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Doesn’t Matter Your Political Party – All Are Stressing Us Out

How do we manage this stress? We should look to our strengths.

The future of America is a significant source of stress for most citizens, a new study by the American Psychological Association finds.

The survey reviewed the most common stress-management tools that Americans are currently using. I highlight these tools and weave in suggestions for using your character strengths to help you make the most of the strategy:

Exercising or walking: a great way to use your strength of zest, and also your appreciation of beauty for...
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Mindfulness and Strengths for Anxiety

A few years ago, I worked with a middle-aged man (I’ll call him “Jim”) who was legally blind and suffered from social anxiety disorder (social phobia). Jim also experienced panic attacks. He wanted to learn to manage his anxiety better and to not have to take his anti-anxiety pills.
One day I asked Jim: “How did you make it here today?”

“The usual way – by bus,” he said. “Actually, 2 buses, a little...
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