Ryan Light

Patient Leader

I am Ryan. I am an athlete, blogger, and coach who has inspired and helped people around the world with my open and honest discussion about anxiety. Having struggled with general anxiety, panic disorder, and OCD I know first hand how one feels who live with this struggle on daily basis. I spent years trying to find the right therapist, taking the right medication, looking for a natural supplement, food tests, skin tests, neurological test, and it goes on and on. It wasn’t until I finally made a decision to take my life back – after almost losing it – did I finally lose the grip that anxiety had on my life. Now it’s my life’s passion to help others overcome their struggle and find their own purpose in life. Through my social channels and blog my goal is to inspire and help millions or just one get out of the depths of anxiety, depression, traumas, and other mental health struggles.


Ball Ground, GA


Best in Show: Facebook Best in Show: Community Patient Leader Hero Best in Show: Twitter Best in Show: Instagram Best Kept Secret

His insights from his own personal experiences are encouraging. He struggles with anxiety but is willing to help others no matter the time of day. His blogs and Facebook live sessions give encouragement and help to those who desperately need it  — Danie

I was a single mom for a long time. My son was a friend of Ryan's son and Ryan basically took my son Zach under his wing, was kind to him, yet tough when he needed to be and showed that he cared about him, his choices and his well being. I'm grateful and feel extremely blessed to have had a Godly man be an influence in my son's life.  — Christy

Ryan helps spread awareness about mental health and gives so much to help others. He is an Anxiety Coach who continually inspires, encourages, & is there for others who are struggling. He works hard to end mental health stigmas.  — Amanda

On the verge of suicide, I found Ryan on Instagram. His support thru IG, Twitter, Website, FB group & 1:1 coaching changed my life! He posts several times/day, has a podcast, blog, does IG lives, IGTV, FBLives & is only a DM away for anyone in need! He creates an informative, interactive environment that helps & saves so many lives, including mine.  — Debra

Ryan Light

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