permission to give up

I was never told that it was acceptable to give up. I was always taught to never give up, and this has become a problem. It is a dangerous mindset to have, that you should never give up on anything, especially for someone with anxiety. Anxious people want to have control over every person, thing, […]

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a conflict of health

Considering the massive amount of conflicting health information the supposed experts constantly and casually toss out to the public, I thought it would be a good idea to offer up an alternative route to healthy living that consists of common sense, simplicity and is backed by the personal experience of someone who isn’t getting paid […]

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for entertainment purposes

I recently watched the movie musical the greatest showman and I must admit that it was not my cup of tea. Without diving deep into the details let me just say that my reasoning for the most part is because it was not in any way inspirational. It was not historically accurate, did not teach […]

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pardon my personality

I am no expert in psychology, but pondering the old nature vs. nurture debate I have always felt like a product of my environment as far as my personality and behavior are concerned. To a certain extent I can understand how personality traits can be hereditary, but I am not at all convinced that my […]

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wherever you are

In an attempt to broaden horizons and pull heads out of clouds of electronic devices I thought I would state the obvious. Your life is more than your career. It is more than just your kids, your workout routine, your diet, your partner, your past, your physical appearance, bank account, mental state, friendships or lack […]

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sick

Cold and flu viruses are spreading and mutating all over the place and I have recently and very rudely been reminded of how much of a showstopper getting sick can be. It has been so many years since I have come down with even the most common cold that I forgot how brutal this stuff […]

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when everything scares you

Worry is the cornerstone of an anxiety disorder. If you’re like me you worry about things more than they deserve to be worried about and after spending way too much time cycling between feeling crazy and being utterly amazed at how powerful the mind is and how often thoughts and feelings can be bizarrely inaccurate, […]

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