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Episode 54: Teen Anxiety – Jamie Roberts

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    In this episode, we're talking with Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Jamie Roberts about teen anxiety. Anxiety is all-too-common in our teens -- and in the world in general. This episode provides definitions and explanations of anxiety and some practical strategies you can use right now to start taking control of anxiety.

    Share this episode with a teen in your life, and make sure to pick up a copy of Jamie Roberts' book, Mindfulness for Teen Anxiety: A Practical Guide to Manage Stress, Ease Worry, and Find Calm. It’s written for teens in a format and style that they’ll really connect to and not feel overwhelmed by.

    In this week's episode, you'll learn:

    • How to define anxiety
    • Strategies to get a handle on anxiety
    • The importance of self-talk
    • How mindfulness affects anxiety and why it helps

    Episode Highlight

    "It will pass. Every time you’ve had anxiety or a panic attack, it has passed. In that moment, it sure does feel awful, and like it’s never going to end, but every time it has happened, it has ended. So know that there is relief in sight."

    - Jamie Roberts



    Jamie Roberts, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist


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