anxiety

What It’s Like to Be a Guy Who’s Petrified of Dogs

This week, as I made my way to work, a terrifying creature confronted me. In the hall between the building entrance and the door to…

Do You Really ‘Earn’ Your Gray Hair?

Last week, while campaigning in Gary, Indiana, former President — and newly minted silver fox — Barack Obama told a crowd of his supporters that…

How to Get Over Your Irrational Fear of Crowds

People fear crowds in several different ways. There’s the aspect where people feel they have no means of escape (agoraphobia); there’s the more obvious or…

How to Get Over Your Irrational Fear of Germs

We can all agree that washing your hands is totally rational. But refusing to touch a door handle afterward and freaking out that you’ll die…