‘Psycho’ for the Anxious: Why Horror Movies Bring Me Comfort
“I know I am about to be afraid, and I am also about to be just fine. This is controlled terror.”
This is A Cure for Fear, a monthly column by Laura Turner on working, creating, and living with anxiety.
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Death in Yellowstone
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