Social Anxiety Disorder Linked to…

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One of my most trusted resources is the daily blog of Dr. Joseph Mercola. Here is what he wrote the other day about the over prescription of anti-anxiety and anti-depression medications: “Social Anxiety Disorder Linked to High Serotonin Levels, Throwing Treatment with SSRIs into Serious Question” – Dr. Joseph Mercola Depression and other mental health […]

Monica Lewinsky: The Price of Shame

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I think a big piece of the anxiety puzzle is living in this “not so brave new world” of intense media shaming and humiliation. NO ONE knows this more intimately than Monica Lewinsky who was “patient zero” in the modern digital world of humiliation, shaming, invasion of privacy that we now call “cyber bullying.” The […]

The Power of Introverts

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Are you introverted? Have you been attempting to “force” yourself to be extroverted? What’s the difference between “Shyness” or “Social Anxiety” and “Introversion”? Why have introverts been shamed and shunned in our culture? After 30 years of working on myself I have finally come to the conclusion that I LIKE being an introvert. I do […]