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Award-Winning Anxiety Relief Podcast with tips, tools, and practices to help you calm anxiety, stress, PTSD, and panic attacks. Give us 5 minutes and we'll give you a calmer mind.

Award-Winning Anxiety Relief Podcast with tips, tools, and practices to help you calm anxiety, stress, PTSD, and panic attacks. Give us 5 minutes and we'll give you a calmer mind.

Location:

United States

Description:

Award-Winning Anxiety Relief Podcast with tips, tools, and practices to help you calm anxiety, stress, PTSD, and panic attacks. Give us 5 minutes and we'll give you a calmer mind.

Language:

English

Contact:

2316689850


Episodes

Best of Anxiety Slayer: How changing your thoughts about anxiety can help you heal

11/27/2020
Enjoy the most popular Anxiety Slayer episodes we produced in 2020!Today we're talking about how our thoughts and feelings about anxiety affect the quality of our life. We'll be looking at the benefits of clearing resistance and resentment towards anxiety, and how that frees up our energy to start taking action steps toward feeling less anxious and more hopeful.

Duration:00:23:17

Exploring Sacred Spaces with Michael Whalen

11/20/2020
#520: Today on the Anxiety Slayer Podcast, Shann is speaking with Michael Whalen, a two-time Emmy® award winner, and Grammy-nominated composer and music supervisor, Michael Whalen. A veteran of more than 800 TV and film scores, thousands of commercials, and numerous TV themes and video games, Michael is also a world-renown recording artist and producer with 32 solo and soundtrack recordings to his credit since 1993.“I have been pursuing a spiritual ‘awakening’ for most of my adult life....

Duration:00:34:19

The importance of changing your perception towards anxiety

11/13/2020
#519 This week we're talking about how changing your perception about anxiety can help you regain energy and peace. Changing the way you feel about your anxiety and switching your perspective to seeing it as an emotion, or a messenger that is trying to communicate something to you is a positive first step in regaining your power and sense of control over anxiety. If you enjoyed this episode we hope you’ll consider becoming a patron! We have over 60 Anxiety Slayer downloads available on...

Duration:00:21:46

FREE Guided Meditation: Oasis Calming Breathing Practice

11/6/2020
This week we're sharing a guided relaxation from our Oasis album. We hope you find us supportive during these challenging times. If you enjoyed this guided practice, we hope you’ll consider becoming a patron! We have over 60 Anxiety Slayer downloads available on Patreon including our guided relaxations, Tapping Sessions and extra resources for calming your anxiety. Learn more at patreon.com/anxietyslayer

Duration:00:11:09

The Stigma of Anxiety and Mental Health Challenges

10/29/2020
#517 This week we're talking about stigma and how can it affect us when we’re living with anxiety. ----- 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 needs and match you with your own licensed professional therapist so you can start getting the support you need online, in under 24 hours. Special offer for...

Duration:00:18:07

Cultivating joy in the midst of uncertainty with Kristine Carlson

10/23/2020
#516 Today Shann is speaking with her friend and NY Times Best Selling Author, Kristine Carlson about how we can learn to cultivate joy and peace in the midst of all the chaos and uncertainty. Kristine is a New York Times bestselling author, speaker, and host of the Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff: Live The Big Stuff podcast. She is passionate about spreading her message of returning from grief and waking up to life with more joy, mindfulness and gratitude. Her life mission expands upon...

Duration:00:33:57

Can the weather make my anxiety worse?

10/16/2020
#515 In this episode, we are responding to the question “can the weather make my anxiety worse?” We’ll also be talking about the season that's most challenging for anxiety, and how to care for yourself so you can pass through it peacefully. 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 needs and match you...

Duration:00:27:12

Are micro-distractions increasing your anxiety

10/9/2020
#514 In this week’s podcast, we’re talking about how micro distractions can increase anxiety. 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 needs and match you with your own licensed professional therapist so you can start getting the support you need online, in under 24 hours. Special offer for Anxiety...

Duration:00:29:09

Resenting Anxiety

10/2/2020
#513 In this week’s podcast, we’re talking about how when we resent our anxiety we give it more power over us and what we can do to replace the resentment we feel with compassion. 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 needs and match you with your own licensed professional therapist so you can start...

Duration:00:21:51

Perfectly Hidden Depression with Dr. Margaret Rutherford

9/25/2020
#512: Today Shann is speaking with Dr. Margaret Rutherford about the tell tale signs of perfectly hidden depression. Margaret is a clinical psychologist with twenty-five years of experience who works with people who are battling perfectionism. She’s the host of the SelfWork Podcast and author of Perfectly Hidden Depression: How to Break Free from the Perfectionism that Masks Your Depression. Show Notes Margaret is no stranger to panic attacks and anxiety as she’s lived with them since...

Duration:00:29:37

How to stop being scared of anxiety

9/18/2020
#511: Today we’re talking about how to protect yourself from being swept away by the fear of anxiety. 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 needs and match you with your own licensed professional therapist so you can start getting the support you need online, in under 24 hours. Special offer for...

