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Anxiety is deeply misunderstood. Join Russell Kennedy for a unique and powerful discussion how to truly heal your anxiety.

Anxiety Rx Russell Kennedy

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Anxiety is deeply misunderstood. Join Russell Kennedy for a unique and powerful discussion how to truly heal your anxiety.

    Wholeness Within: Healing Anxiety by Reconnecting with Our Past

    Wholeness Within: Healing Anxiety by Reconnecting with Our Past

    Welcome to the AnxietyRx podcast. Today, I want to explore how trauma becomes entrenched in our bodies, forming the basis of an ongoing cycle of anxiety. My theory suggests that trauma isn't just a mental construct; it's physically stored in our bodies, perpetuating what I call the "alarm anxiety cycle."
    Contrary to common belief, anxiety isn't just a mental issue; it's rooted in unresolved trauma. True healing requires reconnecting with our younger selves, acknowledging and resolving the stored trauma within our bodies.
    My program, MBRX (Mind Body Prescription for Permanent Anxiety Healing) is transformative because, it allows you to bridge the gap between mind and body, so we can confront and heal the root causes of our anxiety.
    It's about embracing our entire selves, from the wounded child within to the present adult, and fostering a sense of wholeness.
    Thank you for listening and you can find me on IG: @theanxietymd if you have any questions.
    PS. If you would like to join the MBRX family of 3000+ anxiety WARRIORS who are shifting from coping with their anxiety to actually HEALING it, click the link below: https://www.theanxietymd.com/MBRX

    • 17 min
    Drama Bonding: From Chaos to Calm

    Drama Bonding: From Chaos to Calm

    In this enlightening conversation with Dr. Scott Lyons, a holistic psychologist and mind-body medicine specialist, we explore the relationship between trauma, healing, and the mind-body connection.
    The conversation touches on the concept of "drama bonding," where individuals find themselves drawn to relationships or situations that replicate past traumas, leading to a cycle of stress and dysfunction.
    Exploring the physiological aspects of healing, we discuss the impact of stress on the body and the brain's response to pain.
    Throughout the discussion, we encourage a holistic approach to healing that honors the interconnectedness of mind, body, and spirit, challenging conventional narratives around healing, inviting listeners to explore new pathways towards wholeness and self-discovery.
    Thank you for listening and you can find me on IG: @theanxietymd if you have any questions.
    PS. If you would like to join the MBRX family of 3000+ anxiety WARRIORS who are shifting from coping with their anxiety to actually HEALING it, click the link below: https://www.theanxietymd.com/MBRX

    • 47 min
    Fawn Response: The Silent Struggle

    Fawn Response: The Silent Struggle

    Today I have a very special guest, Dr. Nima Rahmany, a good friend and a retired chiropractor who now teaches people how to break free from trauma bonds.
    In this episode we explore the concept of 'fawning' - a trauma response where individuals suppress their true feelings to please others, affecting their identity and mental health.
    We discuss how this behavior, rooted in childhood experiences, leads to chronic anxiety and physical health issues like chronic pain and autoimmune disorders.
    The key to overcoming this is recognizing these patterns, developing a stronger relationship with oneself, and learning to respect personal boundaries.
    We emphasize the importance of repairing relationships and building resilience through empathy and understanding.
    This episode is a deep dive into self-discovery and establishing healthier connections.
    Thank you for listening and you can find me on IG: @theanxietymd if you have any questions.
    PS. If you would like to join the MBRX family of 2700+ anxiety WARRIORS who are shifting from coping with their anxiety to actually HEALING it, click the link below: https://www.theanxietymd.com/MBRX
    Links for Dr. Nima:
    Dr. Nima's Attachment Style Assessment:
    https://go.drnima.com/fi6u2
    The Overview Experience with Dr. Nima:
    https://go.drnima.com/jhswh
    Trauma Bonds Webinar: https://go.drnima.com/rtuy9 

