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Worry Atlas Anxiety Let Go Control

Not being able to predict how something will turn out—a job, a relationship, a health concern, or even a pandemic—is stressful and can be paralyzing. As a patient of mine explained, “It’s the not knowing that makes me miserable and keeps me up at night.” Learning to let go of the things that are beyond […]

The Best Tool I Know to Manage Anxiety

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“I can’t tell if they’re smiling or scowling.”  My patient was voicing her concern about masks interfering with social interactions. She is not alone. A recent survey found that more than half of adults don’t believe they can talk to others properly while wearing a mask and say they dislike not seeing each other’s smiles. Research by […]

Do Masks Mask Emotions?

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A few days ago, my 12-year-old daughter showed me a video montage she made filled with photos of her and her friends hugging, dancing, and laughing — all the things 12-year-old girls love doing together. That was before coronavirus. The final image is of her looking sad with the tagline, “What Corona Took From Us.” […]

Resilience Is the Norm, Not the Exception 

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  The Book Of Delights by Ross Gay The Book of Delights is about our shared bonds, and the rewards that come from a life closely observed. These remarkable pieces serve as a powerful and necessary reminder that we can, and should, stake out a space in our lives for delight. The Hope Circuit A […]

What Books Are On My Nightstand?

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Here are some of my favorite resources that keep me engaged, active, and connected while social distancing.     Culture Tours and Shows Virtual Museum Tours—Visit and tour over 1,000 museums from the comfort of your couch, where flash photography is permitted but not advised.  Tour Versailles—Spend hours virtually touring the splendor of Versailles, from […]

See the World Without Leaving Your House

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