Why tiptoeing around triggers is not the solution to trauma...

February 28, 2022
"It is nobody's responsibility to dance around the triggers to your traumas. It is up to you to deal with past traumas healthily and learn to cope with them in a way...

Why this is the time for us to be taking stock

April 1, 2020
Where do we begin? What marks the start of any new adventure? And what do we leave behind us when the future calls?  ~Call the Midwife The virus crisis we're going...

Worry

January 3, 2018
Worrying about what might happen tomorrow robs us of today. Which is what Mark Twain knew so well about worry. I know it, too. My mom was a world-class worrier and she...

World-class worrying

June 30, 2017
I come from a line of world-class worriers. So I've spent a good bit of time, myself, worrying, anxious about everything from airplane travel and terrorism to getting...

Managing anxiety

June 5, 2017
I know anxiety. I met it in my early 20s. When I didn't know a thing about managing anxiety. The trouble with anxiety is that it can come up out of nowhere. No...

Handling anxiety in the age of Trump

December 27, 2016
It's going to be a long, painful haul for those of us who believe that love can trump hate, and we need to find effective ways to handle anxiety--and fear-- along the...

The growing problem of social media anxiety disorder

February 11, 2016
We've got a bunch of these friends, all of us do. You know the ones I mean. They post gorgeous selfies several times a month. Their photo tags for an evening out show...

Off the grid

January 14, 2016
Who among us hasn't fantasized about leaving terrorism, war, poverty, bankruptcy and all the other 21st century problems behind and going off the grid? You know, living...

How to handle anxiety

December 17, 2015
Anxiety can be an insistent intruder. But when it walks in, we don't have to let it stay. It is, after all, our home. We can handle anxiety. The holidays can be times...

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