You know how sometimes, it seems like no one hears what you are saying or when you ask for something to be a certain way or to be changed nothing happens? 172 more words
Worry. We all wrestle with this, some with success, others not. The lyric “and every morning I wake up and worry What’s gonna happen today? 337 more words
If you’re familiar with the CBS hit TV show Madam Secretary, then you’ll recognize the major differences in problem solving between two of the main characters: Elizabeth McCord (Madam Secretary played by Tea Leoni) and Russell Jackson (POTUS’s Chief of Staff played by Zeljko Ivan). 553 more words
The part of your brain (and all animals’ brains, really) that is responsible for your “Fight or Flight” instincts scientists have nicknamed the “reptilian brain.” It’s what is always on alert for an “attack” and identifies what is in “lack.” While it was useful back in humankind’s earliest history to survive, in our current culture it is the major source of an individual’s suffering. 716 more words
A prerequisite to empathy is simply paying attention to the person in pain.
Is venting always a good idea? Can distracting my mind until I’m able to deal with my emotions be a better tactic? 180 more words