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What Happens To Your Brain When You Shop On Black Friday

 

Black Friday is one of the most popular shopping days in the calendar, and bargain-hunters wait for it like football-lovers long for the Superbowl. It might feel good to get that vacuum for 65% off, but experts tell Bustle that Black Friday can have unexpected effects on your mood and mental health, both positive and negative. Black Friday is popular because humans love the pleasurable rush of a good deal — the neurological surge of delight we get when we bag a good bargain — but for some people, that rush can become a problem. Shops on Black Friday can also be a very intense experience, complete with crowds, lights, and a lot of other stimuli that can cause issues for people with social phobias or anxiety. Either way, it's not uncommon to come away from the post-Thanksgiving sales feeling a little discombobulated.

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How News Anchor Robin Meade Confronted the Anxiety that Almost Ended Her Career

 

 

Tuning into HLN’s “Morning Express with Robin Meade,” it’s hard to believe that panic attacks nearly stopped the confident, vivacious host’s career in its tracks.

The first one happened on live TV when she was 26 years old. Meade, who was working as a local reporter in Chicago at the time, had been given a script for a breaking news story. Like many times before, she stood in front of the camera, ready to go on air. But this time, her mind zeroed in on one thought: “What if I screw this up?”

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Featured Job: Sacramento Children’s Home Urgent Response Supervisor (Therapist) $4,000 Sign-On Bonus

 

Founded in 1867, the Sacramento Children's Home is the oldest active charity in Sacramento, among the most highly respected and we have just added our newest program to the SCH family of programs, The Source!

The Source is a 24/7, 365 days per year call center that provides immediate phone response, mobile in-person/face-to-face crisis intervention, triage services, mediation, follow-up support, and information and referral services to current and former foster youth up to age 21 and current resource/foster families who are experiencing crisis, or emotional or behavioral distress that, without immediate support, risks disruption to the current living situation.

Reporting to the Clinical Program Manager, the Urgent Response Supervisor assists with administrative and clinical oversight of a 24/7 urgent response program (crisis phone and face-to-face support).  The Urgent Response Supervisor ensures compliance with all SCH and department policies and systems, Sacramento County Department of Behavioral Health Services, and EPSDT and MHSA standards.

Apply to this opportunity at Triad Jobs Marketplace here.