Californian Children & Teenagers Are Facing Climate Stress
The opinion of the author is his own and has no affiliation with the topic that was included. Sources that are used in this article are the following: LA Times and for information about individuals, he used Wikipedia.
Piloerection: Hairs Stand on Your Neck When You are Frightened
Fright inspires the flight-or-fight instinct in all of us. Disclaimer: Since 1980, I have suffered with and been treated for PTSD. The views and observations expressed in this article are solely those of myself. The details and descriptions I share were given to me by professional psychologists. What works for me may not work for you. -- Ken Kayse.
Fear, Food, & Feminism
Many eating disorders, mine included, begin with an obsession with health or nutrition. In recent years, a condition known as orthorexia, has become widely recognized in the medical community. People with orthorexia often adhere to strict food rules, cut out entire food groups, eat within certain time windows, or become increasingly obsessed with the idea of “clean” foods. It’s worth mentioning that “clean” foods are not real—they are a fallacy and this fact is widely agreed upon by registered dietitians, doctors, and health experts.
Opinion: When you’re afraid you won’t be good enough, you may put your dreams and ambitions on hold.
**This blog post is totally based on my personal experience, opinion, and thinking. It's not always easy to have the courage to go after what we want. And that goes doubly for those of us who struggle with insecurity and self-doubt.
Using fear to propel rather than paralyze
Have you ever heard the 'false evidence appearing real' acronym to describe fear? According to Oxford Languages, the actual definition of fear is " an unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain, or a threat. This acronym then discounts the legitimacy of our emotions by defining them as false.
Michelle Kuei: Freedom From The Fear Of Failure
Know that you will never be able to get rid of the fear of failure or fear in general. Fear is a natural feeling, just like joy, happiness and accomplishment. It’s a feeling that so long as we are human, we will experience.
A psychologist shares tips for managing fear and worry in uncertain times
Image by Here and now, unfortunately, ends my journey on Pixabay from Pixabay. When I first moved to Colorado, I was terrified of mountain lions. At the time, my kids were young, and I worried they would be attacked by a predator in our backyard. I watched too many nature shows because I could imagine some pretty horrible scenes in my mind.