E122: World Leading Psychologist: How To Detach From Overthinking & Anxiety: Dr Julie Smith

E122: World Leading Psychologist: How To Detach From Overthinking & Anxiety: Dr Julie Smith

By Steven Bartlett

The Diary Of A CEO with Steven Bartlett

Thursday, 3 March


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Dr. Julie Smith is a clinical psychologist with over 3 million followers on Tiktok, as well as the author of the Sunday Times No. 1 bestseller Why Has Nobody Told Me This Before? Before she was famous, she practised therapy for over fifteen years with the NHS and the Ministry of Defence. 

Julie offers practical advice to her millions of followers on everything from how to lead a meaningful life, to how to cope and what to do if you find yourself mentally struggling, to how to find motivation. Julie has something for everyone. 

Julie’s new book is not designed to be read in its entirety in one go, but instead is packed with applicable and real-world advice for a wide range of problems. The reader can digest as they need it. Julie has helped millions of people, and she dropped in to tell me about her plan to help millions more. 


What made you want to help people? How did a therapist make it onto tiktok?  Dealing with rejection The consequences of having a big platform Having the right values & goals How do we make meaningful change? How do I change my mood?  How important is sleep? How to stay motivated  What is the cure for overload?  The balance of embracing emotions vs ignoring them The stigma around addressing a situation How do you build confidence How important is it to not make decisions in high emotion moments? Building self esteem by having a good relationship with failure Using our breathing to manage anxiety  Is it important to understand we’re going to die? The importance of relationships Are you happy? The last guest question

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