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Don't freak out, but you've just found the best anxiety podcast for learning all of the most powerful tools for healing your stress and anxiety. From nutrition, biohacking, mindfulness and more you'll learn how to stop freaking out and start loving life.

Don't Freak Out! An Anxiety Podcast with Allison Micco Allison Micco

    • Alternative Health
    • 3.7 • 3 Ratings

Don't freak out, but you've just found the best anxiety podcast for learning all of the most powerful tools for healing your stress and anxiety. From nutrition, biohacking, mindfulness and more you'll learn how to stop freaking out and start loving life.

    Birth Anxiety with Anne Margolis

    Birth Anxiety with Anne Margolis

    Episode 28: Does the idea of birth and pregnancy cause you crazy anxiety? It doesn't have to! This week I am interviewing Anne Margolis, Licensed Certified Nurse Midwife, OB/GYN Nurse Practitioner, Certified Yoga Teacher, and Clarity Breathwork Practitioner. She is a 3rd generation guide to mommas birthing babies in her family. Anne has helped thousands of families in her 20+ year midwifery practice and has personally ushered the births of over 1000 healthy babies into the world. She has also guided countless human beings to heal from emotional pain, inner stress and trauma, and reclaim their joyfulness, calm and overall sense of well-being. FOR RESOURCES- Head to allisonmicco.com/anne
    Here are my favorite gems from this week’s episode: How the medicalization of birth can actually increase fear and anxiety surrounding birth The body is intelligent and intuitive when it comes to pregnancy and birth – trust your inner wisdom! Our mood and vibe has a huge effect on the way we experience birth Why it’s great to have a plan – but important to remain unattached to the outcome Why practicing mindfulness and breath work are so important for a calm birth Check me on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/dontfreakoutpodcast
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    • 1 hr 7 min
    Approaching Anxiety Mindfully with Rick Hanson

    Approaching Anxiety Mindfully with Rick Hanson

    Welcome to Episode 27! In this episode I'm talking with NYT Bestselling author Rick Hanson. Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a psychologist, Senior Fellow of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, and New York Times best-selling author. His books are available in 26 languages and include Hardwiring Happiness, Buddha’s Brain, Just One Thing, and Mother Nurture. He edits the Wise Brain Bulletin and has numerous audio programs. A summa cum laude graduate of UCLA and founder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom, he’s been an invited speaker at NASA, Oxford, Stanford, Harvard, and other major universities, and taught in meditation centers worldwide.
    Here are my favorite gems from this week's episode:
    Where psychology, neuroscience, and contemplative wisdom meet and how to apply these principles to our life Why it's so important to know where you would like to grow in your life (my goal: grow compassion!) Why we need to experience what we want to know in ourself, and how really to take those feelings in (and how to experience those things in the first place!)  Why our brains are like teflon for negative experiences, and what we can do about it Rick's three suggestions for staying in tune with a positive outlook Check me on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/dontfreakoutpodcast
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    • 44 min
    Tosha McLaren author of Lies My Mind Tells Me

    Tosha McLaren author of Lies My Mind Tells Me

    Welcome to Episode 26! I'm talking with Tosha McLaren, author of Lies My Mind Tells Me. She helps people who believe that anxiety is NOT a life sentence and are ready to do whatever it takes to excel in their lives! With over 13 years of experience in the mental health field, she has overcome her own severe OCD and anxiety. Tosha aims to heal the entire body, not just the mind.
    Here are my favorite gems from this week’s episode:
    All about her new book, Lies My Mind Tells Me The Five Senses of Peace that we can use to link back into the moment and stay chill during panic How anxiety can be a pathway to joy (hint- foster your strengths!) How mindset can be the most powerful tool for recovery The three legs that make up anxiety (and how to break them down!) Check me on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/dontfreakoutpodcast
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    Get my FREE guide for how to stop freaking out: http://www.dontfreakoutpodcast.com

