Alex Farrow on Laughing in the Face of Anxiety - The Anxiety Advantage podcast, hosted by Yang-May Ooi

Can comedy help us talk about things that are difficult to confront? Can laughing about taboos and anxieties be good for us? Stand up comedian and director of Jericho Comedy, Alex Farrow, joins writer and podcaster, Yang-May Ooi, to laugh – sometimes a little earnestly – about anxiety. 

Laughing in the Face of Anxiety – Alex Farrow AXAV0108 ¦ The Anxiety Advantage [podcast] Season 01 Episode 08 

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I am not an expert on anxiety. I have no medical or therapy-type qualifications. I am a writer – and like many people, I have struggled with anxiety. My purpose in these podcasts is to explore with curiosity how these very human feelings affect all our lives. Views expressed by my guests are entirely their own and do not represent my views. These podcasts come out of my personal experience and perspective – and I do not claim to speak for everyone who may be living with anxiety. The content of these podcasts is for informational purposes only.  If you are affected by anything in these podcasts, please seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified professional. 



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Yang-May Ooi is a writer & podcaster. Her creative work includes The Flame Tree and Mindgame (novels), Bound Feet Blues (theatre & family memoir), The Anxiety Advantage and Creative Conversations (podcasts). ¦
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