anxiety

How I Manage My Social Anxiety at Work — And 6 Ways You Can, Too

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As I look around my office, I know that one in ten of my colleagues have social anxiety. But I still feel like it’s my secret problem.

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Ask Erin: I Have Abandonment Issues

Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez

Do people ever recover from abandonment issues? Life looks very long and very lonely from where I'm standing right now.

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OCD Isn’t An Anxiety Disorder – Here’s Why That Matters

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When I was diagnosed with OCD several years ago, like most people, I assumed it was an anxiety disorder. It wasn’t until months later that I stumbled on articles debating the merits of defining OCD as an entirely separate category of mental illness.

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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.

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

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How Do You Use Your Privilege?

How do I use my own privilege? Do I eliminate obstacles for others or do I take the easier route of deferring to the status quo?

How do I use my own privilege? Do I eliminate obstacles for others or do I take the easier route of deferring to the status quo?

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My Partner & I Both Have Anxiety; It's Made Our Relationship Stronger

We experience anxiety very differently, but we can help each other in a way I have never experienced before.

We experience anxiety very differently, but we can help each other in a way I have never experienced before.

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Why I Must Commit To Self-Compassion

Despite my newfound awareness that I must practice self-compassion, I simply do not feel worthy of it.

Will practicing self-compassion make me feel, or become, selfish? I cannot discern when to hold myself accountable versus when to cut myself slack.

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Why Are You So Sensitive?

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The echo. It’s there. It’s what women are told. We’re too sensitive, too emotional; we’re overreacting. Why can’t we be rational, reasonable?

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I Hate That I Feel Ashamed For Needing Anxiety Meds​

I was a person diagnosed with a condition who simply but desperately needed access to the medication prescribed to me.

I was a person diagnosed with a condition who simply but desperately needed access to the medication prescribed to me. It was their solution, not mine.

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5 Ways To Help Anxiety In Children

We actually have the power to learn how to deal with anxiety and change the madness that is threatening to end childhood for our children.

We actually have the power to learn how to deal with anxiety and change the madness that is threatening to end childhood for our children.

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