News of destruction is rampant. It’s on tv, the radio, what you read, and even on commercials. Like a surround sound, announcements of doom vibrate your thoughts. This doesn’t seem real. Will it stop?
It’s always disturbing when things are going as planned and your world is instantly torn apart. Like the Covid-19 striking our communities with fatal blows at lightening speeds. At first you can’t believe it. Then it suddenly punches you with a horrific blow.
Halloween is a time to be fascinated with scary thrills and ghostly images. The creative and colorful costumes and expectations of tricks or treats give definition to this hallowing event. While some take advantage of a fun experience with acts of threats such as destroying candy, or clowning around in effort to produce a real fear. Halloween deserves to be a more cautious time in midst of the celebration. However, there are other unpredictable fears that lurks. They are the fears within.
Are you able to identify how often you say or don’t say, do or don’t do things based on how you think things affect others? Can you identify a time you wouldn’t do something or say something for fear you would “hurt” someone’s feelings? Or perhaps, you respond in certain ways with hopes someone would like you or to potentially avoid situations to prevent someone from not liking you. We’ve all done it to some extent. So we go through life hoping to control the emotions and responses of those around us.
What About that Stress During the Holidays? Happiness is a choice. You can choose to be happy. There's going to be stress in life, but it's your choice whether you let it affect you or not. ~Valerie Bertinelli When you think of the holidays, do you think of beautiful lights, eloquently wrapped packages, holiday music, [...]
Want Less Stress and Better Health? Just say “NO” “Good fences make good neighbors.” ~ Robert Frost It’s astonishing how many people suffer because they don’t say “no”. Saying ‘no” is like a fence. It protects us when we need to stay on the inside and it protects what’s not needed from the outside. Some [...]