The chief task in life is simply this: to identify and separate matters so that I can say clearly to myself with are externals, not under my control, and which have to do with the choice I actually control. Where then do I look for good and evil? Not to uncontrollable externals, but within myself … Continue reading Thoughts on Stress and Anxiety
Here is a rule to remember in future, when anything tempts you to feel bitter: not "This is misfortune," but "To bear this worthily is good fortune.”Marcus Aurelius, Meditations Deciding on my first topic after returning to blogging was a challenge, but with all of the suffering out there in the world right now I … Continue reading Five Lessons to Help you Cope with Stress
Thump, thump, ~ Thump! ~ My heartbeat pounds, Against my chest. I make no sounds, I get no rest. It seems... I'm feeling kind of stressed. ~ My heart thuds, three more knocks, Too anxious to be cognitive, Except for that one paradox. ~ I run ~ I fall ~ I crawl ~ My feet … Continue reading Living With Anxiety
"There are moments when all anxiety and stated toil are becalmed in the infinite leisure and repose of nature." - Henry David Thoreau The Power of Nature Stress. Anxiety. Depression. Feelings of Helplessness. Feelings of Hopelessness. These are all too common symptoms of modern living. We all carry some burden of stress in our lives. The … Continue reading The Power of Nature
“Keeping a journal of what’s going on in your life is a good way to help you distill what’s important and what’s not.” - Martina Navratilova Writing In A Journal If you're a person that suffers from anxiety or depression, trying to look past those negative emotions can be a daunting task. Especially when your goal … Continue reading The Benefits of Writing in a Journal for Anxiety and Depression
Recently, I was suggested this book Self-Coaching by Joseph Luciani from a therapist that I was working with. Boy, did I like the way that it sounded compared to other self-help books.