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Black Hole*

It was permanent.  Fixed.  No doubt in my mind.

There was no way out.   Only the cloudiness that consumed my mind, each and every time it returned. 124 more words


Lucinda's Thirst

Lucinda positioned the flower and snapped several photos. She eyed other bright Gerber daisies in crackled vases, fighting an impulse to grab a half-dozen. She was thinking of lining them up on the coffee shop’s open air ledge and shooting them in different clusters, then taking them home. 2,551 more words

SPEAK OUT! NewsBit . . . . . . . . Changing a Negative Feeling About a Memory

Changing a Negative Feeling About a Memory

This is exciting, but complicated, basic research. Here I simplify the main experiments. Neuroscientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have identified a neuronal circuit in mice that associates a positive or negative feeling with a memory. 812 more words

Traumatic Brain Injury

Anxiety and how to handle it

Anxiety and how to handle it


Anxiety is the result of a desperate desire to control life and how life eventuates.

When experiencing anxiety we do not want an event to take place as we believe that that event will show that we do not have any control over life and that this is going to decrease our value and show us to be incompetent and not deserving to receive what life has to offer. 677 more words


Hyper-vigilance : The havock it causes in your head

I am sure most people have at least heard the term “hyper-vigilance” unless of course they have been living under a rock for the past decade or so. 368 more words


Taking on Daycare, One Baby Step at a Time.

Leaving Ben behind in the NICU was one of – if not the – hardest things I’ve ever done in my life. No parent should ever experience leaving the hospital without their baby. 537 more words

Parenting & Children