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Re-emerging from months of isolation isn’t as easy as many thought it would be. Despite the disorientation and sense of loss associated with the new normal of their pandemic-induced lives, many people have found themselves surprisingly anxious about jumping back into life as they used to know it. Even as COVID-19 cases decline and millions have been fully vaccinated, psychologists say that “re-entry stress” is affecting many of us to a greater or lesser extent. Some of this anxiety can be attributed to lingering concerns about the virus: Can I be infected even if I’m vaccinated? What about the kids? What about the variants? Some of it is also a factor of how we feel about the public selves that have been hidden for more than a year: What should I wear? Will my clothes fit? What about my weight gain? How do I regain my confidence and positive self-image? Click HERE for the full article.

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