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A Very Sad Hiatus for ‘Panic About Anxiety’

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

My worst nightmare, basically, has come true. There’s no easy way to say this, so I’ll just blankly blurt it out as if it doesn’t twist my insides into a million knots.


Video: Earthquake On Live TV? These Anchors Calmly Own It

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

I so admire the KTLA news anchors who let cooler heads prevail during last week’s St. Patrick’s Day earthquake in Los Angeles.


Do You Feel Like An Impostor? You’re Not Alone!

Saturday, March 22nd, 2014

“…despite having done well at your job, you feel like you’re a fraud and it’s only a matter of time before everyone finds out that you’re just an ‘impostor’ and the house of cards collapses.”


Do You Feel Like An Impostor? A Fraud? A Phony?

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

I felt like an impostor — like they’d chosen the wrong person to teach. Surely I wasn’t smart enough or qualified enough for this. I should be sitting at a desk, not standing behind the podium.


A Panic Attack On Live TV? ABC News Anchor Dan Harris Reflects

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

Panic drives us to do some strange things. It drives us to find a way to escape — to flee from — the uncomfortable physical and mental sensations.


Adjust Your Posture This Weekend For A More Confident Monday

Friday, March 7th, 2014

Can confident “power postures” convince your mind that you’re in charge and in control? According to Harvard researcher Amy Cuddy, they can — in an easily measurable way.


I Hate Quotes About ‘Success’ (Except For This One)

Friday, February 28th, 2014

Corny quotes about “success” are scripted into our culture. People who use them mean well, I’m sure — but I can’t help rolling my eyes a bit at these saccharine one-liners.


Low Blood Sugar And Panic Attacks: How Are They Related?

Sunday, February 23rd, 2014

“Is this a panic attack?” you ask yourself. You know that a racing heart and a woozy head usually signify an intense head-on collision with panic is just around the corner — or is something else amiss?


How To Start Loving Your Unmotivated Self

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

You exist in the present moment. But there are other versions of yourself, too — versions of you who also deserve your love, caring, and gratitude. Who are they, and how can express gratitude toward them?


Letter To A Panicker Whose World Is Quickly Shrinking

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

Even the tiniest baby steps can keep that dreaded circle of safety from closing in on you.


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