‘Adjustment Shock’ Is Why Anxiety Spikes After A Big Life Achievement

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Of all the things that nobody tells you about life, that you might not experience instantaneous happiness after a positive life change is perhaps the most confusing.

The truth about your psyche is this: anything that is new, even if it is good, will feel uncomfortable until it is also familiar.

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Author of 101 Essays That Will Change The Way You Think, The Mountain Is You and others. Visit briannawiest.com to find my books and more.

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Brianna Wiest

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Author of 101 Essays That Will Change The Way You Think, The Mountain Is You and others. Visit briannawiest.com to find my books and more.

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