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Welcome to the United States of Anxiety : observations from a reforming neurotic / Jen Lancaster.

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East Grand Forks Campbell Library 152.46 LANCASTER (Text) 518800 Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781542007948
  • Physical Description: 239 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little a, [2020]

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Bibliographic notes: 31 unnumbered pages following the text.
Includes bibliographical references.
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Letter from the author -- One nation, under stress -- Physiological needs: food, sleep, clothing, shelter, and wi-fi -- Safety needs: personal/financial security, climate, and family health -- Social needs: friendships, intimacy, family, love, and belonging -- Esteem needs: joy, creativity, happiness, desire for fame and glory -- Self-actualization needs: thinking, learning, decision-making, values, beliefs, fulfillment.
Summary, etc.:
Every day, Americans are bombarded with terrifying news about crime, the environment, politics, and the health consequences of the foods we've been enjoying for years. We're judged by social media users, pressured into maintaining a perfect home, and expected to base our self-worth on retweets, faves, likes, and followers. Our collective FOMO (fear of missing out), and the disparity between ideals and reality, is leading us to spend more and feel worse. With wit and wisdom, the author charts a path out of the quagmire that keeps us frightened and ashamed.
Subject: Humorous stories, American.
Bad news > Social aspects > United States > Popular works.
Fear > Social aspects > United States > Popular works.
Internet > Social aspects > United States > Popular works.
Journalism > Social aspects > United States > Popular works.
Quality of life > United States > Popular works.
Self-actualization (Psychology) > Popular works.
Self-esteem > United States > Popular works.
Self-perception > United States > Popular works.
Shame > Social aspects > United States > Popular works.
Social pressure > Popular works.
Social psychology > United States > Popular works.
Stress management > United States > Popular works.
Stress (Physiology) > United States > Popular works.
Fear > Social aspects
Internet > Social aspects
Journalism > Social aspects
Quality of life
Self-actualization (Psychology)
Shame > Social aspects
Social pressure
Social psychology
Stress management
Stress (Physiology)
United States
Genre: Popular works
Self-help publications
Self-help publications.

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