Archives for Stress

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Book Review: Meditation Made Easy

Books about meditation seem to be increasingly directed toward a broad audience, as meditation and mindfulness have become an everyday goal for many people. We are learning, through research, that...
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The Paradox of OCD

As we know, those with obsessive-compulsive disorder typically deal with a lot of anxiety. What if I leave the stove on and burn the house down? What if my...
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Book Review: Calm Mama, Happy Baby

During pregnancy, many mothers-to-be imagine peaceful, happy times with their new babies. Months later, they find themselves confronting the harsh reality that motherhood can be stressful, even frightening at...
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Stressed to the Max

Conversations with friends and colleagues these days often are peppered with concerns about stress. People are regularly talking about being stressed, recovering from stress or avoiding stress. It’s a...
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Book Review: How to Deal with Adversity

Although the title sounds very self-help,  a serious text in which Christopher Hamilton — philosopher, author, and senior lecturer in philosophy of religion at London’s King’s College — uses his scholarship to push...
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