Anger is the most persecuted, denied and rejected human emotion. Anger is scary and little human beings are taught since their early years, through education, religion and social manners that anger is bad and sinful. Anger is painted as the utmost evil but is it really? First of all, let us define anger. Anger is […]
This article is about gut feeling, its scientific nature and its importance to our health and mental health combined. Be warned and buckle up as this article has some strong scientific facts about your reality and your functioning. First interesting fact is that in the digestive system, humans possess 200 000 000 neurons which is […]
Here is a familiar scene to help you visualize the point of this article: – “Therapy? no thanks, this is not for me but I can tell a friend. I’m fine, I do not have a mental illness. -“Okey but you do not need to be at your lowest to see a therapist. I’ve heard […]
Stress is the most unwanted visitor because it overstays its time. The nature of stress and its impact on our health is our topic here today. Let’s go back in time just to when the dinosaurs became extinct. Our species first ancestors had to survive in a mostly hostile environment and specific skills were needed. […]
I was contacted a few days ago on Instagram by Anthony, a man in his sixties from the States. He was commenting on my article Angry men. One comment lead to another and Anthony shared with me his story.This is his testimonial with his own words, edited by Astoryofthoughts.
Symptoms of a panic attack may push the individual to think that they are having a heart attack which increases their anxiety and symptoms even more. Unfortunately, you may become anxious about your anxiety. Read the article to know how to act during a panic attack.
Thoughts on Michael Jordan #ThebestNBAplayer to have ever existed, Michael Jordan is a persona that shaped the 80s and the 90s and changed the face of #Americanbasketball. I was 7 years old and I was already following the news of the great MJ, along with millions of people worldwide. He was my champion, he was […]
“Control the food and you control the people” Henry Kessinger, 1974. and this is what politicians have been doing since the start of civilization. You control one’s food and you control their choices, their decision making and their actions in life but what if people wanted to be free? What if someone, somewhere decided to […]
All I need is a happy thought. One single happy memory or an aspiration to float on. I walk through the day like a particle bombarded by dust. I feel myself reduced to a circle that had lost its way. Some days are just too much when life is playing psycho. Some days, all this […]
Is it love in the time of cholera or is it madness in the time of fear? It is the epidemic of fear in the time of ignorance and the epidemic of panic attacks in the absence of science and common sense. Common sense, such a powerful concept and yet so fragile. The world is […]
I stood in tears while I heard the mountain speak : “hush your mind little one”. I stood stunned by the ice walls and the sharp peaks. The mountain spoke with a freezing breath and so I froze while my thoughts wandered on life and glory. I stood overwhelmed by the power of presence and […]
Rand Hadid, a 27 year old Syrian is sharing her story. After she had to leave her home country to the UAE and then move again to the States for studies and go through the disappointment of the university’s bankruptcy, she had to go back to Dubai under a heavy load of disappointment. She decided […]
The freezing wizard, this is winter in the Northern hemisphere. For three long months, the sun is in its weakest and lowest point in our sky and the Earth’s temperature keeps falling drastically. All micro ecosystems are affected. Animal migrations take place, water and plants freeze, prey and food become scarce and our own behaviours […]
I made this clip for fun as we parked on a beach to work on our van and enjoy swimming in the relatively warm waters of PEI.
Familiarity turns around medication. An equation of chemicals playing within our bodies, delivering relatively fast and noticeable results. But away from medication, how does therapy work? I mean besides magical wands, how does a therapist help you relieve your load? Is it possible to work on your mental system without cutting you open? Surgery is […]
Mental images I have from cities are all grey with low colour contrast. I do not like high rise buildings blocking daylight, I do not like people left living on the street because of their mental or financial issues while so much indoor space is kept unused at night, I do not like noise and […]