Working With Anxiety: Focused Concentration

Working With Anxiety: Focused Concentration If you’ve ever come across guided meditations online or in a book, you’ve probably noticed that a lot of them begin by asking you to bring your attention to your breath. This is not just a way of relaxing you… …it’s a practice in focus and concentration. The fact that [...]

Working With Anxiety: Acceptance (Part 2)

Breaking The Cycle of Anxiety with Curiosity In the previous post I talked a little about the ‘close friend’ exercise, as a way of responding to our own anxiety in a more useful and compassionate way. One of the great things about this exercise is that we can take a step back from our anxiety, [...]