If you feel stuck in your anxiety, then listen to this episode.

First of all, you are not your anxiety. Your anxiety is just a habit, and like any habit, it’s something that you can change. But in order to change a habit, you first need to understand why it’s there and what function it serves. Then you will be able to take control of that habit, and get rid of your anxiety. 

Anxiety. Worry. Stress. It all sucks, and we all experience it. That’s because it’s a part of the brain that deals with perceived threats in your environment. That’s actually good--it means your brain is working to protect you, but sometimes that anxiety becomes a habit after the threat is gone (or was never real in the first place).

Once you understand how anxiety works, you’ll be able to see it as a habit or program that your brain automatically runs. Because it’s a habit, you can change it but not on the conscious level. You need to address that habit subconsciously in order to transform it on the neurological level. I’m going to show you how to do that in this episode.

What we’ll talk about in this episode

  • Why positivity thinking just won’t work to change your anxiety
  • What is horizontal thinking? How is this related to anxiety, and how can you learn to think differently?
  • Anxiety is a survival mechanism. The fact that you have it is proof that you’ve survived. But now it’s time to control it
  • Stop identifying yourself with your anxiety. You are not an anxious person. You’re a person who has anxious thoughts. And thoughts are something you can control
  • What snakes in life are you reacting to that aren’t really there? (Yeah, I know what does that even mean? Look, this one is hard to explain, so...you kind of just need to listen)
  • Two ways to control your anxiety
  • What exactly is hypnosis? (hint: it’s actually a state where your brain can’t experience anxiety)

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