by Eric Goodman, PhD Telling oneself not to be anxious during the COVID-19 pandemic is like trying to tell water not to be wet. These are anxious times. The question is not how can I be anxiety free right now, but how can I best manage the anxiety that shows up? The buddha told a Read more »
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Does the prospect of dating send shivers down your spine? In my job as a clinical psychologist and anxiety specialist I work with many people who would like to date, but feel held back by anxiety. They are waiting to pursue a relationship until the day (or year or decade) when their anxiety stops screaming Read more »
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