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Stand Up To Anxiety

Stand Up To Anxiety

By Lucy J Smith
The Stand Up To Anxiety Podcast is hosted by Lucy J Smith, Mental Health Advocate and Author. Lucy shares with you her own experiences with anxiety, lack of confidence and low self-esteem including her low points, and how she has learned from those experiences and continues to today. In this podcast you will learn how to understand your anxiety and how to create a toolkit full of techniques and tools to help you when your anxiety gets triggered. For episode show notes and to shop Lucy's range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults please visit her website. www.lucyjsmith.com
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043: Coping With Changes To Coronavirus Restrictions
In this episode Lucy talks abut coping with changes to Coronavirus restrictions. Over the last year there have been a lot of changes to our lives, I know for me it has created new anxiety triggers and made managing anxiety harder than usual. It is important to remember that how you feel is normal and natural and you can move out of the Pandemic at your own pace. Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
08:43
August 2, 2021
042: How To Use Distraction To Ease Anxiety Symptoms
In this episode Lucy talks about some ideas to help distract you in moments of anxiety. This is a tool that Lucy finds useful as part of her anxiety toolkit. Lucy talks about a few different ways you can distract yourself, including music and television. Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
06:38
July 26, 2021
041: Journal Prompts For Anxiety
In this episode Lucy gives you 6 journal prompts for anxiety. Use these every day in your Stand Up To Anxiety Journal to reflect on your anxiety, track your progress and focus on some positives about your day. Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
10:17
July 19, 2021
040: Dealing With Anxiety In Relationships
In this episode Lucy talks about dealing with anxiety in relationships. Including how to spot triggers to do with your relationships and how to manage it alongside your partner. Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
07:24
July 12, 2021
039: Habits That Make Anxiety Worse
In this episode Lucy talks about 6 habits that make her anxiety worse, including alcohol, not exercising and lack of sleep. Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
06:58
July 5, 2021
038: How To Create A Relaxing Evening Routine
In this episode Lucy talks about how to create a relaxing evening routine. This is something Lucy has done since the very start of her personal development journey and it has helped her to manage her anxiety and get a good night sleep.  Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
09:23
June 28, 2021
BONUS: World Well-Being Week
In this episode Lucy gives you some tips to work on your well-being for World Well-Being Week.  Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
06:53
June 25, 2021
037: Using Hypnotherapy For Anxiety with Kate
In this episode Lucy interviews Kate (@elevate.integrate.therapy) all about her own anxiety, how she realised she was struggling with anxiety and how she’s used hypnotherapy herself and in her therapy practice with her clients. Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
13:31
June 21, 2021
036: How To Use A Habit Tracker
In this episode Lucy talks about how to use a habit tracker. Learn how a habit tracker can help you to be consistent and how and when to start new habits. Use the Stand Up To Anxiety Journal as a habit tracker.  Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
06:53
June 14, 2021
035: Ella’s Anxiety Story & Dealing With Exam Anxiety
In this episode Lucy interviews Ella (@stylishstudy_) about her own anxiety and panic attacks that started at the age of 11. Ella gives some great tips about managing anxiety in school and for exams. Ella is the founder of Stylish Study, a platform for young female students learn how to revise to get better grades but we also have a string emphasis on mental health & general student life.  Instagram: @stylishstudy_ stylishstudy.com Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
15:51
June 7, 2021
034: Visualisation Techniques To Calm Anxiety
In this episode Lucy talks about visualisation techniques to calm anxiety. Lucy has used visualisation for her whole life (unknowingly as a child when her Poppa told her to count sheep to help her fall asleep). Now Lucy uses visualisation in all areas of her life including success in a job interview and in the sport of bowls. You’ll hear 3 ideas for visualisation to calm your anxiety.   Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
08:40
May 31, 2021
033: Using Crafts To Manage Anxiety & Depression with Sharon
In this episode Lucy talks to Sharon (@jamminsharon) all about using crafts to manage anxiety and depression. Sharon shares details about her own mental health and how crafts have helped her with managing. Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
