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#559 In this week's episode, we’re sharing our favorite tips from Ayurveda for calming anxious thoughts and settling in for a good night’s sleep. ---- If you enjoyed this episode we hope you’ll consider becoming a patron! We have over 100 Anxiety Slayer downloads available on Patreon including our guided relaxations, Tapping Sessions and extra reso…
 
Anger is an interesting emotion. In its best moments, this powerful emotion can serve as protection for yourself and others. But at its worst, anger can cause long-lasting physical changes that impact your health and well-being. Russell Kolts, author of Compassionate-Mind Guide to Managing Your Anger, is an expert on Compassion Focused Therapy and …
 
#558 Welcome back to the Anxiety Slayer Podcast. Today Shann is speaking with Scott Shute, Mindfulness Teacher and author of The Full Body Yes: Change Your Work and Your World from the Inside Out. In his recent role as Head of Mindfulness and Compassion Programs at LinkedIn, Scott’s intention was “mainstreaming mindfulness” and “operationalizing co…
 
With the chaos of the past few years, it’s no wonder that self-help has become so popular. In 2019 alone, there were over 85,253 unique international standard book numbers (ISBNs). This is nearly three-times the number in 2013! However, this wide availability of self-help resources includes many that are not rooted in scientific evidence. Over the …
 
#557: This week on the Anxiety Slayer podcast we’re responding to a question from our inbox: Why does eating help my anxiety? According to Ayurveda, India’s ancient science of life, our interest in food and it’s effect on how we feel after eating varies according to our body type. ----- Today’s Anxiety Slayer podcast is sponsored by Betterhelp Are …
 
Worried your kid is an asshole? Or that he or she is well on the road to becoming an asshole? You’re not alone. Bad behavior (read: assholery) is no fun to be around, let alone to parent around. In this episode of POTC, Yael and Melinda Wenner Moyer, author of How to Raise Kids Who Aren’t Assholes, discuss what kinds of behavior to be concerned abo…
 
#556 In this week's Anxiety Slayer podcast, we're talking about the lies anxiety tells you and how to learn not to listen. Anxiety is sneaky in the way it affects our internal dialogue. and one of the many challenges with anxiety is that it’s so exhausting, we take it’s lies seriously. Because we’re so tired from trying to cope, when anxiety whispe…
 
Parental relationships are the cornerstone of mental health and well-being for children. However, parents often find it challenging to connect and engage in meaningful conversations with their children. Dr. William Stixrud and Ned Johnson, co-authors of What Do You Say?, are experts in child development and education. In this episode of POTC, Diana…
 
#555 This week on the Anxiety Slayer podcast, we’re talking about how to stop an anxiety attack. We're sharing triggers to look out for that can provoke anxiety and how to use EFT Tapping to stop an anxiety attack. This episode includes a guided tapping session to help you calm the fear of an anxiety attack. FLASH SALE: GET 30% OFF OUR ANXIETY ATTA…
 
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is frequently used as an adjective to describe fastidious or punctilious behavior. Far from this usage, OCD can have long-lasting detrimental effects on quality of life and is currently one of the most misunderstood and misrepresented mental illnesses affecting us today. Vulnerable populations such as children ca…
 
Today we're sharing one of our most popular Anxiety Slayer interviews. Meet Corinne Zupko, licensed counselor, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction teacher, and author of From Anxiety to Love: A Radical New Approach for Letting Go of Fear and Finding Lasting Peace (New World Library). Show Notes: What inspired Corinne to write her book? How a course …
 
At the beginning of Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax, the Once-ler says, “I meant no harm. I most truly did not. But I had to grow bigger. So bigger I got.” Biggering, it turns out, is the default setting for most of us. For years, Leidy Klotz, author of Subtract: The Untapped Science of Less, has studied how we transform things from how they are to how we wa…
 
#553: This week on the Anxiety Slayer podcast, we’re sharing anxiety relief success stories from our private Facebook group and Anxiety Slayer Academy. We also share our own stories and the practices that help us feel calm and present in our lives. ----- Today’s Anxiety Slayer podcast is sponsored by Betterhelp Are stress and anxiety interfering wi…
 
