By: Anne Banks
Galeophobia or, if you prefer, selachophobia...they both mean the same thing to suffers from the fear of.......(yes, Cue in that Jaws music)......SHARKS! In oceans around the world, these fish swim about, and in fresh water too, with their streamlined bodies, growing from...
By: Alan Sullivan
Cavanaugh & Blanchard (1994) present theories of love consisting of three components: passion, a physiological desire for someone; intimacy, the feeling that one can share all one's thoughts, and actions with another; and commitment, the willingness to stay with a person through good and bad...
By: Christine G.
While I was wandering aimlessly around a store a couple of years ago, I asked myself a question. What am I doing here?The answer came to me immediately. I was trying to by a solution to my problems.A searchlight lit up my life...
By: J.Naylor
"If you can solve your problem, then what is the need of worrying? If you cannot solve it, then what is the use of worrying?" ShantidevaIn evolutionary terms, the need for humans to experience the feeling of worry, has arisen out of the need...
By: Laura Leigh Fields
As long as I live, I doubt I will ever understand the lack of compassion people often have towards each other. What happened to the good old days when we were willing to lend a hand to those in need? Why are people afraid to...
By: Erik Reid
Have you ever been in situation that seemed to call for immediate, vigorous action but you did nothing? It may even have been a life-and-death situation but something seemed to hold you back. Cowardice? Probably not. Apathy? Unlikely. You are still among the majority of...
By: AJ Cobb
Talk about a gambler.At 20 she married her high school sweetheart and they started wedded bliss by buying a condominium. Finding herself bored after mastering the art of retail management, she quit her job and studied business full time. Upon graduation, she got a...
By: Douglas Eby
Negative self-talk"When negative self-talk robs us of our enthusiasm for our dreams, we're suffering from the classic creative block... Self-criticism can seriously injure potential talent that wants to be expressed."These quotes from the book "Putting Your Talent to Work..." by Lucia Capacchione and...
By: Rose Still
Reliving past events however painful can lead a person to become stronger and hopefully wiser. Painful memories can often make you the person you have become...able to place the feelings of others before your own. Expressing emotions are not a sign of weakness. Regardless...
By: Douglas Eby
Creativity and Depressionby Douglas Eby"I only know that summer sang in me a little while, that in me sings no more."That excerpt from one of her sonnets expresses how much poet Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950) probably knew of depression.Actor Brooke Shields noted...

 

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