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Tag Archives: stress

COVID and My Job

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I spent several years in college as a volunteer working with at-risk youth and addiction programs. I grew up watching the havoc addiction wreaked on …

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Anxiety Pills

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In her article titled “Listening to Xanax,” reporter Lisa Miller chronicles “how Americans learned to stop worrying about worry and pop its pills instead.” Miller …

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Chronic Fatigue

No part of the human body is powered by the Duracell bunny. Any system of the human body that is overworked or excessively stressed without …

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Holiday Stress

Dear God: I’m stressed out! Christmas is just around the corner and there’s way too much going on! The traffic is crazy and I keep …

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A Little Strange

I feel a little strange. Strange because now that my primary source of stress (my dissertation proposal) is over, I’m well rested and I’m not …

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My Therapist

I don’t remember how I found her. At least 15 years ago I started going to a local private massage therapist. And that was perhaps …

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Losing Connection

Getting ready to travel, I usually arrange to have our physical mail held at the post office, and I cancel delivery of our newspaper. During …

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Wisdom From the Gym

The happy pill I take each day is at my local gym. The older I get, the less I can do without it. Thanks to Bill Phillips …

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