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Alison Seponara, MS, LPC and Taylor Marae MS, RDN are diving deep into a the reality of anxiety and mental health! Listen as Alison and Taylor explore all things anxiety healing while keeping it REAL...including their own struggles with mental health. Alison and Taylor bring their expertise as healthcare professionals to the conversation while discussing the tools and strategies you need to heal the anxious mind. Follow Alison & Taylor on Instagram along with almost 1 million other healers @ ...
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Monica Packer is a normal mom and recovering perfectionist who uncovered the truest model to lasting growth: it’s progress made practical. As a podcaster and coach, she guides women to find sustainable growth by adopting progress over perfection. Monica is a mom of 5, former middle school teacher, sourdough obsessor, and beginning gardener. You can…
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Today, we’re diving into a topic on how to become more self-confident, especially if you struggle with anxiety. Self-confidence is a quality we all desire, but for those of us with anxiety, it can seem particularly elusive. Let's explore how to cultivate self-confidence, even when anxiety is a persistent part of your life. Understanding Self-Confid…
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In this enlightening episode, Alison sits down with EMDR expert, Taylor Klump, to debunk common misconceptions about Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and how to determine if you’re the right candidate for this transformative therapy. Taylor also introduces us to Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART), a newer therapeutic approach …
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Health anxiety is a common yet often misunderstood condition that can significantly impact one's quality of life. Whether it's worrying excessively about potential illnesses or constantly seeking reassurance about your health, the effects can be overwhelming. Understanding the nature of health anxiety and learning effective strategies to manage it …
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Welcome back to the Monthly Q&A! 1. Can you see a psychiatrist and therapist at the same time? 2. How should you approach a subject you don't really want to dig deep into? 3. My husband hates therapy but needs it. Don't think he's 100% honest in it either so not getting the help he needs. What should I do? 4. What to do when you struggle with fatig…
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Today, we’re going to go through the six reasons you procrastinate so that you can make a plan and hopefully end that procrastination so you can get back to doing the things you want to do. Recognizing the reasons why you procrastinate is so important. I want to make sure I cover one key point before we get into the six reasons, and that is: you’re…
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Struggling with anxiety and finding it difficult to communicate your feelings to loved ones? You're not alone. In this episode, Alison shares practical tips and strategies to help you express your anxiety when words seem elusive. She discusses the importance of self-awareness and honesty and shares advice on how to prepare for these conversations &…
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I have a new best friend just for you. I know that might sound a little strange, so hang with me here because this was mind-blowing to me, and I hope it is for you as well. Let's talk about best friends. What does a good best friend look like? It will be different for everybody, but generally, the way I see a best friend is that they're fun to be w…
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The Chick's are back with a new episode! This week discussing is it a gut feeling or is it anxiety? Do you know the difference? We explain how to feel and recognize the difference. This week's episode is sponsored by Pretty Litter Follow us @theanxietychicks @health_anxiety @theanxietyhealer Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adch…
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Imagine being able to walk into a crowded room without feeling your heart pound out of your chest. Envision yourself confidently striking up conversations with strangers or going about your day without being overwhelmed with the fear of being judged by others. If social anxiety has been holding you back from enjoying life, it's time to take on an e…
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The anxiety chicks are joined by Jodi Silverman this week: Jodi Silverman helps women embarking on the empty nest/midlife transition rediscover who they are, outside of a mom, daughter, and partner. As a coach, speaker and podcast host , Jodi provides community, tools, and strategies to help women find purpose, fulfillment and true happiness to beg…
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Behind every smile, there can be hidden struggles and pain. You might even be one of those people struggling so much but puts on a smiling face even though you feel like you are sinking. Smiling depression, a somewhat new term to describe people who are struggling with high-functioning depression, is a lonely battle that many individuals face. In t…
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In today's fast-paced and demanding world, it's easy to forget to show ourselves the same compassion and empathy we extend to others. But what if I told you that embracing self-compassion could lead to a happier, more fulfilling life? It's true, and in this article, we will explore the power of self-compassion and how it can positively impact your …
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Hi guys! The chick's are finally back together and here to share all the updates from the last 3 weeks apart. We hope you guys have been doing well! Join us next week for a guest you will not want to miss! Episode is sponsored by Better Help Follow us: @theanxietychicks @health_anxiety @theanxietyhealer Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megap…
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RERUN : The episode that you've all been waiting for! Alison & Taylor have received DMs daily to cover this topic so we wanted to get an expert in for todays special episode. The Chicks are so excited to welcome licenced therapist and EMDR expert Taylor Klump to the pod! Taylor K. provides a huge wealth of information about a recent well-known ther…
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If you need an anxiety routine to help you get through the day, you’re in the right place. My name is Kimberley Quinlan. I am an anxiety specialist. I’m an OCD therapist. I specialize in cognitive behavioral therapy, and I’m here to help you create an anxiety routine that keeps you functioning, keeps your day effective, and improves the quality of …