In recent years, mindfulness has become a buzzword in Western culture. A recent study by the CDC found that mindfulness was the fastest growing trend in complementary healthcare, and more than merely a buzzword, mindfulness is currently a multibillion dollar industry. Deirdre Fay, author of Becoming Safely Embodied, has dedicated her career to expl…
 
#552 In this week’s Anxiety Slayer podcast, we’re talking about how our emotional health affects all areas of our life and why it should be our first priority. "You can eat all the organic kale in the world, but if you don’t heal your mind you’re still going to feel unhealthy." Dr Caroline Leaf We're talking about how our emotions color our experie…
 
The Olympic Games provide excellent examples of people under pressure. This pressure has led to some inspiring wins, and one can only imagine the pride parents of Olympic medalists must have when watching their child succeed. However, pressure can also negatively impact one’s performance – leading to disappointment, anxiety, and hopelessness. In th…
 
#551: In this week's episode, we're sharing our favourite ways to break free form the grip of anxiety and feel more calm and centered. If you enjoyed this episode we hope you’ll consider becoming a patron! We have over 100 Anxiety Slayer downloads available on Patreon including our guided relaxations, Tapping Sessions and extra resources for calmin…
 
When it comes to serious illness, we might assume that medical treatment is where it’s at. And of course, when it comes to medical illness, medical treatment is central. But research also shows that talk therapy can help improve health, extend life, and make it easier to tolerate many of the challenges of illness. On today’s episode of POTC, Yael a…
 
#550: This week on the Anxiety Slayer podcast we're sharing a sweet guided calming practice from our Anxiety Slayer Starter Course. You can get the course for FREE at the Anxiety Slayer Academy at AnxietySlayer.teachable.com If you enjoyed this episode we hope you’ll consider becoming a patron! We have over 100 Anxiety Slayer downloads available on…
 
The World Health Organization includes burnout in its International Classification of Diseases and defines it as work-induced stress leading to exhaustion and cynicism. If you find yourself experiencing symptoms of burnout, you might try many things to get rid of them. For example, you might try engaging in large amounts of rest, meditation, or rel…
 
Shann shares a potent conversation with Dr. Dain Heer about his new book, Body Whispering, and his personal experience with anxiety and depression; along with how to ease the symptoms that show up in our bodies when we’re in the throes of anxiety. You will also learn more about Access Consciousness and The Clearing Statement that can be used for an…
 
#548 In this week’s Anxiety Slayer podcast, we’re discussing how anxiety can cause symptoms in your body and how you can soothe them. Resources mentioned in this episode:Dr. Carolyn Dean's liquid magnesium anxietyslayer.com/magnesium Please note this episode is offered for information only, please seek medical advice from your doctor if you are con…
 
Children and their parents have struggled mightily with mental health during the pandemic. Now, in this new phase of the pandemic, we are beginning to rebuild and re-envision our lives with bravery and resilience. Michele Borba, Ed.D. is an internationally renowned educator, award-winning author, and parenting child expert recognized for her soluti…
 
#547 In this week's podcast we're responding to the question: "How can I help myself when my anxiety gets triggered?" Today’s Anxiety Slayer podcast is sponsored by Betterhelp. Are stress and anxiety interfering with your happiness? Have you been considering seeing a therapist but not sure where to start? Betterhelp will assess your counseling need…
 
In 2020, the global market for anti-aging products was estimated at US$52.5 Billion and is projected to reach US$83.2 Billion by 2027. Some of this market is certainly due to ageism, pseudoscience, and harmful marketing practices. However, ideas around aging (and the way it’s portrayed in media and marketing) seem to be changing for the better, and…
 
#546 In this popular replay, we’re answering a listener question about how to manage the anger and frustration that can come along with anxiety. Discussion points: Bach Flower Remedies for irritability and frustration The importance of transition time to wind down from stressful events How anxiety and anger arise in the mind according to Ayurveda T…
 
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