Fear

How to Relax When Seeing the Dentist

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    Dr. Ross Chiaramonte on overcoming dentist phobia. Sponsored Content from Reputation.CA     Dental phobia or odontophobia is estimated to plague as many as 35 million Americans, according to the 2012 book The Fearless Smile: Overcoming Dental Phobia. The anxiety generated from booking an appointment and visiting a dentist...

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Harsh self-talk is a pattern of learned behavior, and the good news is we can unlearn it.

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Recently, I read an interview with author Danielle LaPorte where she stated that she never speaks meanly to herself. “Not ever.” This blew my mind. Because even though I write regularly about practicing self-compassion and embracing ourselves, I still struggle with harsh self-talk. I’m guessing you do, too. It might...

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Snuggling Up to Our Obstacles

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"We need to understand our fears and vulnerabilities, not so we can blast through what stands in our way, but so we can figure out how to support ourselves to manage whatever it is we fear." In Hindu mythology, the elephant-headed god Ganesh is known as...

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