    • 1 hr 9 min
    The Manxiety Podcast: The Anxiety of a Trauma Bond

    The Manxiety Podcast: The Anxiety of a Trauma Bond

    Today, I am excited to share with you the first episode of The Manxiety Podcast, hosted by my colleague, Dr. Nima Rahmany.
    As I will be an occasional guest on the show, I'm thrilled to kick off our dialogue with a deep dive into the complex topic of trauma bonds.
    Join us as we chat about how these bonds from childhood impact our relationships.
    Trauma bonds are like glitches from our past that mess up how we relate to others. It's a cycle—the cycle involves love bombing, devaluing, and discarding.
    We talk about how things like oxytocin (the love hormone) and daydreams play into these bonds, making them feel addictive and hard to break.
    But here's the kicker: realizing what's going on and seeing our relationships for what they really are can help us shake these patterns.
    We also tackle the tough stuff—like why men often struggle to ask for help and why it's key to be proactive in breaking free from these bonds.
    It's not easy to ditch the shame and masks we've been carrying, but by sharing our own stories and seeking practical advice, we can start to untangle these knots.
    Thank you for listening, you can find me @theanxietymd and Dr. Nima @drnima on IG if you have any questions.
    For additional information on trauma bonds or work that Dr. Nima does check out the following links:
    Trauma Bonds Webinar: https://go.drnima.com/rtuy9
    Attachment Style Quiz: https://go.drnima.com/6venu

    • 43 min
    The S.H.O.U.L.D. Method: Your Path to Inner Child Healing

    The S.H.O.U.L.D. Method: Your Path to Inner Child Healing

    In this episode of the Anxiety Rx podcast, I want to emphasize something deeply personal and transformative: the importance of reconnecting with your inner child to heal from the deep-seated wounds of anxiety, depression, and other struggles born from childhood trauma.
    Using the S.H.O.U.L.D. Method (See, Hear, Open, Understand, Love, Defend), I walk alongside you, offering guidance to reconnecting with your younger self, helping you provide the nurturing love and protective care that may have been absent in the past.
    By fostering this loving bond within ourselves, we can heal from the deep-seated wounds of the past and find peace in the present.
    Thank you for listening and you can find me on IG: @theanxietymd if you have any questions.
    PS. If you would like to join the MBRX family of 3000+ anxiety WARRIORS who are shifting from coping with their anxiety to actually HEALING it, click the link below: https://www.theanxietymd.com/MBRX

    • 23 min
    Buddha’s Legacy: Healing Anxiety Through Your Pets

    Buddha’s Legacy: Healing Anxiety Through Your Pets

    Today, I'm sharing a personal struggle – my beloved dog, Buddha, is facing health challenges, and I'm contemplating saying goodbye. The impending loss brings up past wounds, highlighting the unique bond between those with anxiety and their pets.
    Pets offer a trustworthy love, a stark contrast to our struggles with self-love. As Buddha's situation unfolds, I reflect on the healing journey from anxiety, emphasizing the need to integrate our adult and child selves and connect our minds and bodies.
    Grateful for the resilience I've built, I recognize handling challenges, like Buddha's aging, is now manageable. In closing, love has transformative power – for pets and ourselves. Despite hardships, we possess the strength to navigate uncertainties.
    Thanks for letting me share this deeply personal part of my life with you.
    Thank you for listening and you can find me on IG: @theanxietymd if you have any questions.
    PS. If you would like to join the MBRX family of 3000+ anxiety WARRIORS who are shifting from coping with their anxiety to actually HEALING it, click the link below: https://www.theanxietymd.com/MBRX

    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
177 Ratings

177 Ratings

rcyoungiv ,

Transformational Content

Grateful to have encountered Dr Kennedy’s approach to anxiety being a feeling problem, but a talking problem.

However, some recent episodes have had some incredibly distracting background noises (heavy breathing, footstep, grunting(?), and doors closing)

Hari N.S. ,

Absolutely Changed My Life

Thank you so much Dr. Kennedy. Reading your book, listening to this podcast and doing all the MBRX meditations have completely changed my life for the better. I feel significantly less alarm and able to process tough situations more easily.

Sebytershsh ,

Great content. Bad audio

I bought the book and think it’s fantastic. Purchased the MBRX program and not too far into it but seems good. The podcast content is great. But the audio quality is annoying. At times it sounds like heavy breathing/sniffling/ loudly directly into the mic or something while someone is talking. It makes it difficult for me to listen to the podcast. Resolve the audio issue and it would be 5 stars.

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