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That which does not kill us .......

In the late 1800’s, the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche said “That which does not kill us, makes us stronger.” It is a phrase often used to explain the resilience of people who have endured hardships. 573 more words

Health

Excitement + Fear = ?

Oh, the human limbic system. Great little survival tool out in the wild, against tigers and bears. But in the world of writing? This is what happens: the three big F words. 168 more words

Camp Nanowrimo

Too many breakfast choices

If you’re like me…well first let me say, I sympathize. But to my point, I continue to find ways in which I am stunningly……

inefficient… 1,102 more words

Habits

Stress Makes You Social

Your belief about stress, about whether or not it is harmful to your health, determines its effect on your health.

When you change your mind about stress, you can change your body’s response to stress.

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About Mental Health

Is your job killing you!..

Stress is Killing you…

Stress is a normal physical response to events that make you feel threatened or upset your balance in some way. When you sense danger—whether it’s real or imagined—the body’s defenses kick into high gear in a rapid, automatic process known as the “fight-or-flight-or-freeze” reaction, or the… 843 more words

Walk Away Depression

All the great prophets, saints, teachers, healers, mystics were walkers.
Many forms of shamanic work, spiritual practices and religions hold a pilgrimage as one of the highest forms of spiritual growth, insight and healing. 263 more words

Calming the Storm

“Why do I always feel so worked up? Why can’t I just relax?”

Our bodies are blessed with a “fight, flight, or freeze” response system. It’s a chemical chain of events that kicks in during times of urgency. 707 more words

Disaster