18:29
May 24, 2021
032: Managing Anxiety When You Feel Busy
In this episode Lucy talks about managing anxiety when you feel busy. This is how she is currently feeling with all the things she is committed to and has to do each week. However it is made easier with some simple techniques to help you get organised and manage the anxiety that comes with feeling busy.  Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
09:24
May 17, 2021
031: Using The Stand Up To Anxiety Journal
In this episode Lucy talks about the benefits of using the Stand Up To Anxiety Journal. Lucy talks about the benefits of journaling, how it’s helped her and the layout of the Stand Up To Anxiety Journal.  Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
08:19
May 10, 2021
030: Running An Online Business Despite Anxiety with Carly
In this episode Lucy interviews Carly on how anxiety can have a positive or negative impact on your business.   Carly answers these questions:   When did you first realise you had anxiety?   How has it held you back in your business?   Has it helped you in your business in any way?   How do you deal with anxiety to still be visible in your business?   What do you think of “feel the fear and do it anyway”?   What’s one tip you’d give someone starting out in business and struggling with anxiety?   Carly is a Personal Brand Strategist and Copy Coach on a mission to empower and support women to step up in their business and SOAR. She lives in a village in North West England with her husband, 3 young daughters and their 3 guinea pigs.   Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
29:13
May 3, 2021
029: The Benefits Of A Social Media Detox
In this episode Lucy talks about the benefits of a social media detox and why we should intentionally plan them into our days and weeks. Social media can be very addictive and can trigger our anxiety and harm our mental health so it's important to know how and when to use it effectively. Learn how Lucy uses social media and how often to have little impact on her mental health.  Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
11:07
April 26, 2021
028: An Interview On My Anxiety & Tools
In this episode listen to Lucy being interviewed by Sadie (@yoursocialanxietybestie) on her anxiety journey and the tools she has used. Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
47:19
April 19, 2021
027: My Anxiety Progress Check
In this episode Lucy reviews her anxiety progress. She talks about the triggers that have got easier, what’s got worse and new ones that have started. She also talks about improvements in her toolkit that she plans on making.  Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
12:02
April 12, 2021
026: The Importance Of Self-Care with Emma
In this episode Lucy interviews Emma about her journey of motherhood, working and being a business woman and how she fits in time for self-care. Emma Cottam is a Self Care Coach for Busy Mums, a speaker, writer, editor and designer promoting positivity with my Winning as a mummy® movement through campaigns, the Positive Wellbeing Zine for Mums and the Positive Wellbeing Podcast for Mums. www.isabellaandus.com Instagram: @isabella_and_us Facebook: Isabella and Us Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
34:10
April 5, 2021
025: Join In With #StandUpToAnxiety
I’m creating this hashtag so you can use it to help you accept your anxiety and publicly make the decision to learn how to understand and manage it.  How to join:  Post a selfie of yourself with “Stand Up To Anxiety” written on the picture  Use #standuptoanxiety  Tag me @lucyjsmith_26  Optional:  Search the hashtag and support others  Share pictures of your Stand Up To Anxiety book (and journal coming soon) to share your progress  Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
05:13
March 29, 2021
024: My Experience Seeing A Counsellor
In this episode Lucy talks about how she realised she needed help with how she was feeling, her first doctors appointment and her experience seeing a counsellor for anxiety. Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
12:37
March 22, 2021
023: The Best Ways To Calm A Panic Attack
In this episode Lucy talks about the best ways to calm a panic attack. How it is important to recognise and accept your panic attacks and a few techniques you can use to help manage them. Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults Get the Stand Up To Anxiety book: www.lucyjsmith.com/book Get the Cheerful Children book: www.lucyjsmith.com/cheerful-children
08:02
March 15, 2021
022: How Anxiety Affects Hobbies & Sport
In this episode Lucy talks about how anxiety has affect her playing the sport of bowls, what she learned and how she overcame it. Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
09:25
March 8, 2021
021: How I Overcame My Fears
