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Posts about Anxiety and Stress Management (4):

Political Polarization Is A Psychology Problem

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Dr. Chloe Carmichael, PhD Jan 14, 2021 2:52:47 AM
Political Polarization Is A Psychology Problem

You probably don’t need to anyone to tell you this, but Americans are more polarized than ever before on the topic of presidential approval. According to a recent Pew Research poll, 88 percent of Republicans approve of President Trump, while just eight percent of Democrats approve. Not surprisingly, all of this discord is causing stress: A recent poll by the American Psychological Association found that 59 percent of American adults experience stress from the current levels of social divisiveness.

Terrorism, Anger, Anxiety: How to Manage Strong Feelings

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Dr. Chloe Carmichael, PhD Jan 13, 2021 2:33:18 AM
Terrorism, Anger, Anxiety: How to Manage Strong Feelings

When we are faced with extreme world events such as terrorism, many of us can feel at a loss regarding how to process our emotions.  On one hand, we feel full of very strong emotion; and on the other hand we may simultaneously feel as if we are actually so powerless over whatever official governmental response will be taken that our feelings can seem almost irrelevant to the broader picture of how these events fit into perspective.  

Life Changing Yoga Benefits

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Dr. Chloe Carmichael, PhD Jan 10, 2021 1:47:33 AM
Life Changing Yoga Benefits

Yoga sometimes gets overlooked because it can seem too “trendy” of a workout to net you real results. But there’s a reason top achievers like LeBron James and Ariana Huffington follow this ancient practice, and the reason is this: Yoga isn’t just a workout — it’s an incredible way to work on yourself, body and mind, inside and out.

3 Yoga Benefits You’ve Never Considered

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Dr. Chloe Carmichael, PhD Jan 8, 2021 4:44:00 PM
3 Yoga Benefits You’ve Never Considered

Yoga sometimes gets overlooked because it can seem too “trendy” of a workout to net you real results. But there’s a reason top achievers like LeBron James and Ariana Huffington follow this ancient practice, and the reason is this: Yoga isn’t just a workout — it’s an incredible way to work on yourself, body and mind, inside and out.

Yoga: The Secret Workout of Highly Successful People

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Dr. Chloe Carmichael, PhD Jan 8, 2021 2:50:11 PM
Yoga: The Secret Workout of Highly Successful People

What do LeBron James, Ariana Huffington, and Gwyneth Paltrow all have in common?

They’ve dreamed, believed, and achieved, and they all practice something that I’m certain has an impact on their ongoing success: yoga.

Yoga sometimes gets overlooked because it seems too fluffy and vague of a workout to net you real results. But yoga isn’t just a workout — it’s an incredible way to work on yourself, inside and out.

The Path to Mindfulness Part 3: Emotion and Thought Awareness

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Dr. Chloe Carmichael, PhD Jan 8, 2021 2:07:57 PM
The Path to Mindfulness Part 3: Emotion and Thought Awareness

Mindfulness of thoughts and emotions gives us a “bird’s eye view” of what’s happening with ourselves and facilitates healthier perspective-taking.  Issues are more manageable when we can observe them rather than just experiencing them without any sense of perspective.  

30, Single, and Dating On a Timeline? Part 1: Could He Be the One?

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Dr. Chloe Carmichael, PhD Jan 7, 2021 4:34:29 PM
30, Single, and Dating On a Timeline? Part 1: Could He Be the One?

A single woman in her late twenties or early thirties may find herself looking to find a husband sooner rather than later. With her self-esteem on the line or her biological clock ticking in her ears, she may be on a one-year timeline, meaning that after one year of dating, she’s expecting a proposal of marriage.