Posts Tagged ‘panic attack’

You Can’t Be Happy If You Run From Your Feelings

stop running from your feelings

I used to ask my therapist what I was supposed to do with all of my bad feelings. “Feelings aren’t good or bad,” she’d say. “Feelings just are. The only thing you can do is feel them.” She was only partly right, as it turns out. The other thing I can do is run from them – but that never seems to work out very well for me.


The Value Of A Big Fat Goal

Today I got a lesson in goal setting. Specifically?  How doing it helps you to not freak the fuck out when you realize your income will be cut in half in less than a month. So, we’ve got this big fat goal.  Needless to say, taking a really long “vacation” requires some cash.  Not near […]


On losing control

The words losing control bring to mind some abnormally large and fast-moving machine going off some all important rails. But that’s not what it feels like. Abnormally large and fast-moving machines that are going off some all important rails are free.  They’re unstoppable.   They are being propelled forward with such force that they cannot […]