Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Dr. Phil Talking About Bulimia

Bulimia nervosa refers to an eating disorder that involved binge eating and purging, or eating a huge amount of food in a short span of time, and then there will be an attempt to get rid of the food eaten (purging), usually by vomiting, chewing and spitting out food to avoid absorbing calories, taking a laxative, diuretic, or stimulant, and/or excessive exercise.

Monday, November 25, 2013

Temperamentally Anxious People

“Temperamentally anxious people can have a hard time staying motivated, period, because their intense focus on their worries distracts them from their goals.”
― Winifred Gallagher, Rapt: Attention and the Focused Life

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Effects of Stress

There's a good kind of stress, stress that you experience from watching a scary movie or riding a roller coaster. Then there's the bad kind. If you let it go on for long periods of time, stress can mess you up mentally and physically.

Thursday, November 21, 2013


Samhainophobia is described as an intense fear of Halloween, and it can bring about panic attacks in people who have it. The word came from the old Celtic festival of Samhain, which marked the end of the Celtic year. They had this belief that the ghosts of the dead return to the Earth on this very day.

Halloween Social-3

Depression and Exercise

The idea that exercise has the ability to improve symptoms of depression is actually not new. Hippocrates is said to be the first Western physician to ever prescribe this treatment 2,500 years ago, and doctors have been suggesting exercise to patients ever since. If you are diagnosed with major depression, exercise may not be the only treatment that you require, but it can totally help in your treatment plan. 


Wednesday, November 20, 2013

To Venture Causes Anxiety

“To venture causes anxiety, but not to venture is to lose one's self.... And to venture in the highest is precisely to be conscious of one's self.”
― Søren Kierkegaard

Monday, November 18, 2013

The Best Solution for Your To-Do List Stress

“Even though to-do lists are useful for keeping track of tasks and for clearing up mental space that’s much-needed for focus, I’ve never felt all that great using one.”

My "To Do" List: Yay for functional tattoos!