A Weekly Column on Being Human by Wellness Specialist Elizabeth Clayton
Spinning a story in our head about the scary thing that is going to happen is like painting a picture of a tiger then forgetting it’s not real.
It’s stating the obvious, but I’ll do it anyway: Stress is taxing. It costs us. What’s more, our instinct for managing stress may be exactly opposite of what would be an effective approach.
Comprehensive basics for living safely in a tick-heavy environment
Growing up, my sister and I were always “the girls.” We were a duo, a team, always in complementary consort, covering all the bases. Amy was science, I was art.
I am so angry at ticks for ruining being outside and causing me to worry so much about my grandchildren and everyone else in my life, including me.
A psychiatrist once told me that when people reach a breaking point with a mental health issue, they tend to deal with it in one of three ways...
Are we what we consume?
This is a story about a panic attack that threw a top-level, high-performing, rock-solid leader for a loop.
In the 15 years we’ve been together, my partner Gary has done maybe seven things that have irritated me.*
“If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.”
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