Dr. Helen Odessky is an anxiety expert and the author of the brand new book titled “Stop Anxiety From Stopping You.” She describes her early experiences with anxiety as a youth as feeling like there was a cinder block on her chest, and many years later has dedicated her career to understanding the ins and outs of the panic and fears we all face everyday. Check out her book at the link below. You might recognize the guy who wrote the foreword!
Highlights of this episode include:
-The dreaded school lunchroom and anxiety
-How panic manifests differently in people
-Anxiety advice that absolutely DOES NOT
-Should you remedy panic attacks with Coca Cola?
-Two surprising things that can short circuit (but not cure) anxiety
-Tips for taking ownership of your anxiety