This is a special edition of “Brandler Bits“. This presentation was done for health care workers on May 1, 2020. It addresses the issue of how to deal with anxiety during the pandemic. This episode addresses cognitive, behavioral, and experiential aspects of anxiety, and what strategies can be used for anxiety reduction.
In this edition of Brandler Bits, we introduce an quick and easy anxiety reduction technique. It is as simple as taking a few breaths, and identifying sensory experiences–what you see, what you hear, what you smell, what you touch and what you taste. If you are feeling anxious use this technique and you will be much calmer!
In the latest edition of Brandler Bits, we discuss how the possessive word “my” is symptomatic of self centered behavior. Examples of this selfish behavior are given. In addition recommendations for change are offered.
Happy New Year! In this edition of Brandler Bits we examine the time honored tradition of New Year’s Resolutions. We identify why these resolutions do not work and lead to more frustration. We identify the strategies that will make your 2020 a successful year of change.
In the latest edition of Brandler Bits, learn about the phrase “Inconvenient Not Tragic”. The phrase give us all some perspective on recognizing the hassles and inconveniences of daily life . By being grateful that these things are NOT tragedies, we can change how we see these issues.
In the latest edition of Brandler Bits, learn about Seasonal Affective Disorder(SAD). SAD is depression which has seasonal components. Many people in the northeast have symptoms of SAD without having the diagnosis. Identify strategies to improve SAD.