    • 59 min
    Stop Body Anxiety and Find Your Happy Weight with Daniele Della Valle

    Stop Body Anxiety and Find Your Happy Weight with Daniele Della Valle

    Welcome to Episode 25! I'm talking with Daniele Della Valle, author of Happy Weight, Certified Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and Motivational Speaker. Having worked in the food, beverage, retail and service industries for the past 18 years, Daniele has had an invaluable experience that greatly contributes to her now profession as an NTP and body positive coach. After Daniele transitioned into nutrition she dove head first, worked in a Keto clinic as the principle nutritionist, opened a private practice, wrote a book, started a podcast, and now is about to embark on the conference circuit as a motivational speaker. Her love to heal and be of service to others is clear when you meet her, her heart knows no bounds. Daniele's hope is that she can work hard to help every woman feel validated and supported through every aspect of their life.
     
    Here are my favorite gems from this week’s episode:
    Moments of vulnerability open us up to deeper love and acceptance The holistic approach to healing brings our body, mind and spirit back into balance How to stand your ground when you make health changes How to focus on the body as a whole and eliminate weight-loss thinking in order to find health and happiness Why love is the key to health  
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    • 54 min
    Breaking the Stigma of Mental Illness with Gabe Howard

    Breaking the Stigma of Mental Illness with Gabe Howard

    Welcome to Episode 24! This episode features Gabe Howard. Gabe is an award-winning writer, mental health activist, and sought-after speaker and educator. In 2003, he was formally diagnosed with bipolar and anxiety disorders after being committed to a psychiatric hospital. Gabe’s writing has appeared in numerous online publications, including HealthyPlace, bphope.com, Health Central, Elephant Journal, WEGO Health, and The Mighty. In addition to his online work, he has appeared in Bipolar Magazine, the Columbus Free Press, the Wall Street Journal, Columbus Dispatch, Columbus Monthly, NAMI Advocate, and multiple other newspapers. In addition to his column on Psych Central, Don’t Call Me Crazy, he is also an Associate Editor and can be heard weekly as the host of The Psych Central Show.
    Here are my favorite gems from this weeks episode:
    EVERYONE has mental health and we would do better to learn about it Mental illness can happen to anyone and is not a reflection of the value of a person People with mental illness can and do get better Start conversations about mental illness with compassion and curiosity Mental illness is deeper and more complex than the pop culture portrayal We can be guides to helping people understand mental illness/health Check me on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/dontfreakoutpodcast
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    • 53 min
    The Self-Love Experiment with Shannon Kaiser

    The Self-Love Experiment with Shannon Kaiser

    Welcome to Episode 23! This episode features Shannon Kaiser, author of The Self-Love Experiment. Shannon is an international speaker, coach, traveler, and author of Adventures for Your Soul: 21 Ways to Transform Your Habits and Reach Your Full Potential, Find Your Happy: An Inspirational Guide to Loving Life to the Fullest, and Find Your Happy Daily Mantras: 365 Days of Motivation for a Happy, Peaceful and Fulfilling Life. She has been named among the "top 100 women to watch in wellness" by Mind Body Green. She is a seven-time contributing author to Chicken Soup for the Soul and an international life coach and speaker. Learn more at www.playwiththeworld.com.
    Here are my favorite gems from this weeks episode:
    Self-care is not selfish Self-love is an experiment in what brings us joy Why self-love helps us change the world Why affirmations are so essential to loving ourselves How to identify the inner critic and change negative-self talk How self-love allows us to find the confidence to follow our dreams  Check me on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/dontfreakoutpodcast
    Follow me on Instagram http://www.instagram.com/dontfreakoutpodcast
    Get my FREE guide for how to stop freaking out: http://www.dontfreakoutpodcast.com

    • 44 min

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You need this podcast in your life!!

As someone who has suffered with anxiety for years, I have found the content in this podcast so incredibly powerful! I love that Allison steps outside the box and isn't just looking at anxiety as a 'problem'. Can't wait for more!

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