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Welcome to psychology for the rest of us. Host Dr. Jade Wu takes the science of psychology and makes it both entertaining and relatable. Using a sympathetic ear and evidence-based research, she explains the ‘why’ behind emotions like joy, anger, fear, trust, and anxiety, and helps you better understand the relationships you form with your friends, family, coworkers, and yourself. Seeking a healthier emotional life? It’s time to bring a trained psychologist and mental health expert along for the ride.

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Welcome to psychology for the rest of us. Host Dr. Jade Wu takes the science of psychology and makes it both entertaining and relatable. Using a sympathetic ear and evidence-based research, she explains the ‘why’ behind emotions like joy, anger, fear, trust, and anxiety, and helps you better understand the relationships you form with your friends, family, coworkers, and yourself. Seeking a healthier emotional life? It’s time to bring a trained psychologist and mental health expert along for the ride.

    Why Do I Grind My Teeth So Much—And How Can I Make It Stop?!

    Why Do I Grind My Teeth So Much—And How Can I Make It Stop?!

    Today, I’m excited to share a special episode of the Checking In podcast, a new advice show from SELF magazine. Checking In tackles our most personal health and wellness questions, no matter how complicated or embarrassing. In this episode, you'll hear how anxiety can manifest in our teeth and jaw. And you’ll learn practical tips for relieving the physical symptoms of stress.
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    • 25 min
    Afraid of a Loved One Dying? Be Kind to Yourself

    Afraid of a Loved One Dying? Be Kind to Yourself

    The fear of a loved one's death is a profound, existential anxiety. Let's talk about two different anxiety-inducing scenarios and some ways to stop being paralyzed by worry so you can get the most meaning and joy out of your life with your loved one, instead.
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    • 20 min
    Surviving Pandemic Career Changes with Guest Rachel Cooke

    Surviving Pandemic Career Changes with Guest Rachel Cooke

    If the pandemic has messed with your work life, you're not alone. Whether you're unemployed and searching for a new job or employed but searching for your lost mojo, leadership consultant and host of the Modern Mentor podcast has compassionate, actionable advice to help you not only survive but thrive.
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    • 28 min
    How to Talk Politics Without Losing Friends (and When to Walk Away)

    How to Talk Politics Without Losing Friends (and When to Walk Away)

    Politics drive family and friends apart now more than ever. How can we talk to each other about heated topics when we disagree? These strategies from couples therapy can help us create empathetic conversations that heal our political divides.
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    • 21 min
    Speaking Out About Violence Against Asian Americans

    Speaking Out About Violence Against Asian Americans

    On March 16th 2021, a man killed eight people in Atlanta, Georgia, six of whom were women of Asian descent. Savvy Psychologist Dr. Jade Wu shares her message of solidarity and a warning against stigmatizing addiction and mental health.
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    • 6 min
    Resilience: Mastering the Art of Bouncing Back

    Resilience: Mastering the Art of Bouncing Back

    When life gives you lemons, how exactly do you make the lemonade? Resilience is the ability to adapt and bounce back after adversity, and it's a skill you can learn. Let's take a look at how we can work with our emotions, values, actions, and social supports to cultivate resilience in any situation.
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