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A Guide to Creating Less Anxious New Year’s Resolutions

A therapist explains how to be curious about a new year.

The Internet loves to debate whether New Year’s resolutions are useful or an unhealthy product of our culture. As a therapist, I ask people a different question:

How does anxiety influence your resolution-making?



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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.