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7 Things People With High-Functioning Anxiety Need Everyone to Understand by ROSEMARY DONAHUE (Allure)

Anxiety disorders are among the most common mental illnesses in the U.S. The Anxiety and Depression Association of America reports that some 40 million U.S. adults deal with anxiety disorders every year — but that only about 37 percent of those suffering receive treatment. Part of the problem is that there is still lots of stigma around talking about and seeking help for mental health problems.
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Family Walk

Bhavana didn't have to twist my arm. The kids and I wanted some fresh air and a walk from our home to the trails around Van Horne seemed like the right thing to do. It was a bit chilly but with our coats zipped up we walked and talked about the things families talk about.…

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Pine Warbler

I spent three hours in the Pinelands with Ray Hennessey hoping to get a photograph of the pine warbler. We could see the birds flying back and forth between the trees that lined the swampy area that Ray had scouted. We waited patiently, but the pine warbler kept out of view the camera. The light…

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Family Gathering

Yesterday, after the piano recital, we gathered with Nilima and her girls (Mukesh was working) at Falguni's home. Rohan and Rahul were excited. Dipan grilled hot dogs, marinated shrimp and lamb chops. We hung out, chatted, played frisbee, drank some beer and then ended the day with s'mores. Perfection. [caption id="attachment_51425" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] FujiFilm X-T2…

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