Episodes
#536 In this week’s Anxiety Slayer podcast we’re talking more about working with unwanted thoughts and sharing a practice to help you work with your mind to grow more peace.   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...
Published 04/09/21
#535 In this episode we're talking about the choices and changes we can make to protect ourselves from stress. ----- 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...
Published 04/02/21
#534 One of the questions we are asked the most, is how to work with unwanted thoughts. Especially thoughts about health anxiety. In this episode, we'll be sharing two key approaches to calming intrusive thoughts. ----- 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...
Published 03/26/21
#533 Today Shann is sharing a conversation with Personal Trainer, Author, and Thought Leader, Sam Morris.   Sam is on a mission to help 1 billion humans save themselves, get out of suffering and walk through their fires. He helps men feel safe to heal from the things that scare them to talk about. Sam has been in recovery for 8 years. Learn more about Sam and his supportive offerings for men at www.SamGibbsMorris.com
Published 03/18/21
#532 For sleep awareness week we’re sharing a conversation about the power of guided relaxations for a good night’s sleep. We’ll walk through several different options to help you find the best choice for you. ----- 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...
Published 03/12/21
#531 The feeling of waiting for something bad to happen often comes when the anxious mind pulls us outside the present moment. Today we discuss why this happens and share self-care practices into your daily routine to help settle your mind.   If you love our podcast, please consider exploring our Patreon for loads of Anxiety Slayer Extras for calming anxiety including exclusive posts, guided meditations, Tapping sessions, popular episodes from our archives, and behind-the-scenes...
Published 03/05/21
#530: This week on the Anxiety Slayer Podcast we’re sharing what we’ve learned from our daughters about how young people can care for themselves during this pandemic. If you love our podcast, please consider exploring our Patreon for loads of Anxiety Slayer Extras for calming anxiety including exclusive posts, guided meditations, Tapping sessions, popular episodes from our archives, and behind-the-scenes conversations. Learn more at patreon.com/anxietyslayer
Published 02/26/21
#529: Today Shann is speaking with Clinical Psychologist, Glen Tanner from Sydney Australia. Glen is the host of the Mindcog podcast where he interviews experts in the fields of psychology, neuroscience, wellbeing, and high performance to break down the science behind your mind, brain, and behavior.   Glen is passionate about psychology, and it's his mission to help people reconnect with their values, achieve their goals, unlock their potential, and live more rich, meaningful and fulfilling...
Published 02/18/21
#528: This week on the Anxiety Slayer Podcast, we're talking about the benefits of a daily breathing practice for calming general anxiety and sharing a guided practice from our Transition to Calm album.   ----- 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...
Published 02/11/21
#527: This week on the Anxiety Slayer Podcast, we're responding to a message from a listener and exploring how anxiety can manifest differently for different mind types. “Last night I realized something important. The increased anxiety I’ve felt over a lifetime is a symptom of unresolved conflicts. Can you record an episode to elaborate on the difference between ruminating anxiety vs inner conflict creating anxiety?” ----- Today’s Anxiety Slayer podcast is sponsored by Betterhelp. Are stress...
Published 02/04/21
#526: This week on the Anxiety Slayer Podcast we’re responding to the following question from our private Facebook Group: “Do you think there’s a general way to clear anxiety that’s applicable for everyone, or do you think everyone is different, and there're different ways that work for other people?” ----- 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?...
Published 01/29/21
#525: Shann is speaking with Dr. Jill Stoddard about her new book, Be Mighty: A Woman's Guide to Liberation from Anxiety, Worry, and Stress Using Mindfulness and Acceptance.   Dr. Jill Stoddard’s Be Mighty leads you on a bold quest to gain a deeper understanding of your anxiety by exploring your own “origin story”—how your early experiences led to thoughts and behaviors that may have offered comfort and protection at one time, but are now keeping you from living your best life. After reading...
Published 01/22/21
#524: This week on the Anxiety Slayer Podcast we’re talking about the importance of celebrating every step you take to feel better Anxiety is such a big issue that we sometimes forget the power of the little things - little things like your breath, meditation, and other different ways to relax. Yet, small though they are, the difference these little things can make in managing stress and anxiety is huge. ----- Today’s Anxiety Slayer podcast is sponsored by Betterhelp. Are stress and anxiety...
Published 01/15/21
#523: This week we're talking about the two key elements to self-care that can help us when we're struggling with anxiety or with our health.   ----- 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,...
Published 01/08/21
#522 This week we're talking about how having a regular anxiety calming practice can help you feel calm and present as we step into this New Year.   ----- 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...
Published 01/01/21
#521: Welcome back to the Anxiety Slayer podcast. Today Shann is speaking with Stephannie Weikert. Stephanie is a Certified Yoga Therapist, mentor, teacher, and speaker. She teaches individuals and organizations to use challenges as catalysts for growth with the time-tested wisdom of yoga.   We begin our conversation with the story of Stephannie's decade-long battle with stress that manifested itself as overwhelm, anxiety, worry, and exhaustion.   How her experience informed the changes she...
Published 12/18/20
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.
Published 11/27/20
#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....
Published 11/20/20
#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...
Published 11/13/20
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
Published 11/06/20
#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...
Published 10/29/20
#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 the...
Published 10/23/20
#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...
Published 10/16/20
#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 Slayer...
Published 10/09/20
#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...
Published 10/02/20