What to do when your COVID anxiety outlasts the pandemic

After 2020, everyone’s a little bit anxious. But for some of us the anxiety hasn’t faded, even as vaccinations are widely available and the world re-opens.

Dear Dixie: Why am I still so self-conscious in my 50s?

A reader writes to advice columnist Dixie, “I’m in my 50s and still self-conscious. Aren’t I supposed to be confident by now?” Are you a woman over 40? Submit your questions to Dixie—she’ll respond with kindness and no bullshit in equal measure.