Tagged as Anxiety

Managing Anxiety About Wearing Masks

Managing Anxiety About Wearing Masks

By Dr. Jessica Gold, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Washington University WHY DO SOME PEOPLE FEEL ANXIOUS ABOUT WEARING A MASK? Usually, the problem is...

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Managing Sleep in the Time of Coronavirus

Managing Sleep in the Time of Coronavirus

By Marni Amsellem, Ph.D. We’ve now been living life in quarantine for many months. What now rings true is the following observation: Quarantine continues to...

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How to Talk to Kids About Racism and Discrimination

How to Talk to Kids About Racism and Discrimination

Q&A with Dr. Kira Banks, Psychologist and creator of Raising Equity* There is so much in the news about George Floyd’s death at the hands...

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Managing Difficult Emotions in Times of Stress

Managing Difficult Emotions in Times of Stress

By Jenny Tryansky, Personal Development Coach At a recent webinar gathering only two weeks into the COVID-19 crisis in North America, I reluctantly logged on...

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A health care worker’s experience on the front lines fighting COVID-19

A health care worker’s experience on the front lines fighting COVID-19

Q&A with a Toronto-based Emergency Room Registered Nurse* *For privacy reasons, they have asked to remain anonymous What was a typical day like for you...

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Managing your money during a global pandemic

Managing your money during a global pandemic

A Q&A with Shannon Lee Simmons, Certified Financial Planner and founder of the New School of Finance What kinds of emotions are you seeing among...

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Choosing Happiness

Choosing Happiness

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, today's date (March 20, the International Day of Happiness) feels particularly important. This article will help you find...

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Social Distancing: What it means and how you can manage it in day-to-day life

Social Distancing: What it means and how you can manage it in day-to-day life

Q&A with Licensed Psychologist, Marni Amsellem, Ph.D What exactly is social distancing?  Social distancing is something that we are all being asked to do right...

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Ask the Expert: Managing difficult emotions with self-compassion, with Dr. Susan Orsillo

Ask the Expert: Managing difficult emotions with self-compassion, with Dr. Susan Orsillo

Anger. Frustration. Grief. Guilt. Complex emotions like these can be hard to understand, and even harder to control. Fortunately, we can mitigate their effects by...

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Back by popular demand: We're hosting another Mental Health Marathon!

Back by popular demand: We're hosting another Mental Health Marathon!

A few months ago, we gathered some of our top mental health experts to spend two entire days answering our users' questions about stress, anxiety,...

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Ask the Expert: Sharon Selby on back-to-school and other childhood anxieties

Ask the Expert: Sharon Selby on back-to-school and other childhood anxieties

For some children, returning to school in September is exciting. They look forward to making new friends and learning new subjects. However, other children can...

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