Dr. John Delony — Best-Selling Author, Podcaster & Mental Health Expert | Building A Non-Anxious Life

Scott D. Clary
Scott D. Clary
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3 min readJun 21, 2024

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About The Guest

Dr. John Delony is a renowned mental health expert, author, and speaker with a rich academic background, including two Ph.D.’s in Counselor Education and Supervision, and Higher Education Administration. At Ramsey Solutions, he combines his expertise in mental health with practical financial advice, helping people build healthier lives and relationships. Dr. Delony hosts “The Dr. John Delony Show,” a popular podcast offering insightful advice on anxiety, depression, marriage, and parenting.

Before joining Ramsey Solutions, Dr. Delony served as a university professor and dean, gaining valuable experience in educational leadership and student counseling. His approachable style and evidence-based strategies have made him a trusted voice in mental health. His books (2x National Bestseller), including “Redefining Anxiety” and “Own Your Past, Change Your Future,” have empowered countless readers to take control of their mental health journeys. Dr. Delony continues to impact lives through speaking engagements, workshops, and media appearances, encouraging individuals to overcome obstacles and lead fulfilling lives.

Talking Points

  • 00:00 — Intro
  • 02:03 — What is Anxiety?
  • 04:40 — Handling Different Types of Anxiety
  • 07:33 — Why Anxiety is So Bad Today
  • 16:21 — Anxiety in Entrepreneurship
  • 18:45 — Advice for Employees and Entrepreneurs
  • 24:20 — Balancing High Performance and Personal Life
  • 30:24 — Shedding Negativity and Stress
  • 33:17 — Sponsor: The Ops Authority Podcast
  • 34:02 — John’s Six Choices for Anxiety
  • 39:00 — Belief and Anxiety Connection
  • 42:36 — Healthy Secular Outlets
  • 46:49 — Misunderstanding ‘Anti-Fragile’
  • 49:49 — Healthy Marriage Misconceptions
  • 54:06 — Extremes in US Culture
  • 57:51 — Finding Role Models Today
  • 1:01:08 — Trust and Vulnerability
  • 1:07:52 — Connect with Dr. John Delony
  • 1:08:20 — Advice for His Younger Self

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