Friday, April 17, 2020

Managing anxiety

Feeling more anxious and stressed than usual lately?  You're not alone!  This is a weird and scary time for everyone.  We need to stay informed and connected, but sometimes reading the news or scrolling through social media makes us feel even worse.  NPR's Life Kit podcast recently interviewed Dr. Judson Brewer, a neuroscientist and psychiatrist from Brown University.  He explains what our brains are doing when we feel anxious and offers some practical ways to cope.  For example, take a deep breath or feel your feet.

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