Anxiety Slayer

How to support an anxious teen through anxiety



#663 This week on the Anxiety Slayer Podcast, we’re responding to a listener question about helping a teen navigate through anxiety.    Listener question:    “How can I navigate and love my son in his late teens through high anxiety? It's difficult for me as I am highly anxious watching him and feeling all the mental and physical symptoms that anxiety can give you.   I feel many anxious parents want to help and not project their anxieties onto their child. It's knowing when to listen and when to teach but without lecturing. It's keeping our own emotions intact and trying to create a healthy distance without overpowering and overprotecting them.” Anxiety Slayer is sponsored by BetterHelp.    Do you ever feel like your brain is getting in its own way? Like you know what you need to do to care for yourself but your mind gets away from you and you just can’t do it?    Therapy can help you figure out what’s holding you back. So you can work for yourself, instead of against yourself, and it isn’t just for those w