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One Day at a Time

An Easy Breathing Exercise for When Worry Takes Over

Daily insights on life in the face of uncertainty, by psychiatrist and habit change specialist Dr. Jud Brewer

If you’re really worried about something, that worry thinking takes up space so that it is harder to remember your grocery list, or what someone just said a few minutes ago on a conference call.

Take a moment to express how you’re feeling, “Oh, I’m feeling a little stressed right now.” Then ask for your family’s help.

Addiction Psychiatrist. Neuroscientist. Habit Change Expert. Brown U. professor. Founder of MindSciences. Author: Unwinding Anxiety. www.drjud.com. @judbrewer

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