It’s time to reframe our thoughts around anxiety. Here’s how to use it productively

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Fast Company
Published on
July 5, 2022

A professor of neuroscience says, “To feel good is to know how to feel bad: how to listen to anxiety when it rises and falls, and how to work with and through anxiety.”

Tracy Dennis-Tiwary is a professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at The City University of New York. She is also the co-founder and CSO of Wise Therapeutics, a digital therapeutics company that creates casual, accessible mobile games designed to improve mental health.

Below, Dennis-Tiwary shares five key insights from her new book, Future Tense: Why Anxiety Is Good for You (Even Though It Feels Bad).

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