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Best of Our Blogs: February 5, 2019

It surprised me when it happened. And then when it happened again, and again, I realized we have a problem.

These days doctors don’t have the bandwidth to sit down and get to know you so when you start asking too many questions, you get branded as, “difficult,” or maybe even, “anxious.”

What my experience taught me is that doctors don’t have all the answers. Sometimes they’re rushed and make quick judgments. It’s important to find doctors and surround yourself with people who’ll listen to just what’s going on with you.

One of our top posts this week will even help you to cultivate more kindness for yourself while you’re going through this anxiety provoking process.

Do These 5 Things to Increase Your Emotional Intelligence
(Childhood Emotional Neglect) – If your emotional intelligence is low due to a neglectful childhood, it’s not too late to catch up. Try these things to improve your life satisfaction and relationships.

Are You at Risk for Filicide?
(The Exhausted Woman) – Sometimes parents do the unthinkable. Here are the reasons why they hurt their children and information on how to prevent this from happening.

Being Kind to Yourself When You’re Anxious
(Weightless) – If you’re mad at yourself for feeling anxious again, read this.

Most Americans Who Divorce After 50 Do Not Remarry or Cohabit
(Single at Heart) – This post reveals interesting information in the research regarding men and women who divorce later in life.

How to Change Your All-Or-Nothing Thinking
(Happily Imperfect) – Your thinking could be triggering anxiety and depression. Here’s how to see yourself and situation in a more realistic light.

Best of Our Blogs: February 5, 2019

Brandi-Ann Uyemura, M.A.

Brandi-Ann Uyemura is a freelance writer specializing in self-help, spirituality, psychology and small business articles. She has a BA in English from University of Oregon and a MA in Counseling Psychology from Santa Clara University. She writes for various companies and publications and teaches stress management workshops. For more information, see her website

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Uyemura, B. (2019). Best of Our Blogs: February 5, 2019. Psych Central. Retrieved on October 29, 2020, from
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