Anxiety Diaries

Anxiety Diaries

A podcast about mental health, incredible people, and much more. Created and hosted by Scott Neumyer. Website: @anxietydiariespodcast Facebook: @anxietydiarypod Call us at 732-903-4441 or email us at anxietydiariespodcast@gmail.com to ask questions, leave us a voice memo, or tell us your story.

Episodes

August 28, 2018

This week’s episode features an in-depth conversation with celebrity trainer and best-selling author Autumn Calabrese. We discuss her incredible incredible Beachbody programs, her portion-control cookbook FIXATE™, healthy eating, exercising when anxious, and how she battled depression and anxiety herself.

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Celebrity trainer, best-selling author, and working mom Autumn Calabrese has created  breakthrough fitnes...

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This week’s episode features an in-depth conversation with comedian and author Adam Cayton-Holland. We discuss his incredible new memoir TRAGEDY PLUS TIME, mental health, the state of comedy today, and the surprising healing power of birdwatching.

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Adam Cayton-Holland is a national touring headliner who was named one of 25 “Comics to Watch” by Esquire magazine and one of “10 Comics to Watch” by Variety. Along ...

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This week’s episode features an in-depth conversation with writer and podcaster KJ Dell’Antonia. We discuss her incredible new book HOW TO BE A HAPPIER PARENT, the anxiety she felt leaving her editorial position at The New York Times and becoming a freelancer, some tips on dealing with anxious children, and how happier parents lead to happier children.

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KJ Dell'Antonia is a writer and a regular contributo...

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This week’s episode features an in-depth conversation with Dr. Jen Esquer. We discuss her incredible commitment to teaching the importance of mobility, the connection between physical and mental health, how she grew her Instagram page to nearly half-a-million followers, her famous Mobility Challenges, and how you can start moving your body.

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Jen Esquer is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and movement enthusiast. S...

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This week’s episode is about the story of the worst panic attack that I have ever had. I mean, it was just a really bad one for me, and a story that I think you all need to hear to know that you’re not alone in this mental health journey. I hope you find it helpful.

Full show notes can be found at: www.anxietydiariespodcast.com/21 

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This week’s episode features an in-depth conversation with writer, actor, and director Jay Chandrasekhar. We discuss his recently released book MUSTACHE SHENANIGANS: MAKING SUPER TROOPERS AND OTHER ADVENTURES IN COMEDY, his latest film SUPER TROOPERS 2, how comedy can aid in mental health and make you feel less alone, the horror of Harvey Weinstein, and if we may see him helming a Marvel Cinematic Universe film at some point.

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This week’s episode features an in-depth conversation with writer and artist Jonathan Santlofer. We discuss his incredible new book THE WIDOWER’S NOTEBOOK, how he deals with the grief of losing his wife so suddenly and unexpectedly, the ways in which grief manifests things like addiction, anxiety, and pain, and we also discuss how to keep on living after such a tragic loss.

Jonathan Santlofer is a writer and artist. His debut nove...

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This week’s episode is about the five things that I do to try to make a bad day better. I’ll tell you the things I actually do to try to turn those bad days into good ones, or at least make them manageable. Then I answer a listener’s question and share one listener’s emotional story of her first anxiety attack.

Full show notes can be found at: www.anxietydiariespodcast.com/18

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This week’s episode features an in-depth conversation with writer Amanda Stern. We discuss her incredible new book LITTLE PANIC: DISPATCHES FROM AN ANXIOUS LIFE, how she deals with her lifelong anxiety, her connection to Etan Patz, and the absolute horror of separating children from their parents.

Amanda Stern was born in New York City and raised in Greenwich Village. She’s the author of The Long Haul and eleven books for children...

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This week’s episode features an in-depth conversation with mental health advocate, storyteller, and the incredible person behind the @anxietysupport Instagram account, Baylee Alana. We discuss her own struggles with anxiety and OCD, building her enormous Instagram community, and mental health initiatives.

Six years ago Baylee Alana was in need of a support system. Feeling the loneliness that can follow a new mental illness diag...

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This week’s episode is a true anxiety diary. It is raw, open, and unfiltered look at why things have to feel so hard sometimes. In the wake of a very rough week for a lot of people, I had some thoughts that I had to get off my chest and some things I needed to share. I wanted you all to know that you’re not the only ones who have bad days. I do too.

Full show notes can be found at: www.anxietydiariespodcast.com/15

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This week’s episode is all about the five ways I try to manage my anticipatory anxiety. These practical tips and tricks could also be useful for you when you’re dealing with anticipatory anxiety. They’re super simple, but also incredibly useful!

Full show notes can be found at: www.anxietydiariespodcast.com/14

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This week’s episode features an in-depth conversation with journalist, entrepreneur and New York Times bestselling author Sarah Wilson. We discuss her incredible new book FIRST, WE MAKE THE BEAST BEAUTIFUL: A NEW JOURNEY THROUGH ANXIETY, how she deals with anxiety, interesting ways that your body could be making you anxious, and what quitting sugar has done for her (and millions of other people).

Sarah Wilson is a journalist, entr...

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This week’s episode features a lengthy, in-depth conversation with professional basketball player Royce White. We discuss a wide variety of topics including his thoughts on mental health, Lebron James, Kanye West, Kevin Love, Barack Obama, Colin Kaepernick, DeMar DeRozan, Slavery, winning back-to-back NBL championships, and a possible return to the NBA.

I first wrote about Royce in 2013 with my award-winning essay “I Am Royce White...

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This week’s episode features an in-depth conversation with author, artist, and speaker Amber Rae. We discuss her incredible new book CHOOSE WONDER OVER WORRY, her unique way of handling anxiety, and how she got her very fitting name.

We’re also giving away a copy of her book on the podcast! Listen to the episode to find out how to enter!

Called a “Millennial Motivator” by Fortune and "The Brené Brown of Wonder” by Mind Body Gr...

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This week’s episode is all about the five things I do when I’m anxious. These practical tips and tricks could also be useful for you when you’re suffering from anxiety. They’re super simple, but also incredibly useful!

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You can find the podcast at www.anxietydiariespodcast.com or at imsoanxious....

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This week’s episode features a lengthy, in-depth conversation with journalist and author Kate Rope. We discuss her incredible new book STRONG AS A MOTHER, mental health during pregnancy and parenthood, and much more.

We’re also giving away a copy of her book on the podcast! Listen to find out how you can enter for a chance to win! (Winner must live in the US or Canada to receive their copy of the book, as those are the only two re...

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This week’s episode features a lengthy, in-depth conversation with writer, educator, and entrepreneur Geoffrey Kleinman. We discuss what happened when he suffered a concussion two years ago and the terrifying aftermath of Post Concussion Syndrome that he’s had to endure since. We also chat about depression, medical marijuana, family, and much more.

Geoff Kleinman was the creative force behind the popular drinks site DrinkSpirits.co...

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This week’s episode features a lengthy, in-depth conversation with journalist Joel Keller. We discuss his career, his battles with mental illness, and how he manages it while raising a young daughter. It’s a great conversation and one worth listening to!

Joel Keller (@joelkeller) writes about food, entertainment, parenting and tech, but he doesn’t kid himself: he’s a TV junkie. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, Sl...

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April 21, 2018

This is the first mini episode of Anxiety Diaries! These shorter mini episodes will fall in between the normal, longer episodes, and will discuss tips, tricks, and anecdotes from my own anxiety journeys.

This mini episode discusses what happens when you have to wait...for a very long time.

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