Sooner or later a question shows up in your mind that you just can’t answer. You dismiss it many times, but it keeps coming back. It’s like a stone in your shoe. First, it’s just an irritation, but left unanswered it becomes a blister, and if that’s left unanswered, pretty soon you have an infection. The question that we all face at some point is this: Is this what life is … [Read more...] about The Joy of Living an Authentic Life
Courage is a curious thing. Those who have it need not have it explained. Those who do not have it don’t understand it at all. Courage is not the absence of fear. Nor is it fearlessness. Nor is it bravery. People with courage have just as much fear as the next person. Osho explains it like this: “In the beginning there is not much difference between the coward and the … [Read more...] about Courage – What’s In It For You?
If you find yourself getting anxious at the thought of meeting new people or speaking in front of a group, you may be suffering from social anxiety. Social anxiety causes one to avoid social situations. Many people rely on self-medication or the abuse of drugs and alcohol to get them through these situations. Luckily, there are methods you can use to find relief in … [Read more...] about Top 10 Methods to Help Overcome Social Anxiety
Anxiety can happen quickly and seems to settle in for the long haul. If you’re worried that your anxiety is taking over, you can transform your current path and, instead, opt for ways you can take charge and restore function. Stop anxiety in its path. Consider these tips on how you can use simple exercises to reduce your anxiety. Getting away from whatever you’re doing … [Read more...] about 5 Simple Exercises to Reduce Anxiety
Alcohol and stress have a complicated relationship. An occasional drink can help you to feel happier and more relaxed. On the other hand, heavy and prolonged consumption increases your risk for anxiety, depression, and other undesirable consequences. Much of this is due to how alcohol affects your brain. When you’re healthy, your body deals with stress by increasing hormones … [Read more...] about What You Need to Know about Alcohol and Stress