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Fighting Our Negative Emotions Does More Harm Than Good

When I’m overwhelmed, I often find myself telling anyone who’ll listen, “I’m so stressed. In fact, I’m stressed about being stressed.” Recognizing our emotions is typically a good thing, but when it comes to dealing with everyday negative emotions—like sadness, loneliness, and anxiety—that awareness can often lead to self-criticism (aka my “stress about stress” scenario). …

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