Women

Using Mindfulness to Declutter the Mind

Thirty years ago, Vidyamala Burch began exploring mindfulness and meditation as a means of managing the pain of a spinal injury. In this episode of Woman Worriers, she talks with host Elizabeth Cush about her book Mindfulness for Women – declutter your mind, simplify your life, find time to ‘be.’

 

How Horses Can Help You Heal

Whether you grew up wanting a pony or know nothing about the equine world, you’ll find this episode of Woman Worriers to be fascinating. Host Elizabeth Cush talks with Charlotte Hiler Easley about horses as healers.

 

Talking About Stress And Teen Suicide Prevention

If you’re concerned about teen suicide, listen to this episode of Woman Worriers. Host Elizabeth Cush talks with Dr. Rachel Altvater about child and adolescent stress and suicide prevention.

 

Exploring Our Anxious Parts With Internal Family Systems

If you’ve ever said, “Part of me feels…,” you’ll relate to this episode of Woman Worriers. Host Elizabeth Cush talks with Michelle Richardson about anxiety and the “parts” of Internal Family Systems (IFS), a gentle approach to healing.

 

How SoulCollage® Helps Healing From Trauma

Creativity can be healing. In this episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush talks with Jennifer Wolfe-Hagstrom about SoulCollage® and how it can ease anxiety and enhance the therapeutic experience.

 

Lourdes Viado on Exploring Dreams

What do your dreams mean?? In this episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush talks with Dr. Lourdes Viado about digging deep into the unconscious mind and trying to understand what it might be trying to tell us.

 

Roseann Capanna-Hodge on Brain Health

Could inflammation be behind your anxiety or depression? In this episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush talks with Roseann Capanna-Hodge, PhD., about the brain, the body and mental health—and how best to take care of them.

 

Marie Celeste on Adoption Trauma

Adoption can impact the lives of all involved in ways that aren’t always obvious. In this episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush and her guest, Marie Celeste, talk about adoption, from the trauma of losing the birth family to challenges within the adoptive family to a better understanding of those involved in the adoption process.

 

Lynn Fraser on the Body, the Mind and Trauma Recovery

Research shows that the body stores memories of trauma. In this episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush and her guest Lynn Fraser, author of Friends With Your Mind, talk about safely accessing those memories on the journey to recovery.

 

Elizabeth Cush, LCPC, on Mindful Body Awareness

Our mind and body are intertwined, but we don’t always recognize this connection.  Elizabeth Cush, host of Woman Worriers, explains why it’s important to get in touch with your body and how to hear what it’s trying to tell you.

 

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.