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Yep, you're not alone in North America or throughout the world if you are currently going through a condition called anxiety disorder. To put things in perspective for you 26.2% of people in America older then the age of 18 (1 in 4) are suffering from some sort of mental disorder, so ... Views: 3
Have you ever felt moved while listening to a charismatic motivational speaker?
If you boil down to one factor what it was that moved you what would that be?
Well likely that the speaker was appealing to you as a human being, that is to your emotional heart. He/She likely awakened the ... Views: 12
Summary: Many see trouble coming from government spending and then printing money non-stop. And the gov is preparing for the trouble by buying billions of bullets and armored vehicles. The Bible has warnings for what we see. Before Christ saves us in the sky, heeding His words could save us in ... Views: 10
"I'm a victim of domestic violence." That's one phrase you'll never hear emanating from my mouth. Even though I spent three years engaged to marry someone who verbally and physically abused me, I never once entertained the thought of myself as a victim. Perhaps it's because I define a victim as ... Views: 24
Isn't that what women expect and desire from a confident man? Of course most women expect that their man will have the maturity and the courage to be openly emotional when the moment calls for it. Yet many men find themselves severely handicapped in this department, often without really knowing ... Views: 31
In several other articles I have pointed out that because of men's socialization patterns many are not only unable to express their emotions they are more seriously also unable to "feel" them.
So how can one express what one doesn't feel? Well simply, you can't!
So how does one kick start ... Views: 26
Why is this article in the sections of Depression & Gratitude? Because if you believe that you came from a monkey, you might be depressed. Seeing support for the biblical account that we were made in God's image (and have a higher destiny than apes) brings gratitude to the Creator. This also ... Views: 30
Do you feel inhibited or afraid to be your true inner Self in all areas of your life? Do you feel like you betray your Self, your inner truth and integrity on a regular basis? Does this make you feel inadequate, ashamed, and bad about and towards your Self? Would you like to develop the courage ... Views: 45
The fear of being honest.
Isn't that something you've struggled with at some point in your relationship? Well I'm sure more than once.
They belief is that honesty can be hurtful to the other person and therefore could have negative repercussions for you. Perhaps make you feel like a ... Views: 74
Do you feel inhibited or afraid to be your true inner Self in all areas of your life? Do you feel like you betray your Self, your inner truth and integrity on a regular basis? Does this make you feel inadequate, ashamed, and bad about and towards your Self? Would you like to develop the courage ... Views: 79
If you have ever felt frozen in time and space as a result of some fear inside of you, you know precisely how uncomfortable that is, how you do not like that feeling, and how it keeps you from enjoying the life you love. I would like to talk about two forms that fear assumes and how you might ... Views: 34
12 Tips to Release Stress to Live a Happy Life
Do you want to be happier? If so, then make it a point to release stress regularly. We often have stress without even realizing it, but your body does. When you feel worried and strained your body is yelling with an âenergy megaphoneâ that youâre ... Views: 50
Did you know that your mind is being controlled at this very moment? I don't mean through the commonly held view of subliminal propaganda coming from outside of your mind. I mean that you are being controlled through a matrix of programming that is "inside" your head at this very moment. All the ... Views: 56
We all know what a mistake is so there is no reason to offer the dictionaryâs version of this reality. Mistakes offer us an opportunity to examine our thinking and discover what aspect(s) of our projects could be done differently, positively, therefore resulting in improved outcomes. Mistakes ... Views: 179
WHAT IS Aromatherapy? Aromatherapy means to treat with aroma through inhalation and is a natural holistic healing therapy. The true practice of aromatherapy is a wedding of both science and art in the use of pure plant essential oils to enhance your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual ... Views: 116
This will only work if you are willing to feel a little discomfort when facing your fears. Most people stop as soon as they start feeling the fear. They talk themselves into thinking... âI just canât do itâ and they donât push through. Breakthroughs happen as a result of pushing ... Views: 72
The Fear of Change has many negative consequences on one's life. These include all of the following:
1. Perpetuates unfulfilling relationships,
2. Enslaves one in endless self destructive habits,
3. Suffocates one's creative potential,
4. Leaves one feeling helpless to the whims and ... Views: 143
Who are we? Where do we belong? When we step into Zen meditation and practice, a brand new answer appears. Here is an excerpt from Just Grab The Dust Rag, (Confession of A Deluded Zen Student Who Never Learned A Thing).
