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The most important thing to realize is that self-care may be hard if you’re depressed,” says Debra Kissen, PhD, a psychologist and the CEO and clinical director of Light on Anxiety CBT Treatment Centers .“It’s going to be the very opposite of what your brain wants to do. So it’s going to be helpful, but […]

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To understand anxiety and stress it’s good to know the difference between the two. Stress is the body’s reaction to a trigger, something that’s happening now. As ​Ph.D. Debra Kissen puts it “Our brain thinks we’re in danger and needs to deal with it immediately.”

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“When we’re stressed, our body is stressed in the moment,” says Debra Kissen, PhD, clinical director of Light on Anxiety Treatment Center in Chicago. “Our brain thinks we’re in danger and need to deal with it immediately.”

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