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Anxiety

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New research shows the ‘tapping’ technique reduces anxiety, depression, and PTSD

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Why does tea calm our nerves?

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A therapist explains how to distinguish between the two

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Why you might want to stop talking about your anxiety and try this instead

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Vaccination offers protection against the viral threat, but your brain needs time to reset after a year living with the fear

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An overlooked idea from the 1980s yields a promising new treatment approach that anyone can use

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Social distancing mimics avoidance, which ‘feeds and waters’ social anxiety

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Pandemic Winter Health Hacks

Hold hands and snuggle pets


Plus, how to make your worries actually productive

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My Therapist Says

I’m learning to reject the overpowering desire to have the one answer to my anxiety.

Illustration: Kate Dehler

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