When You Crash and Burn but Win Anyway!

So yesterday was one of those crash and burn kind of days where one tiny little thing triggered my anxiety just before lunch, and I spent the rest of the work day dealing with immense angst and physical discomfort. It was so uncontrollable. I tried deep breathing and prayer. I tried taking a break and … Continue reading When You Crash and Burn but Win Anyway!

Cruel Curveballs: 5 Healthy Responses to Circumstances Beyond Your Control

Life sure makes a nasty habit of forcing us into situations where things don’t go our way. If you’re anything like me, you probably visualize exactly the way you want things in life to turn out. And when it doesn’t work the way you planned it, you find yourself feeling sort of lost and even victimized. In times … Continue reading Cruel Curveballs: 5 Healthy Responses to Circumstances Beyond Your Control

Fears, Phobias, and Fresh Starts

Let’s talk about phobias. Wikipedia defines the word ‘phobia’ in the following way: “A phobia is a type of anxiety disorder, defined by a persistent fear of an object or situation. The phobia typically results in a rapid onset of fear and is present for more than six months. The affected person will go to … Continue reading Fears, Phobias, and Fresh Starts