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Avoidance Behavior

I'm learning something new today, so I might as well share. My doctor pointed me to Avoidance Behavior today, and reading up on it is like reading a depressing autobiography of myself. But here's some info on it, for all of us, in case it's new to you too -- but really just an old friend that's been around all this time, you just could never remember their name. Susan? Sally? Sanchez? avoidance behavior. (noun) a pervasive pattern of avoiding or withdrawing from social interaction; a defense mechanism by which a person removes himself/herself from unpleasant situations. Dictionary.com Avoidance coping refers to choosing your behavior based on trying to avoid or escape particular thoughts or feelings. It can involve "doing" (e.g., someone who excessively washes their hands to try to get rid of fears about contamination) or "not doing" (e.g., when someone avoids having an awkward conversation). Avoidance coping causes anxiety to snowball becaus

Move This

Do you ever put songs in single-repeat mode and just let it ride for a ridiculously long time? I do that a lot. One of those songs for me is the song Move This by Technotronic. Some classic 90s awesome beats. And it seems only fair that I put it in your head right now, since I've got it on repeat again. You'll thank me later, I'm sure of it. https://open.spotify.com/track/0PAGmTNpVASXq2tegMxSOs