Before long Iâd become a regular in the early morning sittings at the ... Views: 94
Do you know that the fear of failure is driven largely by the emotional pain associated with old negative memories of failed past experiences stored within your subconscious mind?
Do you know those memories (and their painful "charge") behave like "emotional landmines" that always threaten ... Views: 141
I like to think I am fearless, and in many ways I am. But in some ways I am not. One of the most noticeable ways is in regards to my business. I fear not having enough income to pay my bills. I fear I will not be able to make the business what I want it to be. I fear that I made a mistake making ... Views: 87
As a young boy and throughout most of my early adult years I suffered from paralyzing shyness.
Early in my life I was so anxious about meeting and speaking with people that I would find myself making every excuse possible to avoid social engagements.
I suffered especially during my medical ... Views: 130
Now although that may sound like a strange title it is more common than you think. Let me explain.
Self sabotage is essentially when an individual engages an old conditioned habit or way of being that undermines their success, integrity, self esteem, self worth, self confidence, their ... Views: 91
Do you know that although many individuals truly want and desire a healthy and loving relationship they harbor within a deep fear of committing to one? This has been said to be truer of men but in my experience exists across gender lines.
Do you know that underneath this fear lurks deeper ... Views: 142
My is that most people on this planet repeatedly fail in various areas of their lives, be it in relationships, their careers, their friendships and so on? Well it's "all" because of how their subconscious mind has been programmed. So what programs the subconscious mind and what, if anything can ... Views: 101
Do you know that the fear of abandonment is a key factor in the demise of many relationships? Do you know that it can make individuals insecure, jealous, controlling, manipulative, needy, smothering, and that all of these inevitably cause the very thing they fear, abandonment?
Do you know ... Views: 127
Do you know that the fear of intimacy is a key factor responsible for self sabotaging patterns in relationships? Do you know that this fear literally hijacks the person by getting them to believe that it is somehow protecting them from being rejected, abandoned, exposed, shamed, humiliated and ... Views: 147
Are you some one who always sees the worst scenarios in your vision of the future? Do you hold on to this habit of thinking catastrophically as a way of feeling prepared and ready for what ever may come your way? Do you think that this gives you a sense of security or safety that others may not ... Views: 141
There is no health without emotional health. Over 90% of all illnesses are caused by mental and emotional stress. It is the number one reason for doctor visits in America today and the psychiatric drugs prescribed are second only to painkillers.
When it comes to treatment, people think there ... Views: 95
Do you panic at the thought of giving a speech? Are your fears of public speaking ruining your career or chances of success? Have you had early childhood experiences in front of crowds where you felt humiliated, embarrassed, ashamed, small, weak, vulnerable, stupid, unintelligent, or inadequate, ... Views: 196
Why do human beings do inhuman acts? Well because they have forgotten their Core Human Values and therefore are out of alignment with their Integrity. So what are Core Human Values? What does it mean to be "in Integrity"? How did we as a species get into such a sad state of affairs and can ... Views: 136
Do you know the main reason one continues to feel like a failure after having endured a negative event is that they harbor within the negative memory of that event? Do you know that memory serves as the incontrovertible evidence for the belief that they are a failure?
Finally do you know ... Views: 177
Do you know that the fear of rejection can generate a level of insecurity that can lead one to be needy, clingy, smothering, controlling, manipulative, jealous, immature, and possibly even lie about one's self in order hang onto their partner?
