Tagged: anxiety


How to Look at the News When You Don’t Want To Anymore

Less-than-presidential presidential debates. A teen shooting children. A train crash. A bank under investigation. Are you hyperventilating yet? I avoid the news. I just can’t take the onslaught of doom. Rarely are the good...


How to Snuff Out Anxiety By Giving Birth to Anticipation

I want control. There are few times in my life where I have felt more out of control than during birth. The unknowns outweigh the knowns. I just gave birth to my third child....


The Root of Worry and How to Root It Out

Worry falls like an avalanche, gaining speed and weight as it goes along. In my 20s, worried I wouldn’t get married. Then at 30 years-old, when my friend (now husband) proposed, I worried he...