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The Anxiety Guy Podcast

Self help author, passionate blogger and speaker Dennis Simsek takes you through life as a former professional tennis player who struggled with an anxiety disorder for over 6 years. Within those 6 years a dream was reached, a child was born, and suicide was being contemplated. The anxiety guy podcast deals with the many different mental health challenges people face in today's world, and shows you how to thrive above them. For more powerful anxiety guy resources head over to theanxietyguy.com.
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Now displaying: 2023
Dec 24, 2023

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Welcome to another transformative episode of The Anxiety Guide podcast, your go-to source for conquering holiday stress and anxiety. I'm your host, Dennis Simsek, and in this special edition brought to you by the Health Anxiety Program at TheAnxietyGuy.com, we'll navigate the challenges of the holiday season together. 

If you've been feeling stressed, overwhelmed, or depleted during this festive time, this episode is tailor-made for you.

In this episode you will learn about:

  1. A mindset that can bring about tremendous peace during this holiday season.

  2. How to bring back inner peace and calmness to your nervous system.

  3. Why it's vital to shift your priorities from looking after others to looking after yourself first during the holiday season.

If the anxiety guy podcast is helping you on your path towards healing please share with someone or an anxiety support group in need. It would mean so much to me. 

Enjoy!

Dennis

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Dec 18, 2023

Your health anxiety recovery begins today, Click Here to Get Started.

Welcome to The Anxiety Guy Podcast, the show where we dive into the art of mental and emotional well-being. Join us each episode as we explore practical tips, insightful stories, and expert advice on navigating the intricate landscape of our emotions.

Whether it's embracing joy, tackling stress, or understanding the depths of resilience, we've got you covered. Get ready to embark on a journey of self-discovery and learn the essential tools for dealing with your emotions in today's powerful anxiety guy masterclass.

In this episode you will learn about:

  • Practical ways on dealing with negative emotions so that we can reverse these old patterns and bring in inner peace.
  • The mindset necessary to not fall for an immediate negative emotional response to any given situation.
  • How healing your left-over negative emotions has an immediate effect on how you see yourself and the world. 

If the anxiety guy podcast is helping you on your path towards healing please share with someone or an anxiety support group in need. It would mean so much to me. 

Enjoy!

Dennis

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Dec 9, 2023

Your health anxiety recovery begins today, Click Here to Get Started.

All show notes for this episode can be found Right Here.

Welcome to another enlightening episode of the anxiety guy podcast, where we delve into the intricate relationship between fatigue and your instinctual threat detection. In today's fast-paced world, the toll of exhaustion on our cognitive processes is often underestimated.

Join me as we unravel the fascinating connection between fatigue and our ability to perceive potential threats, shedding light on the profound implications for our daily lives.

In this episode you will learn about:

  • Cognitive Vulnerability: We'll explore how fatigue can compromise cognitive functions, leaving us more susceptible to overlooking or misinterpreting potential threats in our environment.
  • Stress Response Dynamics: Dive into the intricate interplay between fatigue and the body's stress response mechanisms, uncovering how weariness can alter our emotional and physiological reactions to perceived threats.
  • Practical Strategies for Mitigation: Discover actionable tips and strategies to mitigate the impact of fatigue on your threat detection abilities, empowering you to navigate challenges more effectively in your day-to-day life.

If the anxiety guy podcast is helping you on your path towards healing please share with someone or an anxiety support group in need. It would mean so much to me. 

Enjoy!

Dennis

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Dec 4, 2023

Your health anxiety recovery begins today, Click Here to Get Started.

All show notes for this episode can be found right here.

Are you someone who struggles to stay calm in stressful situations? If so, you're not alone. Situational anxiety can be overwhelming, and finding effective ways to heal situational anxiety is essential for your overall well-being. Today, I will reveal one of the most poweful imagery techniques you can begin using today.

In this episode you will learn,

  • The power of the 'Magic Circle' for use in any situation that causes anxiety
  • The importance of imagery in anxiety healing
  • How to begin turning situational anxiety into situational curiousity

If the anxiety guy podcast is helping you on your path towards healing please share with someone or an anxiety support group in need. It would mean so much to me. 

Enjoy!

Dennis

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Nov 27, 2023

Your health anxiety recovery begins today, Click Here to Get Started.

All show notes for this episode can be found right here

Anxiety, the silent tormentor, creeps into our lives like a shadow, weaving its intricate web of unease and fear. While its impact on mental health is widely acknowledged, the subtle ways in which anxiety keeps us suffering are often overlooked

In this episode you will learn,

  • How anxiety overtakes your brains filter system
  • How stress and anxiety prevents you from seeing the safety in things
  • What to do when it all become too overhwleming

If the anxiety guy podcast is helping you on your path towards healing please share with someone or an anxiety support group in need. It would mean so much to me. 

