When I was a teenager, my friends and I broke a few “No Loitering” rules (and got in trouble for it). But as an adult, I need to remind myself that it’s perfectly fine to sit for the sake of sitting — and to do nothing for the sake of doing nothing.
I so admire the KTLA news anchors who let cooler heads prevail during last week’s St. Patrick’s Day earthquake in Los Angeles.
Panic drives us to do some strange things. It drives us to find a way to escape — to flee from — the uncomfortable physical and mental sensations.
If you’ve ever suffered from stress — uhm, so, that should be all of you — you NEED to watch this video. Changing the way you view stress can change your body and improve your health.
This is one of the most calming videos I’ve watched in a long time. The level of care and attention that woman provides to that tiny, helpless, brand-new human? Oh gosh; it gives me the cutesies.
Well-intentioned sentiments like “just calm down” and “there’s nothing wrong with you” = ugh. As a panicker, you know exactly why those phrases aren’t helpful. Right?
Popular culture seems to suggest that panic is this super-detectable experience that causes sufferers to pull their hair, widen their eyes, and clutch their fists or faces. Not so.
Apple’s Siri: sometimes clever, sometimes caustic. After a year of referring suicidal users to the nearest bridge, Siri’s latest patch includes contact information for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
I wanted to re-frame a breakdown into a breakthrough.
I’m always on the lookout for people who share their mental health stories both openly and eloquently, and Salome Tibebu is one of those people. She recently spoke about her OCD at a TEDx event in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area.