Krystal Chong is a holistic anxiety specialist and the founder of Anxiety Schmanxiety, an 8-week modern mental wellness program. She helps high achieving Type A's, with overactive minds and big hearts, conquer anxiety and really thrive in their lives. She is also a personal development author.
Krystal is on a mission to change the public narrative on mental illness, from one that is debilitating and depressing, to one that is uplifting and empowering.
Anxiety Schmanxiety is set to revolutionize the way anxiety is being treated, and to provide solutions that address the root cause. Her clients are experiencing better results than both meds and therapy had previously provided. Her method can be used in lieu of, or as a complement to medication.
Krystal was diagnosed with Generalized Anxiety Disorder and chronic depression at 14, at a 9 on a scale to 10. She was told she needed to be medicated for life and with medication, and lifestyle changes, the best she could expect to be was a 7. However, using the natural methods she has found, she's been off all medication for over eight years and lives in a state of nearly zero anxiety daily and hasn’t had a single depression in over 10 years. Today she helps countless others achieve the same results.
Her highly acclaimed book, What The Hell Am I Supposed To Do With My Life?! has inspired thousands to move toward mental wellness and meaningful work so they can live their most fulfilling lives. She is frequently featured in the media on topics such as conquering anxiety, moving beyond fear, and finding meaningful work.
Previously, Krystal was the CMO of Honey Bun Ltd, she was instrumental in taking the company public, and created the Honey Bun School Days Program, a youth empowerment initiative that reached over 700,000 students. She has a BSc in Psychology from Mcgill University, Montreal and an MBA from ISM, Paris. Chinese Jamaican originally, she currently lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her Norwegian husband and their unbelievably adorable son and dog-child.