Enjoy!

Dennis

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Nov 20, 2023

Your health anxiety recovery begins today, Click Here to Get Started.

All show notes for this episode can be found right here.

Anxiety comes with fatigue, exhaustion, and so does recovery. The only difference is there is if we are taking the right steps in our healing we are experiencing good fatigue whereas a forceful approach will lead to bad fatigue. All will be laid out for you today on the anxiety guy podcast. Enjoy!

In this episode you will learn,

  • How your anxiety fatigue is really manifesting
  • The best ways to counter the fatigue
  • How to make sure you no longer feed into what causes your anxiety exhaustion

If the anxiety guy podcast is helping you on your path towards healing please share with someone or an anxiety support group in need. It would mean so much to me. 

Enjoy!

Dennis

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Nov 13, 2023

Your health anxiety recovery begins today, Click Here to Get Started.

In this episode of the anxiety guy podcast I want to share one small change that will bring you tremendous progress over anxiety. This one mental shift has the potential to release you of your negative mental and emotional baggage.

In this episode you will learn,

  • How important mindset is in anxiety healing
  • How one small change can alter the course of your life 
  • why your anxiety continues to follow you day in and day out

If the anxiety guy podcast is helping you on your path towards healing please share with someone or an anxiety support group in need. It would mean so much to me. 

Enjoy!

Dennis

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Nov 6, 2023

Your health anxiety recovery begins today, Click Here to Get Started.

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In this episode, we dissect the fabric of health anxiety, exploring the dichotomy between the lower self and the higher self. We unravel the reasons why we tend to take the interpretations of our irrational minds too seriously and the influence of our core beliefs shaped by past experiences.

In this episode you will learn,

  • What health anxiety really is and how you got to where you are today
  • How health anxiety must be approached 
  • Best practical practices for health anxiety relief

If the anxiety guy podcast is helping you on your path towards healing please share with someone or an anxiety support group in need. It would mean so much to me. 

Enjoy!

Dennis

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Oct 30, 2023

Your health anxiety recovery begins today, Click Here to Get Started.

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Anxiety setbacks can overtake the meaning we place on everything we encounter throughout our day. Today I want to make it clear as to where these anxiety setbacks come from and exactly what you can do about it practically.

In this episode you will learn,

  • What anxiety setbacks really mean
  • How to consciously respond to setbacks
  • Best ways to protect against future anxiety setbacks

If the anxiety guy podcast is helping you on your path towards healing please share with someone or an anxiety support group in need. It would mean so much to me. 

Enjoy!

Dennis

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Oct 23, 2023

Your health anxiety recovery begins today, Click Here to Get Started.

All show notes for this podcast can be found right here.

Are you struggling with the never-ending battle of trying to relax and find peace in your life? Well, my friends, I've been there, and in this episode, I want to share with you the powerful concept of releasing, rather than relaxing, which has been a game-changer in my own journey to break free from anxiety's grip and achieve true inner peace.

In this episode you will learn,

  • The importance of releasing over relaxing
  • How a simple shift in mindset can alter how you perceive your anxiety symptoms
  • How releasing can help you to conserve vital energy

If the anxiety guy podcast is helping you on your path towards healing please share with someone or an anxiety support group in need. It would mean so much to me. 

Enjoy!

Dennis

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Oct 16, 2023

Your health anxiety recovery begins today, Click Here to Get Started.

All show notes for this podcast can be found right here.

Welcome to a thought-provoking episode of the Anxiety Guy Podcast. I'm your host, and today we're diving deep into an unconventional yet vital topic – "The Healing Power of Laziness for Anxiety." You might be wondering how laziness can possibly be related to healing anxiety, but stick with me, and you'll discover a fresh perspective.

In this episode you will learn,

  • How to shift your perceptions around laziness
  • How to best use your free time to heal anxiety for good
  • How 'doer-ship' continues to activate your fight, flight, freeze system

If the anxiety guy podcast is helping you on your path towards healing please share with someone or an anxiety support group in need. It would mean so much to me. 

Enjoy!

Dennis

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Oct 9, 2023

Your health anxiety recovery begins today, Click Here to Get Started.

All show notes for this podcast can be found right here.

Daily rituals for anxiety are important for people who feel like they are randomly trying everything to heal anxiety. These daily rituals will use up little to no energy resources which will allow for more energy to be saved up for the day ahead. Enjoy the episode my friends!

In this episode you will learn,

  • Some of the most effective things to do for anxiety in the mornings, afternoons, and evenings
  • What the best times for re-programming your lower self (subconscious mind) are
  • Why 'trying everything' will never lead to true anxiety recovery

If the anxiety guy podcast is helping you on your path towards healing please share with someone or an anxiety support group in need. It would mean so much to me. 

