223 episodes

Parenting isn't easy, and it's normal to worry. Lynn Lyons, therapist, author, and speaker is one of the world's experts on helping parents, kids, and teens manage anxiety. She talks with co-host and sister-in-law Robin Hutson in a weekly podcast full of laughs, and practical advice without the psychobabble. At the beginning of the pandemic, Lynn and Robin started the Flusterclux podcast when their parenting retreats went on hiatus, and they're now 2 years in, talking about anxiety and worry, their love for Mr. Rogers, and the crazy things the mental health field gets WRONG about anxiety.
Anxiety Expert Lynn Lyons has been a therapist for over 30 years. She's an author of 3 books with a new one coming out in October and has traveled around the US and Canada training hundreds of audiences teachers, school nurses, counselors and parents about managing anxiety.
Flusterclux represents that feeling of overwhelm. Each episode is filled with practical advice for parents how to better manage their worry and big feelings like anger and sadness so that they are modeling healthy emotional awareness.
Lynn answers listener questions and gives parents concrete strategies for developing the traits that are their kids' best defenses against anxiety and depression later in life: flexibility, resilience, autonomy, and problem solving. New episodes every Friday at 5AM EST.
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Flusterclux With Lynn Lyons: For Parents Who Worry Lynn Lyons LICSW, Robin Hutson

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.9 • 367 Ratings

Parenting isn't easy, and it's normal to worry. Lynn Lyons, therapist, author, and speaker is one of the world's experts on helping parents, kids, and teens manage anxiety. She talks with co-host and sister-in-law Robin Hutson in a weekly podcast full of laughs, and practical advice without the psychobabble. At the beginning of the pandemic, Lynn and Robin started the Flusterclux podcast when their parenting retreats went on hiatus, and they're now 2 years in, talking about anxiety and worry, their love for Mr. Rogers, and the crazy things the mental health field gets WRONG about anxiety.
Anxiety Expert Lynn Lyons has been a therapist for over 30 years. She's an author of 3 books with a new one coming out in October and has traveled around the US and Canada training hundreds of audiences teachers, school nurses, counselors and parents about managing anxiety.
Flusterclux represents that feeling of overwhelm. Each episode is filled with practical advice for parents how to better manage their worry and big feelings like anger and sadness so that they are modeling healthy emotional awareness.
Lynn answers listener questions and gives parents concrete strategies for developing the traits that are their kids' best defenses against anxiety and depression later in life: flexibility, resilience, autonomy, and problem solving. New episodes every Friday at 5AM EST.
Find us at flusterclux.com https://www.facebook.com/flusterclux https://www.instagram.com/flusterclux/

    Managing the Big Feelings Around Graduations

    Managing the Big Feelings Around Graduations

    It’s graduation time. Robin is smack in the middle of this emotional time and Lynn has navigated it twice. So they’re both crying. 
    ...and here's the Katrina Kenison piece that Lynn mentions:
    https://www.katrinakenison.com/2020/03/16/the-gift-of-an-ordinary-day/

    WE'VE MADE PLAYLISTS OF OUR EPISODES TO HELP YOU FIND RESOURCES ON SPECIFIC TOPICS.
    Here is our first:
    Parents of Anxious Kids, Start Here
    For those brand new to the podcast, we suggest starting with this playlist featuring Lynn Lyons and the 7-part anxiety disruptor series as well as a 3-part series on the skills most helpful in managing anxious kids: flexibility, problem solving, and autonomy.
    Consult our Spotify profile for the most up-to-date selection.
     
    WIN A COPY OF THE ANXIETY AUDIT COURSE!
    We will select two listeners who complete our listener survey. We hope it is you!
     
    FOLLOW US
    Join the Facebook group to get news on the upcoming courses for parents, teens, and kids.
    Follow Flusterclux on Facebook and Instagram.
    Follow Lynn Lyons on Twitter and Youtube.

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    • 32 min
    Teaching Your Kids How To Fix or End Friendships After Big Fights

    Teaching Your Kids How To Fix or End Friendships After Big Fights

    Have you been hearing a lot about boundaries lately? And “toxic relationships"? Buzzwords capture our—and our children’s—attention, but what do memes and quotes on social media actually teach us about managing friendships and repairing ruptures? In this episode we talk about the skills of repair, the importance of connection, and valuing relationships amidst the pull of a throw-away culture.

    WE'VE MADE PLAYLISTS OF OUR EPISODES TO HELP YOU FIND RESOURCES ON SPECIFIC TOPICS.
    Here is our first:
    Parents of Anxious Kids, Start Here
    For those brand new to the podcast, we suggest starting with this playlist featuring Lynn Lyons and the 7-part anxiety disruptor series as well as a 3-part series on the skills most helpful in managing anxious kids: flexibility, problem solving, and autonomy.
    Consult our Spotify profile for the most up-to-date selection.
     
