The Creativity Cure

A do-it-yourself prescription for happiness

Monsters to Fairies, Panic to Peace

Logical thought can be reassuring but the mind must be ready to receive it. A person in the throes of hysteria may not be able to hear reason. Particular fears can be managed via a step by step process that prepares the mind to receive soothing thoughts. Reason works when empathy for the fear has been expressed and meaning of the fear has been explored. Read More

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Carrie Barron, M.D., is a psychiatrist and co-author of The Creativity Cure: A Do-It Yourself Prescription for Happiness, which she wrote with her husband, Alton Barron.

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