Anxiety reminds us that we
are human. It’s a natural, anchoring response we all have but don’t want.
Just writing about it gives
me the willies.
Listening to any Paraliminal
often calms anxiety right away, but the best, by far, is Anxiety-Free.
This Paraliminal has two
sessions. Listening to Session A calms anxiety by transforming it into positive
Session B handles fears
about objects or impending events. Objects could be a juicy spider. Impending
events could involve losing your job, a faltering relationship, giving a
speech, illness, or what have you. It doesn’t matter, because…
Do you ever wish you could
feel more empathy toward a peer than you do? Or that you could feel less
attraction toward a toxic person in your life? Or that you should be more
excited for an upcoming vacation?
Whether the emotion you
desire is pleasant or unpleasant, your ability to feel the emotions you think
you should feel could be impacting your happiness and well-being,
suggests research from the American Psychological Association.
Researchers surveyed 2,324
students from eight countries on 1) the emotions they desired to feel, 2) the
emotions they actually felt, and 3) their levels of life satisfaction and
participants who experienced the emotions they desired—both pleasant and
unpleasant—were happier overall, reporting greater well-being and fewer
A grandchild, a puppy,
success in your career, or a shiny new pair of sneakers? No matter what tops
your list, consider sharing an extra smile, making a quick “thank you” call, or
offering a warm hug.
Expressing your gratitude
has numerous health benefits, claim Stephen M. Yoshimura, Ph.D., and Kassandra
Berzins of the University of Montana in an article published in the National
Communication Association’s Review of Communication.
associates with many positive social, psychological, and health states, such as
an increased likelihood of helping others, optimism, exercise, and reduced
reports of physical symptoms,” the authors stated, referencing recent research.