Feel bet­ter about your prob­lems—fast!

Woman's World - - Contents -

Next time you’re feel­ing blue or over­whelmed by an is­sue you’re hav­ing, try talk­ing to your­self as if you’re a friend—for ex­am­ple, “Su­san, this is hard, but you’ll get through it!” Though it may sound strange, a new study in Sci­en­tific Re­ports jour­nal re­veals that re­fer­ring to your­self by your name or as “you” in­stantly eases stress and anx­i­ety. Sci­en­tists say it helps you think about your prob­lem ra­tio­nally rather than fo­cus­ing on how it af­fects you per­son­ally, and that makes it eas­ier to find a so­lu­tion!

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