Mindfulness

Emily Clark, MSW, on Shame

Survivors of sexual violence often carry a great deal of shame and self blame. In this episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush and her guest, Emily Clark, MSW, talk about overcoming shame and finding confidence in recovery from sexual assault.

 

Sharon Martin on Perfectionism and Anxiety

Pressure to perform perfectly can come from many places—society, the people around us and, very often, from inside ourselves. Perfectionism can add to our anxiety and stress. It can keep us from trying new things for fear of failure. In this episode of the Woman Worriers podcast, host Elizabeth Cush, of Progression Counseling in Annapolis, Md., talks with Sharon Martin, a San Francisco Bay-area counselor and author of the Happily Imperfect blog and The CBT Workbook for Perfectionism. They share insights into how perfectionism holds us back and offer strategies to help you overcome perfectionist behaviors and bring your life into balance.

 

Susan Piver on The Four Noble Truths of Love

Can mindfulness help your marriage? In this episode of Woman Worriers Annapolis-based therapist Elizabeth Cush talks with Susan Piver, meditation teacher and author of The Four Noble Truths of Love, about the Buddhist perspective on relationships.

 

Elizabeth Cush on Healing Through Storytelling

Exploring your story can help you put the past in a new perspective. In this episode of the Woman Worriers podcast, host Elizabeth Cush shares her story of sexual abuse and talks about how telling it helped her heal.

 

Marisa Goudy on The Healing Power of Writing

If you have ever wondered whether you have a story inside you, this episode of “Woman Worriers” is for you. Annapolis-based therapist Elizabeth Cush talks with Marisa Goudy, a writer and writing coach, about helping women find their voices and the healing power of writing.

 

Nicole Burgess On Introverted Women

If you’ve ever wondered whether you might be an introvert, this episode of “Woman Worriers” is for you. Annapolis-based therapist Elizabeth Cush talks with Nicole Burgess, LMFT, an empowerment mentor for introverted women, about what it means to be an introvert, how anxiety impacts you if you are introverted, and how introverted women can take care of themselves.

 

Jenna Hollenstein on Mindful Eating

If dieting leaves you discouraged—maybe even a little depressed—this episode of Woman Worriers will give you hope. Host Elizabeth Cush talks with Jenna Hollenstein, a nutrition therapist, about the damage that the “diet culture” has done and how mindful eating can help us get in touch with the wisdom of our bodies.

 

Elizabeth Cush on Present Moment Awareness

In the midst of the holiday season — and all the activities and emotions that entails — give yourself the gift of being in the present moment. Elizabeth Cush, host of Woman Worriers, offers a mindfulness exercise to help you feel more grounded.

 

Elizabeth Cush on Holiday Stress

The holidays are upon us — and for many they bring anxiety or sadness. Even if you love the holidays, you can feel overwhelmed. Elizabeth Cush, host of Woman Worriers, offers tips for taking care of yourself during this often stressful season.

Kat Kaeni on Maternal Mental Health

Many women struggle emotionally after the birth of a child. In this episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush interviews Kat Kaeni, a psychologist from Claremont, Calif., who specializes in maternal mental health, about postpartum mood disorders and how to get help for the anxiety or depression.

Dr. Ellis Edmunds on Mindfulness, Anxiety and Relationships

Women aren’t the only worriers. In this episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush interviews Dr. Ellis Edmunds, a clinical psychologist who often treats men with anxiety, about how practicing mindfulness can help you enrich and grow your relationships.

Rebecca Wong on Anxiety, Intimacy and Relationships

Relationship skills don’t always come naturally. In this episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush interviews Rebecca Wong, LCSW, a relationship therapist, about relationships, intimacy, anxiety, building healthy boundaries, communicating effectively, bringing mindfulness into the moment and more.

Laurie J. Cameron On Mindfulness

Can mindfulness make a difference in your life? In this episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush interviews author and mindfulness leadership coach Laurie J. Cameron about her new book, The Mindful Day: Practical Ways to Find Focus, Calm, and Joy from Morning to Evening.

Elizabeth Cush On Managing Anxiety

Sooner or later, you’re going to hit your anxiety head on. In this episode of the Woman Worriers podcast, host Elizabeth Cush shares her personal experience with managing anxiety in a triggering situation.

Lindsey Ellison on Narcissistic Partners

If you’re never quite living up to your partner’s expectations, it’s a problem — and the problem isn’t you. In this episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush and her guest, relationship coach Lindsey Ellison, talk about women in relationships with narcissists.

Nazanin Moali, PhD on Sexuality, Addiction and Anxiety

Does anxiety affect sexual relationships? In this episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush and her guest, Nazanin Moali, PhD, talk about the different ways that anxiety might shape your sex life.

Deb Del Vecchio-Scully, LPC, on Anxiety & Essential Oils

Could lavender or other essential oils help calm your anxiety? In this episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush and her guest, Deb Del Vecchio-Scully, LPC, talk about mindful breathing, brain chemistry and a unique way to feel better fast.

Sharon Martin, LCSW, on Co-dependence

Always focusing on others can add to your anxiety. In this episode of Woman Worriers, creator and host Elizabeth Cush and her guest, Sharon Martin, LCSW, talk about the relationship between codependence, people-pleasing, perfectionism and anxiety.

Elizabeth Cush, LCPC on Mindful Meditation

You’ve probably heard about mindful meditation — and the positive impact it can have on your physical and mental health. Elizabeth Cush, creator and host of Woman Worriers, takes the mystery out of mindfulness and offers an easy “how-to” on mindful meditation.

Elizabeth Cush on Anxiety

Have you ever wondered whether what you’re feeling might be anxiety? Everybody feels anxious sometime — and everyone can benefit from listening to these tips on recognizing and managing anxiety from therapist Elizabeth Cush, host of Woman Worriers.