Duration:00:22:10

Never Give Up, Never GiveIn, Never Quit with Dr. Dain Heer

9/9/2020
#510: Welcome to the Anxiety Slayer podcast. Today Shann is speaking Dr. Dain Heer on how we can support our youth who are struggling with depression, self-esteem, and an alarming increase in the rate of suicide. Suicide prevention remains a universal challenge. It is responsible for over 800,000 deaths or one suicide every 40 seconds. In 2019, worrying trends in U.S. suicide rates continued as suicide ranked the 2nd leading cause of death for 10-to 34-year olds. …From the outside, Dr....

Duration:00:43:11

Thinking about breathing makes my anxiety worse

9/3/2020
We often receive questions about how to slow anxious breathing down, or what to do when breathing exercises make anxiety feel worse. And that's what we’ll be talking about in this week’s podcast, along with some other natural ways to calm anxiety that don't involve breathing exercises. Many people find breathing exercises helpful for calming anxiety, but for some, focusing on their breath becomes a trigger for anxiety. We’d like to say a big thank you to everyone who’s supported the podcast...

Duration:00:16:53

What helps morning anxiety

8/28/2020
#508: This week we're talking about how to calm morning anxiety as many of us are facing returning to work, or have children returning to school or heading off to college. This episode of Anxiety Slayer is brought to you by revivingmind.com Reviving Mind offers virtual Therapy and Anxiety Support Groups facilitated by experienced licensed clinicians. For a limited time, Anxiety Slayer listeners can get a FREE 15-minute consultation with a trained specialist that will guide you to your...

Duration:00:24:35

Women’s health, hormones & happiness with Dr. Sarah McKay

8/21/2020
#507: Welcome back to the award-winning Anxiety Slayer podcast. Today Shann is speaking with Dr. Sarah McKay about the neuroscience of women's health, hormones and happiness. Sarah is an Oxford University-educated neuroscientist, educator, media commentator, director of The Neuroscience Academy, and author of The Women's Brain Book: The neuroscience of health, hormones and happiness. Sarah lives on the Northern Beaches of Sydney, Australia with her Irish husband. Together they're raising...

Duration:00:39:07

Health Anxiety: how to stop fixating on symptoms and feel more peace

8/14/2020
#506: This week we're talking about health anxiety and sharing some practices from Qigong and EFT Tapping to help you feel more relaxed and at peace in your body when symptoms are triggering fear. If you are suffering from Health Anxiety and want some relief you can Save $20 on our popular First Responder Series health anxiety course until August 21st at anxietyslayer.teachable.com Follow our guided Tapping practices for calming anxiety about your health and learn how to make your own Bach...

Duration:00:19:37

How to regain calm when anxiety hijacks your brain

8/7/2020
#505: Anxiety frequently hijacks our thinking with a fearful narrative. For example: “what if” thoughts or worst-case scenarios. The body responds as if those fearful thoughts are true—because it doesn’t know the difference between a real threat and imagined scenarios. When the body reacts it makes the mind more disturbed and we get caught in this fear cycle that feels frightening and completely takes over our body and mind. Here’s what happens: Anxiety starts with a trigger, a symptom or...

Duration:00:25:06

How to get a handle on your mental health with Scout Sobel

7/31/2020
#504: Welcome back to the award-winning Anxiety Slayer podcast. Today Shann is speaking with Scout Sobel about her lifelong mental health journey. Scout suffers from a severe case of bipolar type 2 disorder and general anxiety disorder. Her symptoms include depression, hypomania, anxiety, psychosis, suicidal ideation, harming myself, and catatonia. Scout has been hospitalized, been through outpatient twice, dropped out of college, quit internships and jobs, and was deemed...

Duration:00:26:49

Best of Anxiety Slayer: How to Cultivate Mindfulness and Calm Anxiety with Marc Lesser

7/24/2020
Shann has the pleasure of introducing you to Zen Teacher and CEO, Marc Lesser. Marc is the Cofounder of the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute and the author of Seven practices of a mindful leader - Lessons from Google and a Zen Monastery Kitchen and several other books. Marc leads mindfulness and emotional intelligence programs at many of the world’s leading businesses and offers trainings and talks worldwide. We begin our conversation by talking about the origin of and Marc's...

Duration:00:37:59

Best of Anxiety Slayer: Magnesium Deficiency and Anxiety with Dr. Carolyn Dean

7/17/2020
We're replaying Shann's conversation with Dr. Carolyn Dean about the benefits of magnesium for anxiety relief. Carolyn Dean, MD, ND is a health pioneer with over 35 years of experience with stress management, sleep, and nutrition issues. She’s authored 30 books including “The Magnesium Miracle". With over 7 million downloads and hundreds of podcasts, Anxiety Slayer is a podcast for anyone who is suffering from PTSD, panic attacks, stress, and anxiety.

Duration:00:31:00