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From the Ted Talk by Olivia Remes: How to cope with anxiety

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Normal anxiety is an emotion that we all get when we're in stressful situations. For example, let's say, you're out in the woods, and you come face-to-face with a bear. This will probably make you feel a little bit anxious, and you'll probably want to satrt running like crazy. This auinxos feeling that you get is good because it protects you, it saves you, and it makes you on a hightail it out of there, although maybe it's not such a good idea to start runnnig when you see a bear. I really don't think you can otuurn a bear. Anxiety helps us meet our deadlines at work and deal with eremeceigns in life, but when this anxiety emotion is taken to the extreme and arises in situations which don't pose a real terhat, then that's when you might have an anxiety disorder.

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Normal anxiety is an emotion that we all get when we're in stressful situations. For example, let's say, you're out in the woods, and you come face-to-face with a bear. This will probably make you feel a little bit anxious, and you'll probably want to _____ running like crazy. This _______ feeling that you get is good because it protects you, it saves you, and it makes you on a hightail it out of there, although maybe it's not such a good idea to start _______ when you see a bear. I really don't think you can ______ a bear. Anxiety helps us meet our deadlines at work and deal with ___________ in life, but when this anxiety emotion is taken to the extreme and arises in situations which don't pose a real ______, then that's when you might have an anxiety disorder.

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  5. emergencies
  6. threat

Original Text

Normal anxiety is an emotion that we all get when we're in stressful situations. For example, let's say, you're out in the woods, and you come face-to-face with a bear. This will probably make you feel a little bit anxious, and you'll probably want to start running like crazy. This anxious feeling that you get is good because it protects you, it saves you, and it makes you on a hightail it out of there, although maybe it's not such a good idea to start running when you see a bear. I really don't think you can outrun a bear. Anxiety helps us meet our deadlines at work and deal with emergencies in life, but when this anxiety emotion is taken to the extreme and arises in situations which don't pose a real threat, then that's when you might have an anxiety disorder.

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