How to Not Go Crazy This Winter

Can we make it through this pandemic winter and come out on the other side without going crazy? Let’s try. We can start with these quick 10 yes/no questions to

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Anxious While Waiting? Do This.

As the fate of the US is being decided this week during the Presidential Election, our anxieties may peak, no matter which side we support. This is a post about

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Time of Uncertainty? Ha!

An increasing number of articles on “the time of uncertainty” dispense quick advice: how to handle uncertainty, how to reduce it, what to do in uncertainty…. Let me ask you:

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A Case of Exploding Eggs

In April, I wrote a post about high achievers hitting low points during the pandemic. In May, I almost burned down our house, leaving boiling eggs on the stove. This

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Are you wearing pants?

My husband tipped me off to an apparently popular question being asked during work conference calls these days: “Are you wearing pants?” This joke goes to the heart of the

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“Things Should Be Different”

“Coping During Coronavirus” Series, Part 10 of 10. What do you do when you feel stuck in a situation that is unfair, or seems completely wrong? “Things should be different!”

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When to Take the Easy Path

“Coping During Coronavirus” Series, Part 8 of 10. Many of us a struggling now, amid this crazy pandemic, figuring out how we can be good at everything-at-once: working, parenting, taking

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Recalculating

“Coping During Coronavirus” Series, Part 7 of 10. In recent posts, I’ve been drawn to introspection: REcognition (and embarrassment), REcovery (and comeback), and now – REcalculating, the idea I borrowed

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What’s Not Broken

“Coping During Coronavirus” Series, Part 6 of 10. Wisdom comes at the expense of having broken something important – friendships, habits, glasses, heels, codes, hearts, dishes, connections… So, it’s logical

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When We Can’t Bulletproof Our Lives

“Coping During Coronavirus” Series, Part 5 of 10. This topic keeps coming up in NYC after 9/11, after all the school shootings, and hurricanes, literal and metaphorical. Now, during a

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