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Using Your Intuition to Lead an Authentic Life

You’ve heard the expression “woman’s intuition.” But what does it mean? In this episode of Woman Worriers, Annapolis-based therapist Elizabeth Cush talks with Lee Chaix McDonough, host of “Work Your Inner Wisdom,” about the power of your intuition.


Are You Anxious About Getting Enough Sleep?

If your anxiety keeps you awake at night, listen to this episode of Woman Worriers. Host Elizabeth Cush interviews insomnia and anxiety specialist Yishan Xu, Ph.D., who shares some eye-opening information about sleep and mental health.


Unbinding Family Ties

“Family is everything,” we’re told. But what about families that cause us pain? In this episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush and Annie Wright, a therapist who specializes in complex relational trauma, talk about family estrangement and why it might be necessary.


Anxiety and Childhood Emotional Neglect™

This week we’re celebrating! The Woman Worriers podcast hit over 20,000 unique downloads! To honor that we’re sharing the #1 downloaded episode of all time.

Feelings of anxiety, emptiness and disconnect often have roots deep in even seemingly happy childhoods. In this episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush talks with Dr. Jonice Webb about the adult impacts of Childhood Emotional Neglect.™


Why Mindfulness Works When You’re Anxious

Mindfulness takes practice, but it’s worthwhile. In this episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush offers techniques for practicing mindfulness to help manage stress and anxiety.


Anxiety, Mindful Awareness and… Your Pelvic Floor?

Women have sex and babies, but somehow the topic of the pelvis is rarely on the table. That changes with this episode of Woman Worriers, when host Elizabeth Cush interviews Leslie Howard about her book Pelvic Liberation.


Endometriosis: No, It’s NOT All In Your Head

If your period always caused unbearable pain, how would you know it wasn’t normal? In this episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush talks with Sofia Arellano on the challenges of diagnosing and managing endometriosis.


How Couples Can Cope With Betrayal

Betrayal can be traumatic for both parties in a relationship. In this episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush talks with Anna Osborn, a licensed marriage and family therapist, about finding a way to heal after infidelity has destroyed trust.


Learn How Gratitude Can Change Your World

If you often feel like you live under a dark cloud, this episode of Woman Worriers may help you see the sunshine. Host Elizabeth Cush and author Linda Roszak Burton talk about how gratitude can make a difference in your life.


Are Expectations Making You Anxious? You Bet!

Are expectations making you miserable? In this episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush and Agnes Wainman, PhD, talk about how trying to live up to unrealistic expectations drives stress, overwhelm and anxiety.


How Women Can Learn to Set Healthy Boundaries

If you feel guilty when you say “No,” this week’s episode of Woman Worriers is for you.  Host Elizabeth Cush interviews Nicole Liloia, a women’s empowerment coach who helps women learn to set healthy boundaries and speak up for what they want and need in their lives.


The Impact of Emotionally Abusive Relationships

Following last week’s powerful podcast on domestic violence homicide, Woman Worriers host Elizabeth Cush shares her personal insights into emotionally abusive relationships and their long-lasting impact.


What You Need to Know About Domestic Violence

Domestic violence—especially domestic violence homicide—is not an easy topic. In this week’s episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush interviews Rachel Louise Snyder, award-winning journalist and author of No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us.


What You Should Know About Your Kids and Video Games

If you wonder whether your kids spend too much time playing video games, this episode of Woman Worriers offers some answers. Host Elizabeth Cush and Dr. Rachel Altvater talk about common parental concerns regarding children and teens and online gaming.


How Mindfulness Can Help Us Heal

Would you like the gift of being mindfully present? In this episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush talks with Mari A. Lee about healing the wounds of past trauma through mindfulness and what to look for in guide on your mindfulness journey.


Using Mindfulness to Declutter the Mind

Thirty years ago, Vidyamala Burch began exploring mindfulness and meditation as a means of managing the pain of a spinal injury. In this episode of Woman Worriers, she talks with host Elizabeth Cush about her book Mindfulness for Women – declutter your mind, simplify your life, find time to ‘be.’


How Horses Can Help You Heal

Whether you grew up wanting a pony or know nothing about the equine world, you’ll find this episode of Woman Worriers to be fascinating. Host Elizabeth Cush talks with Charlotte Hiler Easley about horses as healers.