Amanda Huggins is one of the first professionals in the country to work and market herself as an Anxiety Coach. After spending nearly a decade in the startup space, Amanda broke past her own fears to follow her calling for helping individuals to break past internal barriers of self-worth, fear, and anxiety. As an anxiety coach, Amanda guides her clients to move past negative inner dialogue and holds space as they step into a much deeper sense of personal power, creativity, and productivity. She has worked with over 100 individuals to lead them to a deeper state of emotional well-being and personal success and shares her wisdom with her Instagram community under the name Anxiety to Empowerment. She has been sourced as an expert in stress & anxiety management in many top digital publications, including The Zoe Report, WeWork, VoyageLA, Good Morning LaLa Land, and more. Most recently, Amanda developed a partnership between Gravity and Calmist to develop a workshop to guide individuals as they navigate anxiety: "6 Steps to Anxiety Management". She is also a brand ambassador for one of the nation's top-selling yoga apparel and hard goods companies, Gaiam, and offers a weekly discussion - “Monday Morning Mantras” - for the Gaiam social media community, comprised of over 130K users. While Amanda works with clients around the world, she currently resides in Oakland, California.
SPEECH TOPIC: ANXIETY TO EMPOWERMENT
Anxiety is one of the most common mental health issues in the United States, yet conversations around shifting our relationship to anxiety still seem fairly taboo. What would our lives look like if we decided to heal it, rather than to "just deal with it"? Driven by her mission to help people feel more at peace within their own minds, Anxiety Coach Amanda Huggins walks audiences through understanding anxiety and provides three easily implementable tips for shifting anxiety quickly. Through personal stories of breaking past anxiety, scientific studies on the mind-body connection, and tips on harnessing the power of the human mind, she leaves listeners feeling empowered to take control of their mental well-being.
TAKEAWAYS FOR AUDIENCE: Audience members will walk away with a better understanding of how to shift their anxiety and take control of their mental well-being by learning how to 1.) validate their anxiety, 2.) segment “story” and “truth” to better understand their anxious thoughts, and 3.) “spot-treat” anxiety as it pops up in everyday life.