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The Nuance

How to Take Control When You’re Emotionally Overwhelmed

SStrong emotions are often compared to tempests or torrents — as though they were powerful forces that are largely out of a person’s control. But experts who study human emotion say that this is wrong. People…

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Markham Heid

I’m a long-time contributor at TIME and other media orgs. I write mostly about health. I grew up in Michigan, but these days I live in southwest Germany.