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Dr. Kate Truitt, a clinical psychologist and applied neuroscientist, is globally recognized for her expertise in trauma, stress, and resilience. She is the founder of the educational platform Truitt Institute and leads her award-winning clinical team at Dr. Kate Truitt & Associates. As a member of the Goldie Hawn Foundation’s MindUP Scientific Advi…
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Alison & Taylor welcome OCD expert Kimberley Quinlan, LMFT who breaks down the truth about OCD and why it is more than just compulsively washing hands and counting steps. Kimberly shares her expertise on the best treatments for OCD and why the brain of someone diagnosed with OCD looks different than the 'norm.' Taylor and Alison also dive deep into…
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Helping children navigate the complexities of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) requires a delicate balance of understanding, patience, and empowerment. Natasha Daniels, a renowned expert in this field, shares invaluable insights into how parents can support their children in overcoming OCD with positivity and resilience. Normalizing OCD: One of …
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Navigating the intricate landscape of mental health can often feel like deciphering a complex puzzle, especially when differentiating between conditions ADHD vs.anxiety. This challenge is further compounded by the similarities in symptoms and the potential for misdiagnosis. However, understanding the nuances and interconnections between these condi…
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The Chicks discuss 8 ways to reduce anxiety and feel more regulated without drugs! Great episode to save for your healing toolkit! 7-Days of Anxiety Healing Masterclass begins May 6th! Use code HEAL for 15% off. Click here for more info: https://theanxietyhealingschool.com/p/7daysofanxietyhealing1112 Sponsored by Cozy Earth: up to 35% off sitewide …
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Exploring the relationship between faith and recovery, especially when it comes to managing Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), reveals a complex but fascinating landscape. It's like looking at two sides of the same coin, where faith can either be a source of immense support or a challenging factor in one’s healing journey. On one hand, faith can …
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The Chicks are back to talk about a topic that they can relate to all too well...AVOIDANCE! If you struggle with anxiety then you know exactly what it feels like to want to avoid uncomfortable situations...but that only fuels your fear and makes it harder to heal. Listen as Alison and Taylor review their top 5 tips on how to stop using avoidance as…
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Now fix this one error in thinking if you want to be less anxious or depressed, either one. Today, we are going to talk about why it is so important to be able to identify and challenge this one error in your thinking. It might be the difference between you suffering hard or actually being able to navigate some sticky thoughts with a little more ea…
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This week is a throwback to one of our favorite healing episodes! ALL ABOUT...HEALTH ANXIETY! Alison & Taylor discuss their own experience with health anxiety and what symptoms have them running to the doctors office. What is the real reason so many of us have underlying fears & intrusive thoughts about health? Listen as the chicks give you feedbac…
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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a challenging condition, but the good news is that it's highly treatable. The key to effective management and recovery lies in understanding the condition, embracing the right treatment approaches, and adopting a supportive mindset. This article distills essential guidance and expert insights, aiming to empowe…
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The Anxiety Chicks are back with our monthly Q&A Episode! How do you keep yourself from googling every symptom? Recommendations for cardiophobia? Do you find it hard to be present? Do you feel your anxiety more in your body or in your mind? What’s the best way to stop a panic attack? Episode 82 has more info on how to help with this I am an overthi…
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In the realm of managing anxiety and panic attacks, we often find ourselves inundated with advice on what to do. However, the path to understanding and controlling these overwhelming experiences also involves recognizing what not to do. Today, we shed light on this aspect, offering invaluable insights for those grappling with panic attacks. Stop do…
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The Anxiety Chicks are back with returning guest and mental health funny gal Anna Przy! We talk all things manifesting the life you want and Anna Przy's new book! NEW COURSE: 7-Days of Anxiety Healing (space is limited). Click HERE to learn more. This show is sponsored by BetterHelp - get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/ACHICKS Follow An…
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Anxiety can often feel like a relentless storm, clouding your thoughts and overwhelming your sense of calm. It's during these turbulent times that finding the right words can be akin to discovering a lifeline amidst the chaos. To aid you in navigating these stormy waters, we've curated a list of 20 empowering phrases based on expert advice. These p…
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The Chicks dive deep into a topic near and dear to Alison & Taylor alike...Navigating negative self-talk! Alison shares her top 4 CBT strategies to help overcome these intrusive thinking patterns! NEW COURSE: 7-Days of Anxiety Healing (space is limited). Click HERE to learn more. Episode is sponsored by Ned and Open Follow us: @theanxietychicks @he…
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THE RISING TIDE OF TEEN DEPRESSION: UNDERSTANDING AND ADDRESSING A MODERN CRISIS In recent times, the specter of teen depression has loomed larger than ever before, casting a long shadow over the lives of young individuals across the globe. With reports indicating a significant upsurge in cases of depression among adolescents, the need to unravel t…
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Hi friend! Anxiety Chicks are back with our monthly Question and Answer episode! How do I manage anxiety before competition? Is sleep anxiety a thing? I have been dealing with waking up and heart palpitations NEW COURSE: 7-Days of Anxiety Healing (space is limited). Click HERE to learn more. Sponsored by Pretty Litter and Zoc Doc Follow us: @theanx…
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