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Fear and loathing of the outdoors

This might seem amusing, but the truth is if you're not Nature Girl, summer can be a real bummer. Either you feel left out of activities (camping, fishing, snorkeling, hiking, etc.) or you go along and are miserable because you're afraid that you (or a loved one) will get Lyme disease from a tick or bit by a shark.

Summer solution: In reality, the odds of such things are quite low. But if you're a woman, your odds of worrying about these (i.e. generalized anxiety) are twice has high as a man's. If your worries keep you from taking part in summer fun, consider seeing a therapist; cognitive behavioral therapy can ease anxieties and phobias. Try to plan fun events closer to home where you can be social without being on edge.

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