Dear Anxiety Podcast Episodes

Episode 32: Post-Traumatic Growth

Ed and Renee explain post-traumatic growth, and demonstrate skills to help kids find the positive hidden in the negative, while also allowing them space to feel their hurt.

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Episode 31: The Pursuit of Meaning

Ed and Renee are here to share some tips for helping your kids find meaning, and maybe they’ll help you find some yourself.

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Episode 30: Being a Realistic Optimist

Ed and Renee demonstrate tools for finding the balance between blind optimism and bitter pessimism, and teach us all how to be realistic optimists.

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Episode 29: Belonging, Fitting In, and Acceptance

In this episode, we discover the differences between belonging and fitting in, and we learn the meaning of real acceptance.

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Episode 28: Stuck in the What-If Loop

When we think about the future, we often see uncertainty, and the result is worry and anxiety. Your hosts have great tools for managing what-ifs, and focusing on what really matters.

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Episode 27: Further Procrastination Exploration

Ed and Renee take a deeper dive into what researchers call “intentional delay,” and explain how self-compassion plays a huge role in ending procrastination.

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Episode 26: Escaping The Over-Scheduling Trap

Renee and Ed discuss the high price of the over-scheduling phenomenon, and share ideas about what you and your kids can do about it.  

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Episode 25: Spotting Thought Holes

Renee and Ed help us identify different kinds of cognitive distortions, or “thought holes,” show us how we can think more accurately, and they host a game show with fabulous prizes.

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