EP240: Breakthrough Strategies for Overcoming Anxiety with Dr. Dave Rabin


I don’t know anyone today who isn’t feeling a little anxious. 

And experts predict the mental health crisis will get much worse given our current pandemic. 

Which is why I couldn't be more excited to share one of the most brilliant neuroscientists and psychiatrists I have ever met, Dr. Rabin. In this week’s podcast we talk all about the limitations of our current mental health treatments and breakthrough (and researched-backed) strategies for overcoming anxiety and other mental health issues. 

As someone who is constantly searching for natural solutions for anxiety - this has been one of the most impactful podcasts I’ve ever recorded. 

Here are some of the awesome topics we dive into:

  • The shocking truth about most mental health medicines
  • His brain-boosting daily smoothie recipe
  • Little known and incredibly effective psychiatric medicines
  • The benefits of medicinal mushrooms (and his favorite brands)
  • The 2 things he’s doing everyday for a healthy immune system
  • Why he doesn’t like the word anxiety
  • How to get the powerful brain benefits of meditating (even if you don’t meditate)
  • A simple strategy for helping your kids feel calmer
  • What resilience is and why it matters 
  • The question you must ask yourself to build resilience
  • A DIY way to measure how your body handles stress
  • The “ideal” range for heart rate variability 
  • The best ways to measure heart rate variability 
  • Why feeling SAFE is central to vibrant health
  • Three tools (you can use everyday) to shut down your fear response
  • The breakthrough wearable technology that can improve feelings of safety, reduce anxiety and improve overall health
  • What FLOW is and how you can measure it
  • What the default mode network is - and how we can turn it off
  • 2 psychiatric medicines with “breakthrough” status
  • And so much more!

I sincerely hope this podcast is as enlightening for you as it was for me!


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Dr. David Rabin MD, PhD, a board-certified psychiatrist and translational neuroscientist, is the Chief Innovation Officer, Co-Founder, and Co-Inventor at Apollo Neuroscience; the first scientifically-validated wearable system to improve HRV, focus, sleep, and access to meditative states by delivering gentle layered vibrations to the skin. Dr. Rabin has also organized the world’s largest controlled study of psychedelic medicines in collaboration with colleagues at Yale, the University of Southern California, Mt. Sinai, Modern Spirit, and MAPS (Multidisciplinary Association of Psychedelic Studies) to determine the mechanisms of the dramatic therapeutic benefits observed following psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy in treatment-resistant mental illness.


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