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Anxiety in Children as a Result of Their Illness: How to Identify it & 5 Ways to Combat it

Season 1, Ep. 5

In this week’s episode of The UpBeat Podcast powered by CoachArt, our host Greg sits down with Megan Gallagher, a 23-year-old mental health advocate and motivational speaker, to discuss her experience with an issue familiar to many families impacted by childhood chronic illness — severe anxiety.


After years of her own fight with crippling anxiety and panic attacks, Megan now travels the country speaking to middle and high school students about managing their anxiety, loving themselves, and being in tune with their bodies.

Read the full blog post here to for Megan's easy-to-implement remedies on how to combat severe anxiety.

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