Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attracts and keeps friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment.
Using a camera appeases the anxiety which the work-driven feel about not working when they are on vacation and supposed to be having fun. They have something to do that is like a friendly imitation of work: they can take pictures.
Obsessions are repetitive thoughts which resemble worry and are accompanied by anxiety. Compulsions are behavioral acts designed to eliminate the obsessions. And sometimes if your mind becomes so cluttered with obsessions, and your day so filled with compulsions, life as you know becomes completely taken over by anxiety and counterproductive rituals.
Yes, I now feel that it was then on that evening of sweet dreams- that the very first dawn of human love burst upon the icy night of my spirit. Since that period I have never seen nor heard your name without a shiver half of delight, half of anxiety.
People came to us suffering from depression and/or anxiety who were on medication and many, many have told us that after using this for 12 months, they didn't need the medication anymore. But I am not making medical claims about this because we have not done controlled studies. We're doing one now.
The truth that many people never understand, until it is too late, is that the more you try to avoid suffering the more you suffer because smaller and more insignificant things begin to torture you in proportion to your fear of being hurt
This we can all bear witness to, living as we do plagued by unremitting anxiety . It becomes more and more imperative that the life of the spirit be avowed as the only firm basis upon which to establish happiness and peace.
Those who turn their faces away from the True Guru shall have their faces blackened. Night and day, they suffer in pain; they see the noose of Death always hovering above them. Even in their dreams, they find no peace; they are consumed by the fires of intense anxiety.
He included plenty of references of specific points of anxiety relating to the training and the day itself. And he put in a few specific trigger words or phrases that he urged me to say to myself whenever I felt I was weakening or panicking. The one that lodged was 'better, faster, stronger.
It's Fed watch day, so we're experiencing a bit of anxiety before the announcement. Of course, any indication that the Fed will end its tightening cycle could propel the stocks higher this afternoon. Hopefully we'll see an indication of some type of pause.
It's human nature to want to relieve anxiety. Some people will look at this as an escape. What I'm questioning is: Is there really safety in this? If you undermine the people that you leave behind, eventually they're going to be negotiating for us.