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Fuel for the Mindful Driver: Anxiety disorders

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FUEL FOR THE MINDFUL DRIVER: Anxiety Disorders FAQ A good article with a general discussion of the different types of Anxiety Disorders and Stress From Brain & Behaviour Research Foundation Frequently Asked Questions about Anxiety Disorders What are the five types of anxiety disorders that are well known? Generalized Anxiety Disorder Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Panic Disorder Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Social Phobia (or Social Anxiety Disorder) How are anxiety disorders...

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Fuel for the Mindful Driver: Fear to Anxiety

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FUEL FOR THE MINDFUL DRIVER: From Fear to Anxiety Fear and short term worry are natural ways to solve real-life problems. They may slow down or stop certain life/daily activities to give time for healing or for us to find solutions. It works similarly a cast on a broken leg. The stress of walking has been eliminated to give time for healing, then when the cast is removed, the leg has to readjust to walking. This may be more uncomfortable than expected, but if the cast is not removed in...

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Testimonial: Michelle

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My story started at the age of 17, when I was the passenger in a T-bone collision. That accident left with with a concussion and anxiety about being in cars, or using any form of transportation.  I was in two minor accidents after that but suffered no injuries.  What these subsequent accidents did was leave me feeling more and more scared about the idea of being behind the wheel.  As long as I had friends and family who were always willing to drive me, the issue was pushed to the side. At...

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Who was the worst student? (an introduction to Mindful Driving)

Posted in Fuel for the Mindful Driver, Ingrid's Story, Questions and Answers

Who was the worst student? Students will often ask me if they are the worst student I have ever seen. It comes as a big surprise when I tell them that the worst student was me . Some students judge their struggles in lessons as being a “bad” student, and so did I. I couldn’t understand why I was so terrified to learn to drive . It didn’t make any sense to me, but emotionally, I did not want to drive. I cried a lot and felt overwhelmed most of the time. But I also had a...

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Do you accept referrals of traumatized drivers from legal and medical professionals?

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“I work with many psychologists, occupational therapists, Workers compensation, insurance adjusters, law offices and medical offices. A professional is always welcome to call me in advance to discuss requirements. My coaching also meets the requirements for court-ordered driving remediation.”

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