Sarah Wilson on Anxiety, Quitting Sugar, and Making the Beast Beautiful


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This week’s episode features an in-depth conversation with journalist, entrepreneur and New York Times bestselling author Sarah Wilson. We discuss her incredible new book FIRST, WE MAKE THE BEAST BEAUTIFUL: A NEW JOURNEY THROUGH ANXIETY, how she deals with anxiety, interesting ways that your body could be making you anxious, and what quitting sugar has done for her (and millions of other people).

Sarah Wilson is a journalist, entrepreneur, and the New York Times bestselling author of I Quit Sugar. She is the former editor of Australian Cosmopolitan, and she blogs on philosophy, anxiety, minimalism, toxin-free living, and anti-consumerism at

Wilson was ranked in’s 100 Most Influential Health Experts in 2015 and as one of the top 200 Most Influential Authors in the world in 2017 and 2018.

She lives in Sydney, rides a bike everywhere, is a compulsive hiker, and is eternally curious.

She is the author of the brand new book First, We Make the Beast Beautiful: A New Journey Through Anxiety, which is now available wherever books are sold.

You can find her at and follow her on Twitter @_sarahwilson_ and Instagram @_sarahwilson_. You can also find her on Facebook right here.

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