Just Let People Be Anxious

A therapist explains how to stay calm without trying to control others

Kathleen Smith
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As we all relearn how to interact with other humans, many are finding other people’s emotions more contagious than ever. If you’re not paying attention, you might begin to feel over-responsible for their anxiety.

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Kathleen Smith
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Kathleen Smith is a therapist and author of the books Everything Isn’t Terrible and True to You. She writes about anxiety, relationships, and Bowen theory.