In this episode Kelli and Erica talk about how during times of high anxiety it is also common for feelings of anger and irritability to increase as well.
In this episode guest Lian Brook-Tyler from Primal Happiness joins Kelli to talk about how anxiety is not THE problem; anxiety is just the alarm system alerting us to a deeper disconnectedness.
In this episode Kelli and Erica discuss one of the most common symptoms of anxiety, depersonalization. This episode covers what depersonalization is, why it happens, and what to do when it shows up.
In this episode Erica agrees to be Kelli's guinea pig once again in an exercise (known as RAIN) for navigating anxious emotions. This is a sister episode to #15 when we discussed another exercise for navigating anxious thoughts.
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In this episode Kelli and Erica talk about how all the advice and knowledge in the world doesn't always make a challenging situation, like anxiety or grief, any easier. But, getting it "right" all the time is not required to grow into a better version of ourselves.
In this episode Kelli is joined by her husband, Andy Walker, to discuss three ways to support a person going through anxiety. This is a great episode to share with the support person in your life, whether it be a spouse, partner, parent, or friend.
In this episode Erica (reluctantly) agrees to be Kelli's guinea pig for an exercise in navigating anxious thoughts. This episode happens to focus on anxious thoughts around the holidays, but the same rules apply to any and all anxious thoughts.
In this episode Kelli and Erica have an honest conversation about how trying to outrun uncomfortable emotions, like insecurity, uncertainty, and fear through constantly changing their external environment (schools, majors, careers, and addresses) is what lead to chronic anxiety and panic attacks. Kelli and Erica share how they’ve learned to be more comfortable in their own skin, even during uncomfortable emotions, and why that makes all the difference.
In this episode Kelli and Erica share recent research and personal experience to explore whether or not stress is inherently stressful. Meaning, do we have a say in how stressed we feel despite circumstances?
In this episode Kelli and Erica share recent research and personal experience to explore whether or not stress is as inherently bad as originally believed.
In this episode Kelli and Erica talk about how feeling motivated isn’t necessarily required to attain the life we want to live. We explore the down side of always striving to feel motivated and helpful ways to move through challenging situations, like anxiety, whether or not we feel motivated.
In this episode Kelli and guest Dr. Amy Johnson take a step back from focusing on anxiety and instead focus on what it means to be human – an easily overlooked part of truly moving past anxiety.
In this unplanned/unscripted episode Kelli coaches Erica about her upcoming first international trip. We talk about the challenges of trying new things in the face of anxiety and how to move forward despite feelings of anxiety and apprehension – which are normal and to be expected when testing the boundaries of our comfort zone.
In this episode Kelli and guest Tara Thorne (registered holistic nutritionist) explore ways to support a stressed or anxious body and mind via nutrition.
In this episode Kelli and Erica shed some light on common physical anxiety symptoms, why they happen, and ways to work through these uncomfortable physical sensations. If you’ve been feeling unsettled, scared, or just curious about certain physical anxiety symptoms you’ve been experiencing then this is the episode for you!
In this episode Kelli and Erica explore what cognitive biases (aka thinking biases) are and how they influence the way we perceive the world. Certain thinking biases can actually cause us to see the world through anxiety-tinted glasses. Lucky for us, thinking is a habit and habits can be changed. Join in as we discuss what helped us remove those anxiety-tinted glasses.
In this episode Kelli and Erica talk about how being assertive can actually help reduce feelings of anxiety. We’ll talk about what being assertive looks like (many of us mistake it for aggressiveness) and how to start fostering it (disclaimer: it can feel a little awkward at first).
In this episode Kelli and Erica talk about how feeling sensitized (aka overwhelmingly anxious) is like walking through a never-ending haunted house. We’ll talk about why sensitization happens and helpful ways to support your body if you’re feeling sensitized.
In this episode Kelli introduces you to reoccurring co-host Erica Leathem, and they explore one of the most common questions about anxiety: What do I do to make anxiety go away? While you won’t walk away from this episode with a magic cure to rid yourself of anxiety, you will gain a better understanding as to why focusing on “What do I do?” isn’t as helpful or effective as it might seem, and what you can focus on instead moving forward.
In this episode Kelli explores what anxiety is (hint, it’s not inherently bad) and how it comes to be so habitual. Think of this episode as an Anxiety 101 course; while a bit on the informational side, it will help build a solid foundational understanding of anxiety. Subsequent episodes will make much more sense if you start here.
In this short and sweet episode your host Kelli Walker introduces herself and what you can expect from Not Another Anxiety Show.