If there was one thing you think society should talk more about, what would it be?

“I want to talk about normalising anxiety. It’s the body’s natural response - it doesn’t mean you are broken and we all have bouts of anxiety throughout our lives.”



Today, I sit down with the founder of ‘Hey Sigmund’, Karen Young who has worked as a psychologist for many years. Karen is an internationally sought-after speaker, educator, and consultant, working with government bodies, media outlets, and a diverse range of private organisations. Karen is the author of four internationally-acclaimed books, including the bestselling ‘Hey Warrior’ and ‘Hey Awesome’, which creatively assist children to understand and manage anxiety. The books have been translated into a number of languages and have sold more than 180,000 copies worldwide.


Karen created Hey Sigmund, an internationally popular online resource, as a way to provide contemporary, research-driven information on the art of being human, and being with humans. The website has a particular emphasis on strengthening the mental wellness of children and adolescents. It attracts millions of readers each year worldwide. 


The work Karen does is inspiring & I’ve been looking forward to sitting down with her for a deep dive….


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