    WIN A COPY OF THE ANXIETY AUDIT COURSE!
    We will select two listeners who complete our listener survey. We hope it is you!
     
    FOLLOW US
    Join the Facebook group to get news on the upcoming courses for parents, teens, and kids.
    Follow Flusterclux on Facebook and Instagram.
    Follow Lynn Lyons on Twitter and Youtube.

    VISIT OUR SPONSORS FOR SPECIAL OFFERS JUST FOR YOU:
    Get 20% off your first order when you go to LIQUIDIV.com and use code FLUSTER at checkout.
    Go to zocdoc.com/FLUSTER and download the ZOCDOC app for free. Then find and book a top-rated doctor today.
    Mother’s Day is coming right up, so order today to get 15% off your SKYLIGHT purchase at SkylightCal.com/FLUSTERCLUX.
    Our listeners get an additional 15% off an annual Master Class membership at MASTERCLASS.com/FLUSTER.
    Go to lumen.me and use code FLUSTER to get $50 off your LUMEN order.
    Go to songfinch.com/FLUSTER and start your song – after you purchase, you’ll be prompted to add Spotify Streaming for your original song for FREE - a $50 value!
    Go to CLARITIN.com right now for a discount so you can Live Claritin Clear.
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    • 36 min
    Listener Question: My Daughter Panics About Things In Big Ways. What Is Going On?

    Listener Question: My Daughter Panics About Things In Big Ways. What Is Going On?

    Sometimes kids have big reactions over seemingly small things. Or they panic over something that hasn’t really bothered them in the past. Is this a “new” problem, or a different piece content that worry has discovered? 

    WE'VE MADE PLAYLISTS OF OUR EPISODES TO HELP YOU FIND RESOURCES ON SPECIFIC TOPICS.
    Here is our first:
    Parents of Anxious Kids, Start Here
    For those brand new to the podcast, we suggest starting with this playlist featuring Lynn Lyons and the 7-part anxiety disruptor series as well as a 3-part series on the skills most helpful in managing anxious kids: flexibility, problem solving, and autonomy.
    Consult our Spotify profile for the most up-to-date selection.
     
    WIN A COPY OF THE ANXIETY AUDIT COURSE!
    We will select two listeners who complete our listener survey. We hope it is you!
     
    FOLLOW US
    Join the Facebook group to get news on the upcoming courses for parents, teens, and kids.
    Follow Flusterclux on Facebook and Instagram.
    Follow Lynn Lyons on Twitter and Youtube.

    VISIT OUR SPONSORS FOR SPECIAL OFFERS JUST FOR YOU:
    Get 20% off your first order when you go to LIQUIDIV.com and use code FLUSTER at checkout.
    Go to zocdoc.com/FLUSTER and download the ZOCDOC app for free. Then find and book a top-rated doctor today.
    Mother’s Day is coming right up, so order today to get 15% off your SKYLIGHT purchase at SkylightCal.com/FLUSTERCLUX.
    Our listeners get an additional 15% off an annual Master Class membership at MASTERCLASS.com/FLUSTER.
    Go to lumen.me and use code FLUSTER to get $50 off your LUMEN order.
    Go to songfinch.com/FLUSTER and start your song – after you purchase, you’ll be prompted to add Spotify Streaming for your original song for FREE - a $50 value!
    Go to CLARITIN.com right now for a discount so you can Live Claritin Clear.
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    • 35 min
    The Anxiety Around Your Kid's Health with Pediatrician Dr. Jessica Hochman

    The Anxiety Around Your Kid's Health with Pediatrician Dr. Jessica Hochman

    Pediatricians and family physicians are on the front lines of our children’s mental health needs. In fact, they are reporting more and more that it’s the most common (and often most challenging) issue they are addressing with families. On this episode, Lynn and Robin are joined by Dr. Jessica Hochman, whose practice and podcast (Ask Dr. Jessica) focus on helping families feel more confident and informed. What is it like to be a pediatrician in the age of worry? What is most satisfying/challenging for her as she strives to balance offering information, decreasing worry, and supporting healthy connection? 

    WE'VE MADE PLAYLISTS OF OUR EPISODES TO HELP YOU FIND RESOURCES ON SPECIFIC TOPICS.
    Here is our first:
    Parents of Anxious Kids, Start Here
    For those brand new to the podcast, we suggest starting with this playlist featuring Lynn Lyons and the 7-part anxiety disruptor series as well as a 3-part series on the skills most helpful in managing anxious kids: flexibility, problem solving, and autonomy.
    Consult our Spotify profile for the most up-to-date selection.
     