Enjoy!

Dennis

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Oct 2, 2023

Your health anxiety recovery begins today, Click Here to Get Started.

All show notes for this podcast can be found Right Here.

Welcome to another empowering episode of the Anxiety Guy podcast. I'm Dennis Simsek, and today, we're diving deep into five transformative steps that can help you break free from catastrophic interpretations of anxiety symptoms and regain control of your life.

In this episode you will learn,

  • How never to fall for the fear that comes with a bodily symptom
  • Ways to activate emotional neutrality in the face of an anxiety symptom
  • What the best ways of moving through these sensations and symptoms are

If the anxiety guy podcast is helping you on your path towards healing please share with someone or an anxiety support group in need. It would mean so much to me. 

Enjoy!

Dennis

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Sep 25, 2023

Your health anxiety recovery begins today, Click Here to Get Started.

All show notes for this podcast can be found Right Here.

In this episode, we explore the biggest obstacle in healing from anxiety: our resistance to shedding old values and identities. Anxiety is a complex issue with mental, emotional, behavioral, verbal, and imaginative components. But the most challenging part of healing anxiety is our struggle to release the behaviors and beliefs that have kept us captive.

In this episode you will learn,

  • How to deal with your unconscious resistance to healing
  • Where your biggest obstacle to anxety recovery actually comes from
  • How to simplify your anxiety healing journey

If the anxiety guy podcast is helping you on your path towards healing please share with someone or an anxiety support group in need. It would mean so much to me. 

Enjoy!

Dennis

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Sep 18, 2023

Your health anxiety recovery begins today, Click Here to Get Started.

All show notes for this podcast can be found right here.

Have you ever felt like your journey to overcome anxiety swings back and forth, making it hard to see progress? I've been there.

During my own battle with anxiety, I felt frustrated, doing everything right but not seeing results. It took time to realize that sometimes, doing too much was the issue. But if you're going through this back-and-forth in anxiety recovery, know that you're on the right path.

In this episode you will learn,

  • How to deal with the 'pendelum effect' of anxiety recovery
  • Why we focus more on our anxiety setbacks than our progress
  • How to stay on the path of anxiety healing during a setback

If the anxiety guy podcast is helping you on your path towards healing please share with someone or an anxiety support group in need. It would mean so much to me. 

Enjoy!

Dennis

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Sep 4, 2023

Warriors just like you have started their DPDR recovery already, join them today!

All show notes for this podcast can be found right here.

Do you ever feel utterly exhausted, trapped in a relentless cycle of anxiety and negative thoughts? Well, let me welcome you to my world, the Anxiety Guy podcast. I'm Dennis Simsek, and in today's episode, I'm going to take you on a personal journey deep into the heart of the energy expenditures that fuel my anxiety.

In this episode you will learn,

  • The importance of protecting your self regulating units for anxiety healing
  • Which types of energy expenditures are most detrimental towards anxiety recovery
  • How mindful attention towards energy can lead to true inner peace

If the anxiety guy podcast is helping you on your path towards healing please share with someone or an anxiety support group in need. It would mean so much to me. 

Enjoy!

Dennis

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Sep 4, 2023

Warriors just like you have started their DPDR recovery already, join them today!

All show notes for this podcast episode can be found right here.

If you've ever felt like there's a relentless voice inside your head, constantly telling you what to fear, how to act, and what could go wrong, then you're in the right place. I'm your host, Dennis Simsek and in today's anxiety guy podcast episode we're diving deep into that incessant voice that seems to have a never-ending grip on our lives.

In this episode you will learn,

  • What it means to become the witness of the mental chatter
  • What sort of communciation systems the subconsicous mind understands
  • How anxiety dissolves through a lack of interest over past irrational fears

If the anxiety guy podcast is helping you on your path towards healing please share with someone or an anxiety support group in need. It would mean so much to me. 

Enjoy!

Dennis

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Aug 23, 2023

Many of us are familiar with the 'fight or flight response.' However, little is known about the 'freeze response' and how it leads to anxiety disorders, hypersensitivity, and DPDR later on in life. Today on the anxiety guy podcast however all will be revealed.

All show notes for this episode can be found Right Here

Aug 14, 2023

Warriors just like you have started their DPDR recovery already, join them today!

All show notes and an accompanying post to this podcat episode can be found Right Here

In this enlightening podcast episode, we delve into the realm of rapid trauma recovery techniques. Join us as we explore the intricate facets of trauma recovery and unveil the strategies that have proven efficacious for myself and countless individuals across the globe.

In this episode you will learn,

  • The truth about trauma and how it has manifested into anxiety for you
  • What the best techniques are to heal trauma and rewrite the subconscious minds beliefs
  • How unresolved trauma can be the cause of a host of anxiety symptoms

If the anxiety guy podcast is helping you on your path towards healing please share with someone or an anxiety support group in need. It would mean so much to me. 

