Episode 72: Solving Anxiety with Michelle Biton

In this episode of the Conscious Fertility Podcast, host Lorne Brown engages in a conversation with health coach Michelle Biton about coping with anxiety and stress. Michelle shares her personal journey of helping her daughter manage anxiety and how it led her to develop a five-step program called ALARM to address and manage symptoms of anxiety. The discussion delves into the intricacies of the parasympathetic and sympathetic nervous systems, offering practical techniques to activate the parasympathetic response and mitigate anxiety symptoms.

Key themes covered in the episode include the spectrum of anxiety symptoms, the importance of activating the parasympathetic nervous system and practical steps to move forward and take action to improve mental well-being. By integrating simple yet powerful tools into daily practice, individuals can achieve a sense of calm and resilience amidst life’s challenges.

Key Takeaways:

  • Learn to activate the parasympathetic nervous system to calm anxiety symptoms effectively.
  • Practice mindfulness and acceptance to acknowledge that emotions are temporary and avoid unnecessary layering of thoughts and emotions.
  • Utilize simple techniques like breathing exercises, humming, cold therapy, and exercise to shift from a state of alarm to a state of calm.
  • Set goals, take action, and adopt a holistic approach to improve mental health and well-being.
  • Embrace the power of presence and acceptance to navigate through challenging emotions and cultivate resilience.

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