Podcast Episode 198 Got Anxiety Over Speaking? Do This! Featuring Judy Grupenhoff

Public speaking, speaking up, being singled out…all of these activities can lead to serious fear and anxiety. In fact, you may feel so much fear and anxiety about them that all of your life decisions are made in an effort to avoid them. If this is you, you are going to love today’s episode. My guest today is Judy Grupenhoff, MEd, NBC-HWC. She is an Integrative Wellness Coach, HeartMath® Certified Trainer and Interventions Professional. She specializes in anxiety coaching with a focus on the neurobiology of change and self-compassion. For over 10 years she has been helping women of all ages learn practical brain-based skills to calm the nervous system, quiet inner critical dialogs, and live with greater power, peace and possibility.
We discuss:
  • The neurobiology of self-criticism vs self-compassion
  • The difference between anxiety and fear
  • Neural pathways and the role they play in anxiety and fear
  • The three essential steps to calm an anxious brain
  • How to shift your thinking to self compassion
Learn more about Judy and get her 3 Steps to Calm an Anxious Brain.
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Angela Lussier is the founder of the Speaker Sisterhood and also an award-winning speaker, seven-time author, and two-time TEDx presenter. She is the host of Claim the Stage, a public speaking podcast for women. Her motto: Stop waiting. Start creating.