Anxiety

Use Tapping (EFT) to Relieve Stress, Clear Negative Emotions & Feel Safe

By Nicole Urdang | April 22, 2017
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Have you heard about Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) or Tapping? Nick and Jessica Ortner recently hosted the Ninth Annual Tapping Summit which explored many possible ways this method helps you deal with stress, physical issues, anxiety, grief, guilt, depression, relationships, work challenges, parenting, and trauma. All of these benefit from Tapping’s almost-immediate calming of your nervous system. […]

How to feel safe in the midst of suffering

By Nicole Urdang | May 31, 2016
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People are like plants: they grow toward the light. I chose science because science gave me what I needed—a home as defined in the most literal sense: a safe place to be. Hope Jahren If you had a childhood full of drama, yelling, violence, addiction, over-controlling or neglectful parents, it can be especially difficult to […]

Sitting With Discomfort

By Nicole Urdang | September 1, 2011
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I have a confession to make: I don’t believe you can feel happy 24/7, any more than you can feel anything every minute for your entire life. We are designed to feel a broad spectrum of emotions because, so far, they have kept us safe and helped perpetuate the human race. We all know how […]

Anxiety: A Multi-dimensional Approach To Peace

By Nicole Urdang | July 12, 2011
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Everyone feels anxious sometimes. Our technologically driven society has accelerated the pace at which people live, increasing the pressure to be available 24/7 and handle everything immediately. Along with all the other stresses of daily life in the 21st century, like jobs, family care, food preparation, education, home maintenance, doctor appointments, recreation, and socializing, this […]

Grounding Techniques To Calm Anxiety & Panic

By Nicole Urdang | April 22, 2009
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When overwhelmed by life, it is easy to feel as if you are walking on quicksand.  One manifestation of rootlessness is depersonalization, feeling separate from your body. It is often a result of post-traumatic stress, but can also be triggered by an abundance of current stress. This disjointed feeling can create a fair amount of […]

Herbs & Homeopathy for Anxiety, Insomnia, Stress, etc.

By Nicole Urdang | September 27, 2008
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The following is a list of various herbal and homeopathic remedies for the major side-effects of separation and divorce: depression, anxiety, insomnia, stress, and repetitive thoughts. Naturally, it is also useful for the same emotions, whatever their source. PLEASE CONSULT WITH YOUR MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL BEFORE USING THESE OR ANY OTHER REMEDIES, ESPECIALLY IF YOU ARE […]