What You’ll Learn in this Episode:
- What she’s learned about managing her anxiety.
- Why it’s important to do things “afraid.”
- Methods of managing anxiety and depression.
- How she found a “gift” in her anxiety.
- The impact anxiety/depression have on someone’s life.
- Resources for those suffering with depression/anxiety at Anxiety and Depression Association of America.
- More from her book, Journaling Fame - A Memoir of a Life Unhinged and on the Record.
High Five Highlights:
- What made you want to become a journalist? Reading biographies and memoirs as a kid was a saving grace for me and being a biography buff made me want to be a journalist and a storyteller.
- Do you have a favorite interview? Kristin Chenoweth, Deepak Chopra, 50 Cent, Nancy Sinatra and Russell Simmons.
- Knowing what you know now, what advice would you give your younger self? Relax, trust the universe, it’s all going to work out.
- What can people expect to hear when tuning in to your podcast, “On Finding Peace”? I have guests on that they themselves have gone through pain and suffering or lots of stress and anxiety. They share with us what they’ve learned. People who want to get a message out that says we can change the way we view ourselves and find inner peace.
- Do you have a favorite quote or book you can share? “If you’re going through hell, keep going.”
- Finish this sentence: “Throughout my life the most important thing I’ve learned is...” Leave your ego at the door and to learn how to give and receive love.
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