Book Freak 139: How to Tame Your Monkey Mind
Four pieces of advice from Jennifer Shannon's "Don't Feed the Monkey Mind"
Don't Feed the Monkey Mind: How to Stop the Cycle of Anxiety, Fear, and Worry by Jennifer Shannon, explains that anxiety is generated by the "monkey mind," which perceives threats and sounds alarms to try to keep us safe. This can lead to an ongoing "anxiety cycle" where we feed the monkey mind by using avoidance and resistance strategies in response to…
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