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The Hardest Parts of My Anxiety Recovery Journey - With My Mom!

A few weeks ago, my mom said to me, "Shannon, you're doing such a great job with your podcast and everything that you're doing, but I think you're holding back. You need to share the really tough parts of your journey with your community because there are people right now that are where you were, and they need hope." And as my mom usually is, she was right. I've absolutely been holding back.

I've been holding back for a couple of reasons: 1) There are parts of my journey that are still hard and emotional for me to talk about, and 2) I don't want to scare anyone, because there are some parts of my recovery that were definitely really tough and can be triggering to some. But just as my mom was right in the fact that I've been holding back a little, she was also right in the fact that you may be where I was ten years ago, and you need to hear that you're absolutely not alone and you can live the life you want to live, no matter what your struggle looks like right now.

So I figured, who better to have on my podcast and discuss the really hard things with, than my mom! My mom has always been my biggest supporter, and while I was struggling wit