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The scope and effect of phobias are often minimized and downplayed, making the sufferer feel less validated and poorly about themselves.

7 Modern Day Phobias People Face

The scope and effect of phobias are often minimized and downplayed, making the sufferer feel less validated and poorly about themselves. Read...
Ashley Laderer    |   02.19.19   |   SHARE
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If you're struggling today, I see you. If you're confused and angry and afraid, I understand.

Waking Up To The Mass Shooting In Las Vegas: I Just Want To Hug You

As I often do, I grabbed my phone to scroll through Facebook. There it was. The news. A mass shooting in Las Vegas. Read...
Erin Khar   |   10.2.17   |   SHARE
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Why Are We So Stressed All The Time?

From our fighting kids to our flailing finances, people are just stressed. We are all just so stressed. And in the absence of real, actual stress, we Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.6.17   |   SHARE
Beyond Before & After
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Why Am I Terrified Of Change?

Want to see me panic? Ask me what I’m going to be doing in 10 years. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   05.22.17   |   SHARE
Beyond Before & After
Watching my friends become single was heart-wrenching.

Another One Bites The Dust: Surviving My Friends' Divorces

It may be their lives, but it's affecting my marriage — for better and worse. Read...
Briana Hernandez    |   05.19.17   |   SHARE
Families
A therapist once told me that my ability to live in a place of constant fear was impressive, but it’s taken its toll.

My Fear And Anxiety Threesome

I’m in an ongoing threesome with fear and anxiety. Read...
Christine Schoenwald    |   05.5.17   |   SHARE
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When the next election comes around, he will be able to look at it and say “what is that?”

On Not Talking About The Election With My Toddler

This morning my son woke up laughing. My son woke up laughing and I woke up crying. My son woke up laughing and his little squeaky voice was a light Read...
David Minerva Clover    |   11.10.16   |   SHARE
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Even Phone Calls Make Me Anxious; Am I Alone?

Even Phone Calls Make Me Anxious — Am I Alone?

Things as simple as a missed call from an unknown number or someone knocking on your door put me into straight up fight or flight. I really do hide Read...
Kristi Pahr    |   10.10.16   |   SHARE
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