Tag Archives for " Anxiety/Fear "

How to Worry More Mindfully

How to Worry More Mindfully by psychologist Jenny Taitz was posted in the New York Times November 2, 2020, the day before the U.S. national elections.  The suggestions are still relevant and timely in the aftermath of those elections. [And very resonant with tools I’ll be teaching Saturday, November 21, in an online retreat sponsored […]

Anxiety v. Excitement – What’s the Diff?

I remember how startled I was to learn, somewhere in graduate school in clinical psychology, that the body can’t tell the difference between anxiety and excitement.  Meaning…the nervous system mobilizes the body to respond – take action – whether we’re dealing with something truly dangerous or simply something new or unknown. How our brain processes […]

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