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Why I Watch Horror Movies to Help With My Anxiety

You feel your chest tightening, your breathing becomes erratic and your hands start to sweat. For most people, this may describe the physical experience of watching a spine-chilling horror movie. Yet for some anxiety sufferers these symptoms just need a good jump scare to resolve – something I only realized after I…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Why I Watch Horror Movies to Help With My Anxiety

You feel your chest tightening, your breathing becomes erratic and your hands start to sweat. For most people, this may describe the physical experience of watching a spine-chilling horror movie. Yet for some anxiety sufferers these symptoms just need a good jump scare to resolve – something I only realized after I…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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How to Challenge Your Highly Sensitive Child

As one pediatrician and author says, some kids are like dandelions. They’re fairly resilient, able to cope with stress, change and adversity. And others are like more like orchids; they’re more sensitive, seeming to feel things more deeply or struggle with change or the unexpected. If you’re the parent to one of these…Read more… Continue […]

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The Panic Attack Hack on Bojack Horseman Really Works

Bojack panic attack hack an actual tack! In the most recent episode of Bojack Horseman, Hollyhock (Aparna Nancherla) has a panic attack at a party. A guy named Peter talks her through it. “Look around the room and tell me what you see,” he says. Hollyhock names things—first the things giving her anxiety, then more […]

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How to Politely Exit a Conversation

If you’re the kind of person that struggles with small talk, then you probably also struggle with how to end a conversation; after all, when a conversation reaches an awkward silence, there’s no single right way to tell someone “Let’s stop talking, now that we’ve run out of things to actually talk about.”Read more… Continue […]

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Why Protecting Your Kid’s Down Time Is So Important

We know that kids are over-scheduled and over-worked. We know they have less down time, less time to be bored and less time to play than we did as kids. But what we may not have realized is that all the pressure on students—particularly those in “high-achieving” schools—is causing higher rates of anxiety, depression,…Read more… […]

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Why Protecting Your Kid’s Down Time Is So Important

We know that kids are over-scheduled and over-worked. We know they have less down time, less time to be bored and less time to play than we did as kids. But what we may not have realized is that all the pressure on students—particularly those in “high-achieving” schools—is causing higher rates of anxiety, depression,…Read more… […]

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Why Protecting Your Kid’s Down Time Is So Important

We know that kids are over-scheduled and over-worked. We know they have less down time, less time to be bored and less time to play than we did as kids. But what we may not have realized is that all the pressure on students—particularly those in “high-achieving” schools—is causing higher rates of anxiety, depression,…Read more… […]

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Manage Climate Change Anxiety With These Cold-War Coping Techniques

For many viewers, watching Chernobyl crystallized parallels between widespread cultural panic around the nuclear threat and what we’re feeling now in the face of climate change. For veteran activists and therapists, the link has been clear for some time.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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