Do you know that all of the above are perceived ... Views: 121
Do you know that procrastination is driven by negative feelings and beliefs such as: the fear of failure, fear of disappointment, fear of taking responsibility for one's own life, the need to remain dependent of one's friends, parents, and loved ones, the fear of facing the world and becoming an ... Views: 162
Perhaps at times you have noticed your heart is racing while watching a movie or listening to a negative conversation. If this is your experience, you can be certain that you may actually be in a state of panic or fear. By regularly listening to the news or watching action-flicks may actually ... Views: 164
Is it necessary or even desirable to totally eliminate memories in order to help eliminate stress? I don't believe it is necessary to eliminate the actual memory that is causing a negative response...but rather, one can eliminate the negative response and still maintain the memory. I have found ... Views: 222
Is there something you are afraid of?
Is there something you are afraid to face?
Dale Spencer had to face his fears, in order to recreate his life. Dale was leading the life of an average college student when at the age of 20 an unforeseen injury changed his life forever. Left paralyzed, ... Views: 116
There are profound changes occurring on this planet and in the very nature of our reality. The changes I'm referring to are those that are occurring as a result of the many heart felt intentions made by individuals desiring global peace.
Such changes are however not going to occur always as ... Views: 150
Take a journey with me to the other side of the fear of rejection.
I'm sure you are aware of what this does to you and to your relationships. It leads to an inability to be truly honest with your partner, to be unable to be spontaneously your self, to have to hide behind a mask that will ... Views: 156
Do you know it's possible to make your public speaking fears disappear to the extent you won't even remember you had the problem in the first place? Does that sound hard if not impossible to fathom? Well, the truth is that your public speaking fears are driven by subconsciously stored negative ... Views: 138
What happens when you are gripped in fear and anxiety with no idea how to get out? It can be easy to feel trapped in those heavy feelings for days, weeks and for some people even decades... But it doesn't have to be this way!
If you find yourself in a situation where you feel gripped by fear ... Views: 202
Have you spent most of your life feeling unworthy or somehow inferior? How many times have you held yourself back or prevented yourself from doing something you really wanted to do because you were convinced you werenât âgood enough?â This insidious belief is the silent saboteur that prevents us ... Views: 140
I use to suffer from paralyzing shyness only 15 years ago. So much so that I was inspired to find a way to break free from this debilitating state. I subsequently did. I now speak in front of large audiences with a sense of supreme confidence.
My inspiration led me to a deeper understanding ... Views: 206
Do you know that low self esteem and self sabotage are two sides of the same coin? Do you know that both are rooted in subconsciously stored beliefs generated by negative memories of your past that undermine your self worth, and make you feel like an undeserving individual who needs to suffer in ... Views: 156
Do you know that one of the underlying causes of toxic relationships is the fear of abandonment? Do you know this fear causes one to become needy, controlling, manipulative, bullying, jealous, insecure, vulnerable, anxious and unattractive, to name a few, thereby making them and their ... Views: 175
Many men suffer from paralyzing shyness that hinders their ability to approach and/or feel confident in the presence of attractive women. What is at the root of this problem and can anything be done about it?
Shyness is associated with underlying pre-programmed beliefs/emotions that take over ... Views: 233
All of us date for different reasons. Sometimes theses reasons are unknown to our conscious mind. With application of thought and reflection, we can find out what we want from our dating partner and once we know what we want we can begin breaking down the walls of shyness.
Reasons come ... Views: 185
Making your own personal relaxation audio can be effective in helping you practice and master many of the relaxation techniques and methods you've learned so far. This particular script includes relaxed breathing, progressive muscle relaxation, imagery, and suggestion.
Preparing Your ... Views: 205
There are three obsessive behaviors that you are likely to be engaging in that is impeding your healing process and stopping you from enjoying a stress-free life. Recognizing these barriers can be a great first step toward getting rid of the problems that go with being too stressed.
The first ... Views: 221
At the end of your life, I want you to be able to look back and marvel at the way you handled your anxiety disorder. I don't want you to look back and think 'what if'? This path you are heading down may be unfamiliar and uncomfortable, but it is the path that you must take. Take it now, take ... Views: 193
What a crazy year for me, I started The Anxious Athlete with the hopes of helping people through their anxiety which is now looking like an epidemic of some sorts. I still remember the day I walked out of my home after spending 31 days locked up due to my Agoraphobia, that was some day... I ... Views: 183