How Thinking Can Be Like Moonwalking

How Thinking Can Be Like Moonwalking

Something my husband said sparked the insight. 

It happened in the middle of a difficult conversation. Not a fight. More of a How-do-I-make-you-understand-me talk. I was stuck, fixating on the details of how one thought led to another. Then suddenly, something he said unstuck me.

"Remember the story Forever Overhead by David Foster Wallace?" he asked. "Remember how the whole thing took place in just two minutes?"

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My answer to "Can you recommend a therapist to help with my anxiety?"

My answer to "Can you recommend a therapist to help with my anxiety?"

I’m honored when people reach out for advice in a pivotal moment. On the other, the path to self- (and anxiety) awareness is littered with false starts and confusion. It can be hard to know exactly what to say. I confront my ambivalence about therapy and come up with the response I want to share with a friend. Now I share it with you, friends!

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