercise?

 

Leave your comments below on the show notes page or you could tell me directly. I would love to hear your thoughts, and your story might just be the right inspiration for someone who’s dealing with anxiety, so they could learn how to deal with anxious thoughts.

 

Remember to download your free resource guide 

Download

 

 Thanks for listening to Happy Mind Travel

Support Us by sharing this show with people you love to spread the positive energy out or leave me an honest rating and review on iTunes!

     

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