Category archive: Learning

Dealing with anxiety …

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Photo by Alex Iby on Unsplash.com

In the 21st Century, a common theme for everyone is anxiety. We are anxious about change, about the future, about ourselves, about others. It seems unavoidable. But … there is hope … 

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Thoughts about happiness …

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Photo by Hannah Busing on Unsplash.com

Happiness is an attitude of mind, born of the simple determination to be happy under all outward circumstances.
~ J. Donald Walters

The danger of loneliness …

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Photo by Steve Halama on Unsplash.com

“Feeling lonely can pose a bigger risk for premature death than smoking or obesity”
(Holt-Lunstad, 2010).

Loneliness can be associated with poorer cardiovascular health and, in old age, a faster rate of cognitive decline and dementia. Loneliness has become a health issue.

The two age groups most affected by this may surprise you.

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Are you OK?

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It occurred to Pooh and Piglet that they hadn’t heard from Eeyore for several days, so they put on their hats and coats and trotted across the Hundred Acre Wood to Eeyore’s stick house. Inside the house was Eeyore. 

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Thoughts about strength …

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Photo by Alexander Aarao-Ward on Unsplash.com

True strength is not the ability to overpower another person but the ability to be comfortable in yourself in all uncomfortable situations in life.
~ Sri Avinash

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