In this episode Lucy reads the start of the Fear chapter in the Stand Up To Anxiety book. Lucy’s two main fears were driving and being in public places alone, particularly supermarkets and she shares with you the technique she used to overcome this fear to now be able to do her weekly food shop alone with little anxiety. Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
09:34
March 1, 2021
020: Anxiety For Medical Appointments
In this episode Lucy talks about preparing for and dealing with anxiety for medical appointments after her recent smear test.    Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
11:55
February 22, 2021
019: Create A Positive Morning Routine
In this episode Lucy talks about 5 techniques to use in your morning routine to help you calm anxiety. Create your own morning routine with as much time as you can spare to help you start your day feeling calm and ready. Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
12:06
February 15, 2021
018: Living With Anxiety, OCD & Depression with Natalia
In this episode Lucy interviews Natalia (@solveitbywalking) all about her anxiety, OCD, Depression and Eating Disorder and how they are all interlinked. Natalia shares her journey including struggles and successes with her mental health conditions and tips to help you with yours.  Books that Natalia recommends:  Mindfulness Workbook for OCD by Jonathan Hershfield  Happiness Trap by Russ Harris  Freedom from OCD by Jonathan Grayson  The Instagram account that Natalia mentions: @kimberleyquinlan.  Natalia is a mental health advocate and author of "Solve it by Walking", where she describes her lifelong struggle with depression, OCD and eating disorder. She continues to spread awareness about mental health and discusses other uncomfortable thought provoking subjects on her instagram page @solveitbywalking. Natalia resides in Toronto, Canada with her two cats and outside of her corporate career she's passionate about multiple creative pursuits, such as handmade jewellery, photography and drawing. She's an avid hiker, traveler and loves learning new languages.  IG: @solveitbywalking  Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
36:28
February 8, 2021
017: Stand Up To Anxiety Book Reviews
In this episode Lucy reads some of the book reviews she has received about her book, Stand Up To Anxiety. When Lucy had learned how to understand and manage her anxiety she knew she had to write all she knew into a book. When Lucy was at her worst with anxiety she tried reading a book recommended by her counsellor but it was too long and complicated to understand and the time with the overwhelming anxiety. That's why Lucy created a short, simple, easy to understand book written for anyone struggling with anxiety to be able to read and implement into your own life to help understand and manage anxiety.  Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
08:18
February 1, 2021
016: Dealing With Social Anxiety with Sadie
In this episode Lucy interviews Sadie (@yoursocialanxietybestie) all about social anxiety, making friends and intimacy in friendships. Sadie is a mom, wife, freelance translator/editor, and online social anxiety advocate. She hosts a podcast called Your Social Anxiety Bestie, where she shares the truth about what it's like to live with social anxiety disorder. She offers tips based on her own experience and hopes to help listeners feel less alone. You can find her on Instagram @yoursocialanxietybestie and on her site at yoursocialanxietybestie.com Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
22:41
January 18, 2021
015: One Technique To Overcome Fear
In this episode Lucy talks about the one main technique she has used to overcome her fear, particularly of driving. This technique can be used to overcome (or manage) and fears that you are facing and would like to work on getting more comfortable with. Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
06:40
January 11, 2021
014: Using Yoga To Help Anxiety with Liz
In this episode Lucy interviews Liz Joy Oakley about her anxiety journey, how she’s used yoga to manage anxiety and becoming a yoga teacher. Liz Joy Oakley is a Holistic Well-being Coach, Yoga & Meditation Teacher and Writer based in London specialising in Yoga Therapy for Anxiety & Stress. Liz co-founded the MoreMind Programme at MoreYoga with Psychologist, Dr. Stephanie Minchin to promote positive mental health and tackle the taboo that still exists around it. IG: @lizjoyoakley FB: elizabethjoywellbeing Website: www.elizabethjoywellbeing.com Self-care Yoga: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL5IO44e-w1nRGpLlZe0qh7-GvzQXkAaC7 MoreMind: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL5IO44e-w1nQ1_jGqcIawC0KYTB8wYkWe Letting Go: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL5IO44e-w1nSnXtRSXmpwX9zEN1g4fdTy Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
30:14
January 4, 2021
013: New Years Intentions
In this final episode of the year, Lucy shares with you some tips and tools to reflect on 2020 and set some intentions for the New Year. Lucy also shares with you some of her own intentions and how she will work towards these in 2021.  Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
