Tag: stress

  • The breaks: optimizing for good luck vs bad

    Engagement intensifies both fortunes and misfortunes. Mathematically, if a 2% chance exists for positive outcomes and 3% for negative ones,…

  • Selling anxiety as fake freedom

    Your new state of anxiety is sold to you as freedom.When your stable job collapses and you take on ……

  • Cyclic waves of stress

    Cycles of stress present themselves as waves in which we must surf rather than be pulled under. Judging the swell…

  • Overload cycles

    When we are content and peaceful we begin looking for an additional challenge: some tension, hopefully, constructive and growth-oriented. We…

  • Don’t Corner Me

    Don’t put somebody in a corner unless you’re ready to accept the opposite of confrontation. Often a fight is a…

  • Easily unbalanced

    When you are under stress your passage narrows from a trail to a bridge, and finally into a thin line…

  • Aggravation prompts action.

    When you are anxious, or under anxiety, you don’t feel profound. You just feel like you need to be speaking…

  • no return to the simple self

    Once people have made several incremental and voluntary commitments, they form increasingly complex interactions with community, which is how they…

  • The stress trap

    You are obligated to do something unpleasant, so you turn it into a chore or task. Your body notices the…

  • stress is a wonky shopping cart

    Stress thwarts open awareness through intense focus, utilizing the Left side of the brain. Peace allows the non-verbal Right side…