September 18, 2015

“As soon as I’m worried about something with my boyfriend, I blurt it out,” said one group member. Another agreed. “If I’m at the store and I feel anxious, I drop everything and run home.” A third added, “It’s like I can’t stop myself from checking i...

May 21, 2015


Sometimes, anxiety feels a lot like a little mouse running on a wheel inside our heads and chattering incessantly. It gets ahold of a particular thought or fear and spins on it nonstop. It’s frustrating and exhausting, and it can feel out of our con...

April 1, 2015


These days, most of us live with some degree of stress. For kids, between their homework, friends, after-school activities, sports, and worries about getting into college, it’s a whole new era of anxiety. It’s no wonder, then, that the National Inst...

January 30, 2014


There are plenty of articles about gifted children, and the benefits and drawbacks of that label. “Giftedness” is what we call intelligence, which is a wonderful quality to have and to have recognized by others. But along with the sharpness of mind...

August 8, 2013

One of the hardest things about feeling anxious is the confusion about what’s real and what isn’t. Anxiety fears feel like they’re true, but they’re usually not. They’re belief systems that are so quickly inflamed and so endlessly repeated that most...

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