11:46
December 28, 2020
012: How To Build Confidence
In this episode Lucy shares with you the personal story of how she built her confidence enough to get through a job interview successfully. You’ll also learn how to use two simple techniques to build your confidence in any area of your life. Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
09:14
December 21, 2020
011: Managing Anxiety In The Holidays
In this episode Lucy gives you some tips on how to manage anxiety in the holiday season. Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
10:14
December 14, 2020
010: Foods To Help Anxiety with Ashley
In this episode Lucy interview Ashley (@galwithanxiety) on her own anxiety experiences and how she’s used food and drink to help manage her anxiety. Ashley is a mental health advocate and anxiety coach. She shares her experiences and tips to live with anxiety on her Instagram @galwithanxiety. She also is a website designer for wellness professionals. IG: www.Instagram.com/galwithanxiety www.galwithanxiety.com Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
22:39
December 7, 2020
BONUS: Mental Health In A Pandemic (Panel Discussion)
In this video 4 mental health advocates discuss their mental health during the Pandemic, including the ups and downs, what they learned and how they managed. Listen to pick up some great tips on how to look after your own mental health during this Pandemic 💗  Featuring:  Liz @lizjoyoakley Ashley @galwithanxiety Ashley C @ashleycrittenden_xo Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
33:22
December 1, 2020
009: Using Mantras To Calm Anxiety
In this episode Lucy shares some mantras to help you calm your anxiety. Some are great first thing in the morning and others are good to use in moments or anxiety to help you feel more in control. Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
05:48
November 30, 2020
008: Supporting Children With Anxiety
In this episode Lucy talks about how to support children with anxiety including how to help them understand it, how to be supportive and how to deal with anxiety around eating and meal times. Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
10:52
November 23, 2020
007: Explaining Your Anxiety To Someone
In this episode Lucy talks about how to explain your anxiety to someone. From the first appointment with a doctor and counsellor, to explaining to friends, family, colleagues and even your boss.  Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
07:26
November 16, 2020
006: Use Mindfulness To Ease Anxiety
In this episode Lucy talks about how to use mindfulness to ease anxiety. Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
05:24
November 9, 2020
005: Supporting Someone With Anxiety with Sarah
In this episode Lucy interviews Sarah (@sarahprovirose) on her own experience with anxiety. Sarah talks about when her anxiety started, how she learned to manage it and how best to support someone with their anxiety.  Follow Sarah on Instagram: @sarahprovirose  Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
24:38
November 2, 2020
004: How To Expand Your Comfort Zone
In this episode Lucy talks about the comfort, stretch and panic zone and shares with you a useful exercise to help you get more comfortable with activities that currently cause you anxiety. Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
07:46
October 26, 2020
003: Know Your Symptoms
In this episode Lucy talks to you about the 3 types of symptoms discussed in her book, Stand Up To Anxiety - physical, cognitive and behavioural.  Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
09:35
October 19, 2020
002: Understand Your Anxiety Triggers
In this episode Lucy talks about how to understand your anxiety triggers. Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
07:48
October 12, 2020
BONUS: A Reading from the Stand Up To Anxiety Book
In this episode I read the start of the Stand Up To Anxiety book - a section from the Introduction about how I felt in my teens, the two biggest fears and I had and how I overcame them.  Click here to order your book & read the reviews  Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
09:23
October 10, 2020
001: My Anxiety Journey
In this episode Lucy talks about her anxiety journey. Including how she felt during her teenage years, when she asked for help and learning about her anxiety. Lucy talks about: Struggles in her teenage years Not knowing what anxiety was Her most severe panic attack The appointment with the doctor and counsellor Lucy J Smith is a Mental Health Advocate & Author of a range of Mental Health Resources for Kids & Adults. After her own struggles with severe anxiety, Lucy found ways to understand and manage her anxiety and continues to manage it using personal development, self-care, routines and having an anxiety toolkit. www.lucyjsmith.com Instagram: @lucyjsmith_26 Mental Health Resources for Kids: www.lucyjsmith.com/kids Mental Health Resources for Adults: www.lucyjsmith.com/adults
08:45
October 10, 2020