The Mind Zone

How the voices in your head handle fight, flight and freeze responses

Tara Brach is a spiritual teacher who focuses on the importance of inner compassion and kindness. She is famous for her book 'Radical Acceptance' and her 'RAIN' (Recognise, Allow, Investigate, Nurture) methodology used for processing difficult emotions. In a recent youtube talk titled 'Transforming your relationship with Anxiety', Tara covered the ways in which fight,… Continue reading How the voices in your head handle fight, flight and freeze responses

The Mind Zone

How to reduce anxiety for an upcoming stressful event

Everybody has to experience anxiety-inducing days at some point in their life. This might be the first day of a new job, meeting the in-laws, having a difficult conversation or when big changes take place such as moving house. For me, the anxiety seems to start when the date of an event is finalised, I… Continue reading How to reduce anxiety for an upcoming stressful event