35: Reclaim Your Life! This Woman Conquered Crippling Anxiety...And You Can Too! Here's How.
Restlessness. Panic attacks. Depersonalization. Obsessive worrying. Yep, we're talking about anxiety. We all deal with it and struggle with managing anxiety. So what do you do? How do you handle it? Can you overcome your anxiety?
Today's episode is our signature segment, 'Real Woman, Real Story,' where Zuri is joined by podcast host Latoya D. Newton of The Analog Girl, who shares her powerful story with anxiety & chronic depersonalization and her journey through recovery to emotional wellness. This 'Real Woman, Real Story' spotlight is guaranteed to leave you LYAO + simultaneously ready to wipe away a thug tear.
LaToya shares her hilarious story of being fired from her corporate job. She shares her candid advice on how Black women + WOC should navigate mental health discussions in the workplace. The boundaries she's had to set with her family + friends (and why she's chosen to remain single throughout her journey).
Latoya also opens up to Z about the different anxiety treatments she's tried — from cannabis to transcendental meditation to therapy -- and hints at her trippy experience with weed. LaToya also shares her moving testimony on how she copes with anxiety as a Christian and the stigma of dealing with mental health in the Black community. LaToya also shares why she created her amazing support network for POC struggling with anxiety.
Stay tuned till the end, as LaToya takes us through a guided breathing meditation to help us slay our anxiety today, tomorrow, and in the future!!!
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LaToya D. Newton is a quintessential Bronx girl, who is a healthy mix of Cardi B and Lena James IYKYK. As the host of her own podcast The Analog Girl, LaToya shares her experiences with anxiety and her journey through recovery to emotional wellness. When LaToya is not raising awareness about anxiety as an advocate for mental wealth, a relaxing day for her is laughing at ridiculous memes on Instagram or watching episodes of 'A Different World'.
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