Virtually Navigating the Unknown with Emily Anhalt, PhD
Dr. Anhalt was one of the first interviews I ever did on Faster Than Normal, and now she’s back! Emily Anhalt, PhD is the founder of a new project called COA, an innovative mental fitness studio that is currently offering free therapist-led workshops on managing work stress from home, how to deal with anxiety, building mental health & mindfulness through routine, how to be a fit leader during this time, and more. We learn her advice for dealing with: anxiety, there being ‘no end in sight’, finding new structure(s), the 3 best pieces of advice Peter has ever received, and all around good mental health. This is a really good one, enjoy!
***CORONA VIRUS EDITION***
In this episode Peter & Emily discuss:
1:04- Intro & welcome back Dr. Emily Anhalt! Emily’s first interview on FTN is here
3:00- Everyone’s talking about what happens when/if you get COVID-19 but what happens & what have you been seeing in Mental Health?
4:10- On being forced into quarantine/not being able to travel
4:49- We can only exercise so much; what else can we with ADHD/Neurodiverse do to manage?
6:18- How long can you do a thing?
7:25- On craving structure
8:00- How do we deal with having no rules now with regard to “structure” & routine?
9:20- On structuring break time and the right distractions for us
10:50- What other trends are you seeing lately in your patients?
11:28- Tips for dealing with anxiety, aka, ANXIETY!
14:00- The 3 best pieces of advice that Peter has ever received
14:26- How is San Fran doing during this quarantine?
15:20- About institutional transference
16:40- About how to deal with “no end in sight”
19:23- Quote ref: Mark John Clifford episode of 20 Minutes In Lockdown interview
19:55- Why are some people so damn hesitant to wear masks?!?!
21:22- Thank you Emily for joining us, again! And thank YOU for subscribing, reviewing and listening. Your reviews are working! Even if you’ve reviewed us before, would you please write even a short one for this episode? Each review that you post helps to ensure that word will continue to spread, and that we will all be able to reach & help more people! You can always reach me via [email protected] or @petershankman on all of the socials. You can also find us at @FasterThanNormal on all of the socials.
STAY HEALTHY – STAY SAFE – STAY HOME.. until next time!
21:30- Faster Than Normal Podcast info & credits
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