Distraction Techniques Make Anxiety Worse

Now I know why my attention span is so short

Man wearing headphones, scrolling phone, and using computer.
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Today in therapy, I learned the extent of how bad my previous therapist was. I had no idea she was making my anxiety worse.

“She actually used the word distraction?” my therapist asked?

“Well, yes,” I said, confused. “She told me to sit with my feelings until it became…



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Lisa Beth Wright

Lisa Beth Wright

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