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4 Questions to Help You Grow Up

A therapist explains the value of working on maturity.

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Maturity is an unsexy word. It sounds like a high-fiber cereal you’d rather not eat for breakfast. No one picks it as their theme for the year. We want to be calm, strong, or confident as quickly as possible. But maturity is all about the long game.

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Kathleen Smith

Kathleen Smith

Kathleen Smith is a therapist and author of the book Everything Isn’t Terrible: Conquer Your Insecurities, Interrupt Your Anxiety, and Finally Calm Down.

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