The Five Tenants of Fear anxiety fear Oct 25, 2021

A sudden loud noise that makes us jump, a swift movement in the corner of our eye that raises the hair on the back of our neck, or a moment of sheer dread when our heart rises into our throat, and...

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5 Tools to Develop an Optimistic Mindset anxiety depression optimism Sep 13, 2021

Big Optimism," or what psychologists call Dispositional Optimism, is the ability to expect more desirable outcomes than bad ones to occur in our future.  Adding an optimistic mindset to your...

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10 Ways to Mental Resilience & Adaptability via Big Optimism anxiety depression optimism Sep 13, 2021

Gentlemen, what if I shared with you that there is a skill you can develop that can affect the way you react to stressful situations, be more adaptable in the face of ambiguity and increase the...

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Six Tactics to Cope with a Panic Attack anxiety panic attack Aug 30, 2021

A panic attack is a sudden surge of intense fear or discomfort that reaches a peak within a short period of time (usually within minutes). Sometimes this intense feeling is expected as a response...

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Why it Feels Impossible to "Just Calm Down" During a Panic Attack: How to Prevent and Cope with Panic Attacks anxiety panic attack Aug 30, 2021

One of my favorite sci-fi books is the comedic Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, by Douglas Adams (1978). The main character of the book, an unassuming English man named Arthur Dent, is the last...

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