Enjoy!

Dennis

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Aug 7, 2023

Let me show you how to stop coping with your symptoms and heal your health anxiety for good

All show notes and an accompanying post to this podcat episode can be found Right Here

Many of us don't realize how spiritual growth and anxiety recovery go hand in hand.

Once we do however, it can be challenging to navigate these new experiences considering what our spiritual beliefs have been up to this point. Today I will make it clear as to how you can approach your spiritual growth in order to positively feed your mind, body, and spirit. 

In this episode you will learn,

  • How fear can creep in once again during your spiritual shift
  • The best approach to changes in your spiritual beliefs
  • How to use your spiritual growth to fuel your anxiety healing

If the anxiety guy podcast is helping you on your path towards healing please share with someone or an anxiety support group in need. It would mean so much to me. 

Enjoy!

Dennis

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Jul 31, 2023

Let me show you how to stop coping with your symptoms and heal your health anxiety for good

Health anxiety is a serious mental, emotional, physcial challenge that many people are struggling with right now. However, on the path towards Hypochondria healing, there are certain stages that you will encounter. Today I show you what those stages are.

In this episode you will learn,

  • That where you are right now is a sign that there needs to be something learned in this stage
  • That health anxiety is not a life sentance
  • About the steps we need to take to desensnitize from anxiety symptoms

If the anxiety guy podcast is helping you on your path towards healing please share with someone or an anxiety support group in need. It would mean so much to me. 

Enjoy!

Dennis

Jul 24, 2023

Your true anxiety healing begins RIght Here.

What is anxiety and what is the meaning behind healing an anxiety disorder? How will we know when we are truly making progress over anxiety and when will we sense that inner peace and trust is within us? These are the questions that will be answered today on the anxiety guy podcast. 

In this episode you will learn,

  • What the true meaning behind an anxiety disorder and its healing process is
  • Where an anxiety sufferer goes wrong on their path to recovery 
  • The labels that keep us stcuk within a cycle of anxiety

If the anxiety guy podcast is helping you on your path towards healing please share with someone or an anxiety support group in need. It would mean so much to me. 

Enjoy!

Dennis

Jul 17, 2023

Let me lead you to true and lasting anxiety recovery starting today. Click Here to Begin

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Harnessing the power of affirmations for inner peace can have a lasting effect on anxiety disorders. In today's episode of the anxiety guy podcast I want to share affirmations that speak directly to your subconscious mind.

By actively commanding the desired shift in our feelings through these affirmations for inner peace, we empower ourselves to move beyond hoping or trying to change.

Let's savor the joys and positivity that life has to offer, cultivating gratitude and an appreciation for the present moment.

Episode Outline 

  • [00:00] Episode intro and affirmations definition
  • [00:58] Using affirmations the right way
  • [01:55] Progression-focused affirmations
  • [02:03] Visual affirmation 
  • [03:11] How visual affirmation works 
  • [03:41] Auditory affirmation 
  • [04:15] Effect of Auditory affirmation
  • [05:09] Third affirmation 
  • [05:48] Fourth affirmation 
  • [06:17] Final affirmation 
  • [06:58] Episode recap 
  • [08:11] The end 

Enjoy the episode, and remember that you are more than anxiety. 

Jul 10, 2023

If you're done with managing your anxiety symptoms, begin your true health anxiety recovery today Right Here

All show notes for this episode can be found Right Here

Recently I've been asked the question of how I knew I had healed my anxiety for good. Today I will describe in detail how the ultimate healing of my mental health and anxiety came about, and how I continue to live anxiety free. 

In this episode of the anxiety guy podcast you will learn,

  • What it takes to turn the corner from anxiety to inner peace
  • How I had intuitively knew I had recovered from an anxiety disorder
  • What signs to look for during the anxiety healing process

If the anxiety guy podcast is helping you on your path towards healing please share with someone or an anxiety support group in need. It would mean so much to me. 

Enjoy!

Dennis

Jul 2, 2023

If you're done with managing your anxiety symptoms begin your true health anxiety recovery today RIGHT HERE

All show notes for this episode can be found RIGHT HERE

Words are commands you give yourself and these 3 words must be eliminated from your vocabulary during your anxiety healing. As you become more mindful over replacing these 3 words you will no longer be led by the ego mind.

In this episode of the anxiety guy podcast you will learn,

  • The importance of becoming mindfully aware of the words you use with others and yourself
  • How the words you use effects your anxiety levels
  • Why the ego mind is so driven towards keeping you in a state of anxiousness

If the anxiety guy podcast is helping you on your path towards healing please share with someone or an anxiety support group in need. It would mean so much to me. 

Enjoy!

Dennis

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