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4 Ways We Use Our Relationships to Manage Anxiety

How to rely more on yourself to stay calm

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Humans are social creatures. We use our relationships to survive, thrive, and calm down as quickly as possible.

When I ask my therapy clients how they manage anxiety, they usually don’t talk about the relationships patterns that they activate in times of distress. But paying attention…




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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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