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9 Healthy Ways to Deal with Distress

By Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S.
Associate Editor

9 Healthy Ways to Deal with DistressDealing with distress is difficult. By its very nature, distress is “great pain, acute suffering and extreme misfortune,” said Casey Radle, LPC, a therapist who specializes in anxiety, depression and low self-esteem.

This serious pain “can hijack our ability to think straight.”

That’s because we shift into survival mode and don’t have access to the problem-solving part of our brains, said Rachel Eddins, M.Ed., LPC-S, a therapist in Houston, Texas.

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9 Healthy Ways to Deal with Distress

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  1. This article was helpful because it gave some concrete examples and strategies. Thanks ~ I will spread the good word!

  2. A great article. I’m sharing! ;)

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