Causes of Anxiety: Does Anxiety Have Any Purpose? Credit to Inner Health Studio The causes of anxiety attacks relate to the adaptive and protective functions of anxiety. Let’s look at why people become anxious and what to do about it. If, for a moment, we consider anxiety to be like fear (see this page more information on how fear and anxiety differ) anxiety is like an “alerting signal” for the body. “As an alerting signal, anxiety can be considered basically the same emotion as fear. Anxiety warns of an external or internal threat; it has lifesaving qualities.” (Kaplan and Sadock, … Continue reading Anxiety and Stress, on a positive note?
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest Souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars. – Khalil Gibran At some point, most of us go through a phenomenon known as the Dark Night of the Soul. Courtesy of Lonerwolf.com Although we try to run from it, it is still there. Although we try to cover it up and smother it, it is still there. Although we try to put on a happy, smiley face and pretend it away, it’s still there. While some of us seek reprieve in religious thought, others of us seek respite in spiritual philosophy or psychology, … Continue reading Dark Night of the Soul. The light in the end of the tunnel?
Why Saturn in Twelth House helped me with making peace with my depressive and isolating lone self. Check in your chart which House rules your Saturn. And in case, by synchronicity, your Saturn is same than me, in 12th House…. Good luck! lol Having Saturn in the 12th house is probably one of the most difficult placements a native can have. Especially if the planet is adversely aspected, its effect in the house of fears and restriction can lead to isolation and depression. As the 12th house rules fears, the presence of any malefic planet there can induce quite a lot … Continue reading Saturn in Twelth House, Uh!
by John D, a California prisoner Once settled down with this website and finished my self help book, I well certainly take time to share Jon’s story with you. We met pen writing thanks to the International Pen Friends Club in 2016, when I was recovering from burnout and needed to cope with my PTSD. Today his website is his mom’s project, and it’s still running since 2000-2001, the time Jon went through his trial and put in prison. Our pen palling was a blessing for me, especially, after teaching me what a HSP is about. There is a … Continue reading HSP in Prison
The Awareness Games. Psychology for Beginners. All handmade art work is from the author of this website. This slide show how we are used to react to life challenges in same pattern, due to imprinting parenting. And as you can see, the drawing shows closed spirals like negative thinking spirals, sometimes, when we can’t do any better. And the fact to ‘flood your guilt’ means to trasnform those negative spirals in open waves flooding away that sense of guilt which is eating you up by taking the responsability of your choices and second, taking actions to amend to your sense … Continue reading Guilt
Be the hero/heroin of your Story. All comics with courtesy of Tom King and Clay Mann from stunning art work “Heroes in Crisis” (2018). The Awareness Games – Psychology for Beginners. Tonight I am proudly publishing my first very creative project on Emotional Intelligence. Psychology is like Spiritual Alchemy and it can transform our story in a hero/heroin’s journey. So, let’s take this adventure together! Story Time The idea was caught together with Andreas, UK navy led reserve, sport coach and cheerful half ukranien/half british friend met on the website Forces Pen Pals. He replied my brave forum message on … Continue reading The Awareness Games
Well, I did it, I am now officially an IPF International Pen Friends agent. So it means two things: 1. I am old enough 2. I know what I am doing. In my 16, there was no mail, neither internet, nor smart phones. If you wanted to connect people all over the world, you had to subscribe some penpalling association and I found mine. In 2020, I will be celebrating my 30th anniversary with my first Pen Pal from Chicago. Our story is here. On my facebook, I have my very first pen friends from Germany, Netherlands and Iceland. The … Continue reading Join the International Pen Friends Club? Snail Mail is alive