Did you know that approximately one in five Americans will be diagnosed with an anxiety disorder in his or her lifetime? What causes anxiety? What steps can you take to counter it? Join Shawn and Jean as they speak to a mental health counselor. Listen as they discuss where these anxiety issues might originate and what you can do to prevent them.
Guest: Jennifer Jill Schwirzer


Episode Chapters

  • Is Anxiety Growing in North America?

    Starting at 7 min 
    56 sec

    Is it a more prevalent issue today than it has been in the past?

  • What Is "Diagnosable Anxiety"?

    Starting at 9 min 
    51 sec

    Everyone worries from time to time, but what exactly does it mean to have "diagnosable anxiety"?

  • What Can Cause Anxiety?

    Starting at 15 min 
    38 sec

    Stress and poor coping mechanisms are two examples of things that can trigger someone to have anxiety.

  • Panic Attacks

    Starting at 26 min 
    14 sec

    What is a panic attack?

  • Fear

    Starting at 51 min 
    06 sec

    Should we strive to have a fearless life? Is fear an acceptable emotion?