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Well, Hello Anxiety: The Podcast

See anxiety for what it really is and learn how to dial it down

Our minds didn’t evolve for modern-day life, let alone pandemic life. It’s natural to feel anxious, but sometimes we can get stuck in a cycle of anxiety that gets in the way of, well, everything. If you’re looking for a compassionate place to learn how to dial anxiety down and get on with creating a happier life with more calm, contentment, meaning and purpose, this is the podcast for you.

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Well, Hello You!

Welcome to the Go-To Podcast for people who want to finally get anxiety out of the way and get on with life

Whether you're living with anxiety, or parenting an anxious child or teen, it doesn't have to mean constantly trying to overcome challenges or missing out, for either of you - and once you've listened to an episode or two, you'll understand exactly what I mean. Each week you'll hear enlightening conversations with experts, with someone who, like me, is well acquainted with anxiety, or experts who know anxiety well! After all, to be anxious is so very human. And every now and again, it'll be just me and you. 

Featured Episodes

Say hello to some of my favourite guests

When eating in front of others causes anxiety

Jackson is 11. His anxiety about eating food in front of other people takes up a huge part of his day. His anxiety escalates as recess and lunchtime approach at school, but he feels equally anxious about being watched eating at home with his family. Because anxiety feels so awful, the natural response is to…
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This podcast is for you if:

You’re looking for a compassionate place to learn how to dial anxiety down.

You’re ready to get on with creating a life filled with happiness, contentment, meaning, purpose, and a whole lot of *deep breath* calm.

You really just want to end the struggle with anxiety and build your very own toolkit of practical skills that help you thrive.

You’re interested in understanding more about the role of mindfulness, psychological flexibility, and exercise in managing anxiety and enhancing wellbeing.

Understanding anxiety and what it feels like to be anxious is the first step towards managing your worries well and supporting your own wellbeing. Whether anxiety is a part of your life, as it has been part of mine, or you want to learn how to support your partner, kids, or coworkers, the insights in these conversations will help you to do what’s really important to you - even if anxiety has to come along for the ride.

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Recent Episodes

Keep calm and press play

Nothing says “confidence” like kind words

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Peninsula Hot Springs has been fortunate and is grateful to be working with Jodi. Her style, knowledge and caring has made sure all activities we have undertaken together have been very well received. We look forward to continue in our joint quest to deliver great health and wellbeing outcomes for our guests and for the broader community.

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Charles Davidson

Peninsula Hot Springs
Chairman, Founder, Creative Director

About your host
Hi, I’m Dr. Jodi Richardson.

Anxiety and wellbeing speaker, educator, and bestselling author.

Anxiety and I have been acquainted for a very long time, and I know firsthand how difficult it can be to deal with anxious thoughts and feelings. Right now, you might be dealing with everyday stressors (hello, 2020 and *ahem* 2021), challenging school, work, or life circumstances, or even the genetic imprint of a mental health condition - and I get it. It’s never easy, but with the right advice and support, it does get easier - and that’s what I’m here for. 

I’m dedicated to supporting others with their mental health and wellbeing, and when I’m not podcasting, I’m usually busy writing or working with parents, teachers, children, and other professionals.

My superpower is openness and honesty - and I believe that the truth really can set you free.

Through candid conversations with guests who have been there and done that, I’ll give you the expertise, inspiration, and practical strategies and tools you need to rise to the challenge of being human and thrive. If you’re looking to cultivate the skills to finally get anxiety out of the way and embrace all of life’s possibilities (or support children to do just that), this is the podcast for you.

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Get the full story of life with anxiety with my blend of in-depth psychological knowledge and personal experience.

Books

My books, Anxious Kids and Anxious Mums, are filled with personal and professional insights into approaching anxiety from a place of realism and hope.  

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