Anxiety can be pretty crippling. You can feel absolutely at the mercy of the universe and it's frankly terrifying. I've been thinking lately of Anxiety as the precursor to a fear response. We're not afraid yet, the metaphorical lion has yet to pounce. But, Anxiety is that feeling you get, walking down the road at... Continue Reading →
Woke up to this awesome article on different ways we self sabotage our mood and set ourselves up for mood failures. Happy Memorial day, Stateside peeps!
Welcome back to Philosophy week! As I said before, here we'll be learning new ideas and thought patterns to help with the pervasive negative thoughts in our minds. But before we dive into esoteric and mundane thought, there's an important tool you need to incorporate into your life: Logic. Logic is understood as the system... Continue Reading →
Yes, yes. Very dramatic title. Apparently I'm feeling dramatic right now. I just had a strange realization that has been culminating for a while. (and some of you may already be like, "well, duh", but maybe some of you are on this ride with me.) For a few weeks I've been developing the idea that... Continue Reading →
I've done it. I've run every day for a week now. It sucked. And it's been the best week of 2018. That's because pushing myself to run- one of the things I've flat out refused and avoided doing for seven years now has taught me a lot of things about myself, my limits and challenging... Continue Reading →
I promise it's exciting! At least for me. About this blog. And cool stuff. About you. I've been working on a couple new posts, (shooting to have at least one of them up this weekend!) and I learned some new things that have interrupted that, in a way. In February, I started a series of... Continue Reading →
This video from Dr. Rhonda Patrick underlies the inflammatory mechanisms of depression. It's hella interesting and quite informative. You can find out more about her here. (Cuz living healthier is always best!)
A great episode from SciShow Psych detailing how exercise can elevate mood and calm anxiety!
A few weeks ago I wrote about Joseph Campbell's Monomyth. Now myth falls under the category of allegory. Allegorical stories are more than just their face value. They usually have a greater point that they are trying to drive home. Fables, parables, and sometimes fairytales also do this. In the case of the Hero's Journey,... Continue Reading →