Considering Place Moving away for college brought forth a whole host of unexpected changes and challenges. When I first wheeled that cart full of luggage into my room, the only concerns going through my head were how I would meet new people and how heavy my course load was going to be. With all theseContinue reading “Considering Place”
We all participate in behaviors that distract us from something. Those behaviors and the things they distract us from are slightly different from person to person. The crazy thing is, it is simply getting easier and easier for people to distract themselves. Every new technology that offers consumers ease and comfort are an additional venueContinue reading “Becoming Mindful of Distractions”
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Do you ever find yourself so scared of something happening that you sort of will it to happen? For example, are you ever worried that you’ll panic during a test, and then find that you do? There’s a simple solution for situations like this: Paradoxical Intention Viktor Frankl, Holocaust survivor and author of one ofContinue reading “Paradoxical Intention—Mental Health Minute 1”
Unless you want to escape your cyclical thoughts.
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In the short-term, anyway. It’ll save you a lot of time. Why Do We Care So Much About the Content of Our Minds? If you find yourself spending a lot of time thinking, reflecting on that thinking, and then being frustrated at yourself because you’ve determined the thinking is “bad,” this post is for you.Continue reading “Stop Caring About Your Thoughts”
This post is gonna be about something I’ve noticed about the way I think—something I imagine many other people can relate to. “Paradox” Paradox is an intimidating word, but this is the definition: The last definition is the most simple, so that’s what I’m gonna go with. So how do our thoughts follow a patternContinue reading “Rising Above Your Brain’s Chatter”
The closest I’ve ever come to a panic attack was when I was laying in my bed the day before the first day of my freshman year of high school. So I thought I’d address this significant event in my life under the belief that many people experience the same and worse. I was 14Continue reading “School is a Breeding Ground for Fear”