Updated: Feb 5
Can you relate to the video? What anxiety feels like to you? Maybe it's time to talk to some one.
Dr. Schreiber-Pan explained it really well: Amygdala is part of the limbic system in your brain that controls your emotional responses like fear, anxiety, and aggression. It's act like a smoke detector.
A normal smoke detector set off when smoke is present. For many people, the smoke detector is over sensitive. An over sensitvive smoke detector will go off when you start cooking, or even when you just step in the kitchen.
Luckiely, there are ways you can train your Amygdala. Mindfulness meditation has been scientifically proven to be every effective.
To learn more about anxiety and how to manage it, read Dr. Schreiber-Pan's critically acclaimed book - Taming the Anxious Mind