Positivity Pledge: I shall no longer allow negative thoughts or feelings to drain me of my energy. Instead, I shall focus on all the good that is in my life. I will think it, feel it and speak it. By doing so I will send out vibes of positive energy into the world and I… Read More »Is Self-Talk Mental Illness?
“Worry is like a rocking chair: it gives you something to do but never gets you anywhere.” – Erma Bombeck Introduction I’ve written two posts about worry. The last post looked at the difference between worry and concern. As I look at the topic, I began to wonder if it’s as cut and dried as… Read More »I’m Not Like Sam, Am I?
“There is an unreported epidemic of negative self-talk in our culture today.” – Cynthia Kane Introduction According to Joseph J. Luciani Ph.D., worry is the incessant, ruminative speculation of what might go wrong—anticipation of chaos. Worry predicts that something will happen or go wrong (loss of control). Worry gives the illusion of control for a… Read More »Don’t Be Like Sam