During the past 2 weeks we have had 5 students go through major life changes.
Decisions about job offers from competitors.
Employment status changes.
Relationship status changes.
Diagnosis of health conditions.
First, folks that recently connected with us
Tai Chi Chuan Europe @TaichichuanEU
Applied Awareness @time4meditation
Richard Malone @kung_fu_panda73
Lee Davey @bennywaffle
Cherokee Whole Health connected with us.
Turning Worry into a useful emotion.
All of these circumstances stimulate worry. Worry is One of the Seven basic emotions, and it is also a protective emotion, so we don't want it shut off, but we don't want it running wild either.
In todays podcast :
The old teachings and modern research on the Emotion of Worry.
Already Induced Worry :
For Children and Adults
4 techniques that will not work, ever
3 techniques that can bring someone from thick worry.
Professor Cohen discusses in his book:
How to recognize when your worry has gone to far
Prevention of Over Worry.
Recognize the difference between Worriers and Handlers
10 Habits that Handlers have.
How Does Worry Show Up in Your Martial Arts?
What is its Effect?
Shortly after I posted this podcast, a listener messaged me :
I just finished listening to the last Tibetan Kung fu episode about worrying. Best episode I've heard so far. It came at just the right time in my life and I appreciate it. Well done and thank you.
I will refer to three different Professors who study the emotion of worry for a living.
Most recent studies with real life testing.
Old teaching and how it hasn't changed a bit tody.
Amanda Chan : Dr. Moser and Dr. Purdon in Huffington Post Article
Article : Psychology Today
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