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Paola is Colombian native. She loves soccer, cinema, music and literature. She is an amateur sports journalist and a Barcelona and América de Cali fan. She is also involved in social causes and human rights collectives.
Paola es originaria de Bogotá, Colombia. Le encantan el fútbol, el cine, la música y la literatura. Es una periodista deportiva amateur y fanática del FC Barcelona y América de Cali. También está involucrada en causas sociales y colectivos de derechos humanos.
Meditation & Affirmations
Saying Goodbye to Stress, Anxiety,
and Panic Attacks
Spanish and English
Adios Anxiety Meditation Album (Mp3, English)
Digital download Mp3. Written and record by licensed psychotherapist, Grace Ohikere, MFT, Adiós Anxiety is a meditation and affirmations album designed for those living with elevated levels of stress, anxiety, and panic attacks.
Track 1 is a guided meditation, intended to relax muscle tension, increase a sense of safety, and calm repetitive preoccupation.
Track 2 is an uplifting affirmation track, created to reassure self-doubt, motivate indecision, and provoke positive thinking.
Versión en Español
Adiós Ansiedad álbum (Mp3, Español)
Version Mp3. Empiece a relajar los nervios y mejorar su estado de ánimo con la meditación guiada y afirmaciones. Los audios son escritos y grabados por una terapeuta licenciada, quién se especializa en reducir la ansiedad y resolver la experiencias traumáticas.
Adios Anxiety: A Video Series Course
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Adios Anxiety: A Video Series Course
Education, Research-Based Theory, Coping Skills, and Practice to Manage Anxiety
Adios Anxiety: A Video Series Course incorporates education, research-based theory, coping skills, and -in-course practice of newly learned stress and anxiety management techniques. , stress reduction, teaches mindfulness meditation , builds coping skills, and offers in-course relaxation exercises. It is designed for those who would like to learn about psychological principles from a real licensed psychotherapist apply easy-to-learn skills right away. The course focuses on material that would be best helpful for anyone struggling with stress, anxiety, and panic attacks.
Session 1- Introduction (4:40)
The instructor discusses her experience working with anxiety and stress issues and reviews the layout of the course offered.
Session 2 - Where Does Anxiety Come From? (09:22)
The origins of anxiety and stress are discussed from the perspectives of biology, trauma, and modeling. The function of anxiety is explained and differentiated from when anxiety becomes overwhelming or excessive.
Session 3 - Untwisting Anxious Thinking (11:14)
A segment about cognitive distortions which can lead to negative or anxious thinking.
Session 4 - Challenging Automatic Negative Thoughts (06:43)
An instructional segment that shows how to break down the sequence of an anxious thought, challenge it, and replace it.
Session 5 - Deep Breathing, Three Techniques for Relief (16:19)
The instructor teaches 3 different basic breathing techniques to counteract the physical sensations of anxiety and stress.
Session 6 - Easing Physical Tension (13:32)
An instructional exercise for eating physical tension through a physical progressive muscle relaxation.
*Any student with physical pain or illness should observe the segment before practicing the progressive muscle relaxation exercise to assess if it is appropriate. One should always consult with their physician if there have any questions regarding this segment or any other segment on this video series.
Session 7 - Coping With Stress Using the 5 Senses (15:01)
The instructor utilizes sight, sound, scent, and taste to show a variety of easy ways to stay mindful in the present moment with affordable household items.
Session 8 - Mindfulness Meditation (14:39)
A mindfulness meditation exercise for easy listening and relaxation. Students are recommended to find a comfortable place and to listen with their eyes closed or gaze gently at the visually relaxing nature images.
*Please note that this is an audio track taken from the album, Adios Anxiety: Saying Goodbye to Stress, Anxiety, and Panic attacks. If you enjoy this track, you may also enjoy the album which includes an additional track of affirmations for anxiety and stress.
***Please note that this course is not intended to diagnose, treat, prevent, or cure any disease, mental disorder, or illness. Always seek consultation from a physician should you have any questions about stress, anxiety, or curiosity if this course may be right for you. Do not operate a motor vehicle while viewing this course, as it applies strategies for stress and anxiety-reduction that may promote drowsiness.