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What Our Grandparents Knew about Staying Sane

Everybody has something that makes them really, really anxious. Even if you don’t have a phobia per se, we all have fears that haunt us. Some worry they won’t ever find the right partner. Others worry they won’t be able to have children. Some languish for years in a job they know isn’t right for them. read more
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Manufacturing Fetishists and the Worrying Class

Business & Finance : Carpe Diem (4 years ago)

Don Boudreaux highlights an excellent BBC article about the manufacturing fetish of the "Worrying Class": "The Worrying Class in developed countries laments: "We don't make anything any more." They fear that, as more people find emp... Read Post

Exposure Therapy For Phobias

Health : Medical News Today (2 years ago)

Because confronting fear won't always make it go away, researchers suggest that people with phobias must alter memory-driven negative attitudes about feared objects or events to achieve a more lasting recovery from what scares them ... Read Post

The specter of fear haunts Senate Democrats

Politics / US Politics : The Plum Line (5 hours ago)

Democrats, we used to believe, were the party that couldn’t stay together. They were long known for their complex web of interests and constituency groups, who couldn’t act in concert when it mattered. Yet for years now, they have b... Read Post


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