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The Art of Befriending Anxiety

If you want to stay sane, you have to accept your negative emotions

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II lie in bed wide awake. My heart is racing. It almost feels like it’s crawling up my throat. My breath is shallow and a sense of restlessness is coursing through my body. I can hear every little noise. The dog just got off the couch and is now settled on the floor. Why am I so anxious? I ask…




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Lisa Marie Rankin

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