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Anxiety

Why Climate Change Anxiety Isn’t A Bad Thing

I wasn’t planning to write about climate change anxiety today. But after watching Don’t Look Up, I feel like I have no other choice. I thought it was an incredibly powerful film. And since watching it, I’ve found myself reflecting much more deeply about my/our/every living creature on this planet, and what it means for

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Anxiety

How to Stop Worrying About What People Think

Worrying about what people think comes in many shapes and forms. And it is one of the most common questions that comes up in my practice. It can look like “But I don’t want to disappoint my parents.” Or “They’re judging me, I know it.” Or, “What if I do this thing, and then they’re

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Anxiety

How to Be Social After the Pandemic

We are coming up on a year of social isolation. The general assumption is that as more of us get vaccinated, life will become one big celebration. Everyone will be partying and happy and all will be swell again! For some of us, that may be the case, and if so, hooray! However, I’m dedicating

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Anxiety

6 Ideas to Relieve Holiday Stress

There are endless reasons as to why many people hate the holidays. It can be the most wonderful, yet the most stressful, time of the year! Holiday stress can feel very overwhelming at times. Maybe you are stuck being around relatives who have very different beliefs than you do, and having conversations with them brings

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Anxiety

Quitting Social Media: The Good, The Bad, and Everything in Between

Back in mid-October, I quit social media, cold turkey. I had been thinking about it for a while, was waiting for the right time, then finally, on a random Thursday, mustered the strength to quit social media. I deactivated Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Snapchat. I deactivated EVERYTHING. Why would I do such a thing? Well, even

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