It’s no secret that stress can make you sick; however, what’s surprising is that our thoughts and feelings can make us just as sick as if there were a physical injury. Have you ever noticed that when you go on vacation all your aches and pains disappear? Was it all in your head? Yes and no.Continue Reading
A panic attack can be a very frightening thing. Some sufferers feel as if they are choking or having a heart attack. But knowing what’s going on can go a long way in helping you cope with such an attack. Sometimes, panic attacks don’t have any apparent cause, or may have specific triggers.
For example, you may experience a panic attack every time you try to get into an elevator or drive under a bridge. The elevator and the bridge are not causing the attacks, but something about your perception of them is. There is an underlying anxiety or fear that needs to be addressed.
I’m a big Buffy the Vampire Slayer fan. One of my favorite characters was Anya Christina Emanuella Jenkins who was a
vengeance justice demon. As the patron saint of scorned women, Anya made a a living by exacting vengeance on their behalf. I was impressed by her abilities. Anya was telekinetic, could teleport, and was immortal. I wouldn’t mind having one or two of those qualities. Don’t laugh. With mindful meditation, everything is possible.Continue Reading