If you have ever experienced a panic attack, you know how terrifying it can be. Panic attacks usually occur out of the blue, without any apparent reason, leaving you feeling fearful about what happened (and how you thought your world was coming to an end). About six million American adults experience panic disorder.
“No [one] can reveal to you [anything] but that which already lies half-asleep in the dawning of your knowledge” -Khalil Gibran. I love this quote so much, and I feel that it is an essential premise with which to begin this blog. I have recently stumbled upon a life-changing book that was written in 1997 and spent […]
A French philosopher named Jacques Derrida argued that human beings are consistently too late to catch the beginning of anything and too early to catch the end. So, that leaves us in the middle – always in the middle. In other words, the past is in the past and the future hasn’t happened yet, and […]
You can have anything in life, if you will sacrifice everything for it. –J.M. Barrie What are you willing to sacrifice for the sake of being nice? Have you ever read the definition of nice? Synonyms include pleasant, agreeable, satisfactory and polite. Oh dear, is that really how you want to live your life? Voltaire was […]
Yes and No are such small words in comparison to the many other amazing words in our language; however, these little words can be very powerful. Oftentimes we are afraid to say “YES” and experience something new (that might be initially uncomfortable)…and “NO” when we need to stop putting others before ourselves. Here are some of […]
Did you ever have one of those days where you woke up thinking that everything was just fine, only to have something totally unexpected happen that changed your life forever? Well, it happens to people all the time. It happened to someone very close to me a couple of months ago. He went in to work […]
“Thinking will not overcome fear, but action will.” –W. Clement Stone Fear. Anxiety. Panic. PTSD. Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Do you ever feel afraid? Do you ever feel uneasy and not know why? Does your mind race and create stories that cause further panic? Have you experienced a traumatic event that you find yourself frequently replaying in your mind?