3 Reasons to Befriend Your Anxiety

April 21, 2015 9:46 PM

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3 Reasons to Befriend Your Anxiety

Throughout time, people have done whatever they could to quell anxiety. When we are anxious, we are less sure of the decisions we're making and more likely to do something to make that uncomfortable feeling go away -- even if it's dangerous or impulsive. Yet by befriending our anxiety, we may be able to live in better alignment with our own code of ethics.

Anyone who has experienced anxious emotions knows what an uncomfortable emotion it is and how tempting it is to subdue it. In an interesting article called "Worried Well," Charlie Kurth, assistant professor in philosophy at Washington University in St Louis, MO, suggests anxiety can sometimes a good...

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