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You may be social distancing, but are you psychological distancing? Anxiety and OCD can have a serious impact on our ability to live the lives we want to live, but that doesn’t mean we have to relate to every anxious thought as though it is a threat. In her debut episode, real anxiety patient “Catherine” shares her best tips and tricks for defusing anxiety and injecting lightness through distancing.
Disclaimer: Please consult your doctor or therapist before attempting any strategies shared.
3:09 – Intolerance of uncertainty
4:41 – Anxious uncertainty
6:31 – Generalized anxiety
9:37 – Biological sensitivity to anxiety
10:51 – Going to the worst case scenario
13:10 – Defusing anxiety with distancing
15:13 – The Google spiral
17:44 – Signal vs. noise technique
20:35 – Boundaries
22:37 – Sense of worthiness
23:48 – Procrastination and perfectionism
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