From Childhood Memories and Teenage Trauma to the “I don’t give a f*ck” adult stage of life

There is a period in life between the carefree stage of being a curious child and two (plus) decades into adulthood where we are afraid to take ownership of who we are, also to be referred to as the carefree child and the “I don’t give a f*ck” adult stages.

Day One of The Shortform Sprint

We often think, or if we don’t think — we certainly act, like our mind and body are separate.

Our mental and physical health are interconnected — each affecting the other.

Nearly one in three people with a long-term physical health condition also has a mental health problem, most commonly depression or anxiety.

Taking care of both the mind and body feels in balance and shows itself with lower blood pressure, improved sleep, and overall quality of life.

Looking back on 2022, I want to say “I feel strong — mentally and physically.” How about you?

Looking to participate in Tom Fenske’s 7-Day Sprint Short form Challenge? Learn about it here.

Do you think Facebook’s original motto of “move fast and break things” could actually break society as we know it? Is it too late?

A breakdown led me to a breakthrough.

Keyboard warriors are in full force. The stresses in life are a lot right now for many — and a lot are new given the ever-changing health orders in response to the pandemic.

People are turning to social media, Facebook is the platform I have noticed in particular to lash…

Heading out to sea, without a life raft. Can you relate?

Emotional overwhelm involves navigating intense emotions that are difficult to manage. Such overwhelm can affect rational thinking — and related action.

Causes of emotional overwhelm can include stress, traumatic life experiences, and relationship issue.

Disclaimer: if you are experiencing emotional overwhelm consider seeking professional advice from a mental health professional…


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