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Adult Harder: De-Stress Already

Boy, stress is sure awful. Not only does it cause anxiety, but, as the Smiths learned this week, it can lead to sudden and nigh-inexplicable death. Just absolute, total death. So join the guys as they dive into the wonderful world of de-stressing and share some great tips on how to relax your mind with special guest Victor Mazzeo!

As part of the episode, Ryan asked Victor if he could share some resources with our listeners on how to de-stress. Victor went above and beyond, and here are some books that he recommends for anyone dealing with too much stress in their lives:

“Awaken the Giant Within” – Tony Robbins
“The Power of Now” – Eckhart Tolle
“A New Earth” – Eckhart Tolle
“Peace is Every Step” – Thich Nhat Hanh
“The Compound Effect” – Darren Hardy
“Eat That Frog” – Brian Tracy
“You are a Badass” – Jen Sincero
“10 Minute Mindfulness” – SJ Scott & Barrie Davenport
“10% Happier” – Dan Harris
“The Big Leap” – Gay Hendricks

Victor also sent along some great audio options for anyone who prefers not to read words with their eyes! In addition to TED Talks and any lectures by Dr. Wayne Dyer, you can check out the Calm app at!

And finally, if you're struggling with anxiety or depression, and you need additional resources or someone to talk to who can help guide you through it, here are some great national organizations that can help:

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: