Embracing Anxiety With Wendy Suzuki

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Anxiety is at an all-time high these days, but this week’s guest says that might not be such a bad thing! Dr. Wendy Suzuki is a professor of Neural Science and Psychology in the Center for Neural Science at New York University. Her new book, GOOD ANXIETY: Harnessing the Power of the Most Misunderstood Emotion looks at anxiety in a whole new way and explains how we can use the gift of anxiety to improve our focus, productivity, communication skills and so much more.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • Why anxiety can become our best ally.
  • What languishing is and what we can do about it.
  • How anxiety can help us build empathy.

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