Archive for January, 2015

Coming back from the holidays is sometimes more stressful than the holidays themselves, so I thought I’d repost last year’s post about easing holiday anxiety. Happy New Year 🙂

Lynda Skeen's Shamanic Musings

This time of year can be especially stressful for those of us prone to free-floating anxiety.  One of my strategies for coping with anxiety is simplifying my to-do list, which is one reason I haven’t been updating my blog much lately.  But I thought it might be helpful to collect and share my thoughts about what works for me to ease stress.  Please note that these are just my two-cents; I am not a medical practitioner; these are just my personal experiences, observations, and suggestions.

When we’re in the throes of feeling panicky, whether it’s a full-blown panic attack or the precursor stages of your brain freezing up and your palms sweating, it’s a little late to do any prep work.  So I’ll start by offering some suggesting for triage, things that have helped me get back in my body and functioning again.

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