Shhhh! Listen quietly now! Hear that voice? The one speaking in your head? No? Try reading or spelling or counting quietly to yourself. Go ahead and try it! — one, two, three. Hear that voice inside your head counting? Let me ask you something. — Is that you?
The Covid-19 Pandemic crisis is playing out like some end-of-the-world horror novel. Only the main characters aren’t imagined and brought to life by a talented author of say, Stephen King’s persuasion. No, you and I are the main characters in this horror drama. And its certainly not a work of fiction — it’s all very real! Continue reading “COVID-19: Time to put Aside Emotions and Rise to the Occasion!”
We are a very emotional species! Part of being human is having to deal with these emotions both our own, and of others. However, most of our emotions are not freely on display instead hidden away inside of us battling for influence in all aspects of our daily lives and unfortunately — winning a great many of these battles.
We are a very emotional species. Emotions play a big part in our everyday lives influencing our decisions, our social interactions and fueling our spontaneous reactions both good and bad. At times, caught in the grips of an emotional moment our ability to think straight can get totally derailed, clouded over with anger, jealousy, pride, feelings of injustice or all matters of negative emotional feelings. As a result we do things, say things that later we are not proud of. That later, after our emotional tirade wanes, we regret. Continue reading “Emotions Aside: I Can See Clearly Now”
As a young child, a huge unattended German Sheppard growling menacingly approached me on the sidewalk near my home. By the time I broke free from my fearful paralysis and decided to run — it was too late. The dog chased me up on to the porch of a strangers house. With my back to the front door it had me cornered, snarling, growling and snapping at the air between us. I’d never been so frightened in my life. Continue reading “The Brain’s Ultimate Weapon!”