Friday Five: Elevate Counseling Links

Friday 5: Mental Health

Here is what we’ve been reading this week in mental health!

This week:   Using anxiety to your advantage, evaluating “expert” opinions, and evidence that acceptance can actually lead to greater perseverance.

  • Some studies show that anxiety can actually be a path to our best selves. To be sure, severe anxiety can be debilitating. But for many people who experience it at more moderate levels, it can be helpful. The key is to learn to embrace and reframe it. How To Harness Your Anxiety (New York Times)

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