Episode 11

Published on:

19th Sep 2023

Unravelling Anxiety

About Anxiety

In today's episode of MaryLayo Talks, I'm with guest, Suzi Williams, a psychotherapist to talk about anxiety and mental health and wellbeing. This is Part 1 of the Unravelling Anxiety series.

The conversation covers:

  • What is fear, anxiety and depression
  • Signs and symptoms of anxiety
  • What causes anxiety
  • Obsessions and compulsive behaviour
  • How to deal with anxiety
  • Revisiting earlier life to explore the root causes of anxiety
  • Bible verse about anxiety

Take a moment to delve into what may be 'beyond the smile' - listen in to the conversation.

Guest details:

Suzi is a Person-Centred psychotherapist passionate about self-discovery, self-development and personal growth.

Guest's website

MaryLayo's spiritual wellbeing tip: Meditate on the bible scripture Luke 12:24-26.

Related resources: Check out podcasts Episode 12: Unravelling Anxiety 2 & Episode 13: Unravelling Anxiety: The treatments.

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For help in dealing with mental health related matters, please seek specialist professional advice and support if needed.

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Beyond the Smile
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Beyond the Smile - with MaryLayo is about issues and life events that negatively affect our mental health and spiritual wellbeing (biblical perspective). Various topics will be discussed, alongside guests, to help listeners understand more about their challenges and learn how they can live a more free and radiant life.

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MaryLayo Talks

MaryLayo is a podcaster, with a strong interest in mental wellbeing, social justice and issues which affect the lives of vulnerable individuals and communities. She has extensive experience in research programme management, and like research, sees her podcast as a way – through the help of guests, to find out relevant, useful information to share, inform and help others (but with the fun-factor thrown in).

MaryLayo is keen for the messages of her Christian faith to be relatable to the everyday person and volunteers for several charities. Her hobbies include voice-overs, singing and travelling.