Mental and Emotional Responses to Fear & Anxiety

As a Life Transitions/Relationship Coach and Feldenkrais Practitioner opportunities have been available to explore the long-term physical, mental and emotional effects of long-term fear and anxiety. Here are some of the mental & emotional  characteristics that have presented themselves in cases:

Flight & Fight

  • analytical
  • solution orientated versus integrative
  • self absorbed on self image
  • self judging of own self-image
  • judgement of others self-image
  • resistant to change
  • highly reactive to external stimulus
  • reactive
  • quick to justify thoughts, opinions before hearing and reflecting to consider new information
  • confidence based upon comparisons to others (short lasting)
  • cannot compliment self or others
  • prone to jealousy
  • lack of self-empathy
  • lack of empathy for others
  • takes incoming perspectives, opinions and beliefs personally
  • doesn’t include others perspectives, opinions, dreams in making personal decisions and choices
  • cannot understand why others aren’t in agreement with their hopes and dreams
  • quick to blame

Read more  …… Physical Attributes of Chronic Fear & Anxiety – What is your habitual body reaction?

FREEZE

  • sensitive
  • slow to act
  • quiet
  • works hard
  • withdrawn
  • quiet
  • alone
  • take time before making decisions
  • empathy for others, less for self
  • put others first
  • takes things personally
  • sad, hurt, resentful
  • depressed
  • lack of self value

Read more  …… Physical Attributes of Chronic Fear & Anxiety – What is your habitual body reaction?

The intent of this article is in the context of how  communication and movement can support the decrease of anxiety, stress & fear. Values & Empathy integration in communication for transforming disconnection into connection and movement for calming one’s nervous system.

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Read more on right & left side of brain reactions to stress

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Renee Lindstrom, GCFP,
Feldenkrais® Practitioner since 2007, Communication,  Empathy,  Values Coach since 2004, Art of Placement  since 2000, Labyrinths of Victoria since 2012, #yyj Peace Week Grassroots Calendar Founder

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