    WIN A COPY OF THE ANXIETY AUDIT COURSE!
    We will select two listeners who complete our listener survey. We hope it is you!
     
    FOLLOW US
    Join the Facebook group to get news on the upcoming courses for parents, teens, and kids.
    Follow Flusterclux on Facebook and Instagram.
    Follow Lynn Lyons on Twitter and Youtube.

    VISIT OUR SPONSORS FOR SPECIAL OFFERS JUST FOR YOU:
    Get 20% off your first order when you go to LIQUIDIV.com and use code FLUSTER at checkout.
    Go to zocdoc.com/FLUSTER and download the ZOCDOC app for free. Then find and book a top-rated doctor today.
    Sign up for GREENLIGHT today and get your first month free at greenlight.com/FLUSTER.
    Mother’s Day is coming right up, so order today to get 15% off your SKYLIGHT purchase at SkylightCal.com/FLUSTERCLUX.
    Our listeners get an additional 15% off an annual Master Class membership at MASTERCLASS.com/FLUSTER.
    To match with a licensed therapist today, go to Talkspace.com/FLUSTER to​ get $80 off of your first month​.
    Go to lumen.me and use code FLUSTER to get $50 off your LUMEN order.
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    • 40 min
    Best of: Loneliness and Connection in Adults

    Best of: Loneliness and Connection in Adults

    In this recast of a popular Season 5 episode, we continue our discussion on loneliness, this time focusing on adults. Making friends in adulthood feels risky. If you are at all anxious or introverted, vulnerability and rejection hardly seem worth it. But connection is possible once we dispel some limiting beliefs. 

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    Mother’s Day is coming right up, so order today to get 15% off your SKYLIGHT purchase at SkylightCal.com/FLUSTERCLUX.
    Our listeners get an additional 15% off an annual Master Class membership at MASTERCLASS.com/FLUSTER.
    To match with a licensed therapist today, go to Talkspace.com/FLUSTER to​ get $80 off of your first month​.
    Go to lumen.me and use code FLUSTER to get $50 off your LUMEN order.
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    • 40 min
    Lynn Talks Directly To Your Kids About Anxiety

    Lynn Talks Directly To Your Kids About Anxiety

    Do you wish your child could hear about worry directly from Lynn? Here you go! In previous episodes Lynn has spoken directly to teens; this episode is for the youngsters. She describes how worry works, what makes it better and worse, and how to externalize and talk to worry. Listen with your child! 

    Get 20% off your first order when you go to LIQUIDIV.com and use code FLUSTER at checkout.
    Go to zocdoc.com/FLUSTER and download the ZOCDOC app for free. Then find and book a top-rated doctor today.
    Sign up for GREENLIGHT today and get your first month free at greenlight.com/FLUSTER.
    Mother’s Day is coming right up, so order today to get 15% off your SKYLIGHT purchase at SkylightCal.com/FLUSTERCLUX.
    Our listeners get an additional 15% off an annual Master Class membership at MASTERCLASS.com/FLUSTER.
    To match with a licensed therapist today, go to Talkspace.com/FLUSTER to​ get $80 off of your first month​.
    Go to lumen.me and use code FLUSTER to get $50 off your LUMEN order.
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    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
367 Ratings

367 Ratings

From120475639 ,

Fantastic resource and engaging delivery

This podcast always has the most helpful and useful information and I love listening to it. Lynn Lyons is a treasure who is insightful and passionate about helping families and individuals with their worry, stress, and anxiety. She lays out helpful framework and tools in an easy to understand format. I highly recommend this podcast.

FC groupie 4 eva ,

FC groupie

I am the mom of a 6 year old with selective mutism, social anxiety, all the sensory problems, rigidity, and global thinking patterns, and this podcast has changed our lives for the better as a family. Have been listening for 6 months now. Forget “the Rogan experience” , “the daily” and all those other highly followed podcasts….. THIS is the true life altering stuff. Flusterclux should be a required listen, right there next to birthing and nursing classes. I am a total groupie now, and recommend to listen to my parent friends all the time.

Acdresqr ,

Life changing!

I found Lynn and Robin, about a year ago, with the help of God, the universe, or some extremely insightful algorithms. Whatever the reason, I am so grateful to both of them for sharing their wisdom and humor with us! With their support, my eyes have been opened to the sticky brain patterns I’ve had my whole life (I am 47), how they have hindered my mental health, and how those patterns affect my children and all my relationships. I am forever grateful to both of you for offering me this new perspective on life and how I can affect change for myself and those I interact with at home and at work.

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