Category: Worry

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How We Talk Ourselves into Worry

Catastrophizing makes us worry-making machines. Photo by Daniel Tausis on Unsplash You’re strolling down the sidewalk, totally relaxed. You’re not on guard, for there’s no reason to be. Suddenly and

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Learn to Love Your Amygdala

That panic button in your brain is operating just as intended. Your mind has a brilliant capacity to respond to threat instantly and subconsciously. If you think of your brain

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Learning to Love the Mat

The paradoxical approach to embracing failure. I called my son Patrick the evening of his Tae Kwon Do competition. He was 13 at the time, and I was out of town

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