The Anxiety & Overwhelm Virtual Summit Program

The full program for this Anxiety and Overwhelm Summit is below.

MONDAY [September 16th 2019]

Summit Welcome & Introduction

What Causes Anxiety, It’s What You Think!. In this session, Karen explores what is described as ‘anxiety’ and looks at it from a slightly different perspective.

Anxiety 101 – How to Create an Anxiety Disorder in 30 days. This tongue in cheek session by Coralee explores exactly what you do that creates your anxiety. Might help you realize some of the patterns you have that are adding to your anxiety.

The Cycle of Suffering and the Power of Story. Elizabeth talks to you about how the stories you create about life and daily occurrences add to your ‘cycle of suffering.’  More noticing the sorts of things that impact our anxiety levels.

How Many Mind Files Are You Carrying Around? In the final session for Monday, Penny talks to us about how we create our ‘mind files.’ And how something that was initially okay can have a negative filter that then creates you lots of anxiety, stress and overwhelm.


TUESDAY [September 17th, 2019]

The 5 A’s To Get You Started On Lowering Your Anxiety.  Moira is going to walk you through the 5 A’s. Five simple things you can begin to do to lower your anxiety levels.

What Body Language Tells Us About Our Emotions.  Did you realize how your body language can tell so much about your emotions? Jennifer is going to explain how you often ignore those signs, especially when your anxiety is beginning to build.

Understand Trauma’s Impact on Your Life.  In this session, Alyson tells you about small t ‘trauma.’  Those small things that created trauma in you as a child, that you carry and live with each and every day, and how that feeds into anxiety.

How Your Self Esteem Levels Impact Your Anxiety and Overwhelm. Your self-esteem levels and more importantly that self-talk that goes on all day is having a big impact on your anxiety levels.  Ishani explains the impacts and why it is important to begin to question some of your self-talk.


WEDNESDAY [September 18th, 2019]

Do You Feel Lost, Trying To Find Yourself? Often you may feel like you have lost the connection to your inner self, your stress, anxiety and overwhelm is that strong. Kristi is going to talk to you about this.

Slow Down. It Only Takes a Moment  In today’s world we tend to think that we need to keep going and yet the answer to easing our suffering and anxiousness is to slow down. Karen will explain why slowing down is so powerful.

Healing Your Anxiety From Grief Is Easier Than You Think. Would you ever have put grief and anxiety in the same sentence? Alyson explains how grief can cause so many things in your life, and anxiety is one of them.

Writing as a Way to Ease Anxiety and Overwhelm. Have you considered the power of spending just five minutes a day writing down anything that comes to you? Jane is going to share with you the power of this.


THURSDAY [September 19th, 2019]

Visualisation, Tapping & Breathing Exercises to Support You Moira will provide you with a number of visualisation, tapping and breathing exercises you can use for five minutes a day. Each one supports you in a different way.

The Power of the Breath Elizabeth provides you with hands-on examples of different types of breathing that will alter your anxiety levels. Starting simple with just one exercise could make a difference.

Why Compassionate Listening Can Make a Difference.  How often do you simply listen, compassionately, to what someone else has to say?  And, even more importantly how compassionately do you listen to yourself?  I’m guessing not many times for either. It’s not possible with anxiety. Yet Jennifer will explain why it’s important that you do.

Writing Strategies for Writing Your Emotional Calm We often don’t think of writing as a way to calm ourselves and shift the levels of our anxiety and overwhelm and yet Coralee is going to provide you with simple exercises that do just that.


FRIDAY [September 20th, 2019]

How Internal Happiness Is Your Secret Weapon to Overcoming Your Anxiety Do you notice that with your anxiety and overwhelm a lot of your thinking is negative? Olivia will explore with you why this doesn’t help our anxiety and only creates more of it.

The Link Between Anxiety and Chronic Pain As a chronic pain sufferer you may think that you can’t change life and yet Jennifer will explain what is happening and why you are suffering anxiety.

The Mind and Gut Connection and Its Impact on Anxiety This whole idea that your gut is your second brain and that there is a strong connection between the health of your gut and the healthiness of your mind is something Casie will talk to you about.

Summit Closing Session