Fight or Flight Part II

It’s amazing what the human body goes through when under extreme anxiety and stress. Hormones rev up our heartbeat and send blood rushing to our muscles, heart, and other important organs. During the stress response, we breathe faster in an effort to quickly distribute oxygen throughout our body, causing our heart to pump faster. Stress… Continue reading Fight or Flight Part II

Fight or Flight Part I

“All God’s creatures have their troubles…What would you like me to get you?” asks Anna Bates, a housemaid in the Crawley household. “A different life,” is poor Lady Edith’s defeated response.* Sometimes I have wished for a different life. I no longer want to play the role in mine, perhaps it would be easier if… Continue reading Fight or Flight Part I

Mindfulness, Perspective, and Reality: The Triple Act

Ever feel like you’ve been down on your luck? Me too. I have quoted this before, there are times when, “Everything is not okay and that is okay.” This is my saving grace perspective to the reality in my life. We live in a world that is so quick to fix problems, so quick to… Continue reading Mindfulness, Perspective, and Reality: The Triple Act