If you don’t mind, I’d like to tell you a little story about my battle with the darkness of fear and depression.
It was so bad for me that depression, anxiety, and stress had taken complete control over me. This state lasted nearly a decade. I was suicidal for most of that time. I had always suffered from depression (40 years), but the last ten of those years were the worst.
It all started to change when I was riding my very powerful sports motorbike from Noosa to the Gold Coast. The ride was about 2.5 to 3 hours by freeway.
There are three states we can find ourselves in – the past, the present, or the future.
(The following description is based on having negative thoughts, as having positive thoughts won’t normally be a problem.)
When we spend too much time in the future, we worry, this brings about some degree of stress and anxiety because we FEAR a potentially negative outcome. If we spend too much time in this state, our stress can be debilitating, and the repercussions can be lethal at the extreme. In the less extreme, being a worrier, or stressful, can give us a very unpleasant 20, 30, 40 or 50 years of life. Continuous and long term stress is a habit. Continue reading
Hi Guys, a lot of you have been asking me why I haven’t been active on the net lately. I have a good reason. I have just finished writing my second book. I can’t share any more details about it yet because I’ve yet to publish it on Amazon. This book will also be available on paperback, and will happen sometime before the end of January 2017, so please keep an eye out for it. I promise you it will be very informative and easy to read and follow.
Taming Life _ Happiness Is Not a Myth will also be available on paperback later this month, or February some time.
Below is an excerpt from the Bonus Material section at the back of my new book. I hope you like it.
Anxiety is another little monster that sometimes decides to take up residence in our being. I say being because anxiety doesn’t only happen in our minds, it’s more than that. Anxiety affects our mind, our brain, our entire body, our organs and our very soul. Anxiety can be an extremely unpleasant experience, not to mention a costly and debilitating one.
Some of the signs of anxiety are as follows;
• A knotted feeling in the stomach, or in the throat.
• A tightness in the chest. Your mind races around in circles.
• Shortness of breath. Continue reading