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Unapologetic @ 50

May 19, 2022

May is Mental Health Awareness Month! A time to raise awareness of those living with mental illness, especially ANXIETY. 


Whether you realize it or not, mental health plays a big role in your overall well-being.


In recognition of Mental Awareness Month, I invited Maggie and Abbie (known as the anxiety sisters) to talk about Mental Health. We're raising awareness of the impact of anxiey on our mental health and the practical steps we can take to address it. 


Topics Discussed:

  • How to deal suffering in silence
  • Advantages of a having a support system 
  • Symptoms of anxiety disorder
  • The importance of relaxation technique
  • Cultural aspects of anxiety disorders
  • Understanding neurotransmitter in anxiety and depression
  • Anxiety disorder treatment and medications
  • How hormones affect anxiety and what we can do about it
  • Menopause and your mental wellbeing
  • Does vitamins can help with anxiety and depression
  • Breathing exercise for anxiety

And so much more!


About Abbe Greenberg:

Abbe Greenberg started talking at nine months old and hasn’t stopped since. She has gotten two degrees in the communication field as well as a certificate in Adult Education and a Masters in Fine Arts in Creative Writing.

In addition to her more than 25-year career as a professor, Abbe has served as a divorce mediator, a Myers-Briggs trainer, a motivational speaker and a communication consultant as well as a teacher development coordinator for several educational institutions.

When she is not teaching, writing, researching, or panicking, she spends time with her Anxiety Sister (Maggie), her anxious husband, her three anxious kids and her two anxious cats.


About Maggie Sarachek:

Maggie Sarachek is interested in both counseling and teaching people to find strength through community. As a social worker in a New York City high school, she specialized in the development of youth leadership as well as counseling individuals and families. Maggie has also worked as a special-education advocate, helping families to access services for their children and teens.

She became a full-fledged Anxiety Sister in her mid-twenties while dealing with debilitating anxiety attacks. Since becoming an Anxiety Sister, she has become the wife of an anxious husband and the mother of two anxious kids proving that anxiety is, indeed, contagious.

Featured in the Episode:


  • Book: The Anxiety Sisters' Survival Guide: How You Can Become More Hopeful, Connected, and Happy. 


For Mental Health Awareness Month, anyone who purchases Abby and Maggie’s book in May will receive a link to a FREE live webinar in our Zoom room! You can order the book on this link:


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