Anxiety Slayer™ with Shann and Ananga

Women’s health, hormones & happiness with Dr. Sarah McKay

August 21, 2020

#507: Welcome back to the award-winning Anxiety Slayer podcast. Today Shann is speaking with Dr. Sarah McKay about the neuroscience of women's health, hormones and happiness.

Sarah is an Oxford University-educated neuroscientist, educator, media commentator, director of The Neuroscience Academy, and author of The Women's Brain Book: The neuroscience of health, hormones and happiness.

Sarah lives on the Northern Beaches of Sydney, Australia with her Irish husband. Together they're raising two boys and a cocker spaniel, and they can be found sailing, surfing, mountain biking or skiing. 

Show Notes

-Sarah's journey and why she wrote a book about the female brain, 

-How hormones affect our brain, and in turn our emotions, behaviors, and anxiety? 

-What are some of the greatest myths or misunderstandings we have about the female brain and PMS? 

-What Principles of neuroscience should all of our listeners know?

-Habits, motivation, and behavior change — The struggle is real and the brain is the reason why.

-Can you really ‘think yourself’ into a healthier happier version of yourself? 


Learn more about Dr. Mckay and get a copy The Woman’s Brain Book at You can also download her Free Check List: 9 Daily Habits of Highly Healthy Brains


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