Noun: kat·zen·jam·mer | \ ˈkat-sən-ˌja-mər Have you ever heard a cat wailing and felt that you could relate? Apparently, some hungover German speakers once did. "Katzenjammer" comes from the German Katze (meaning "cat") and "Jammer" (meaning "distress"). English speakers borrowed the word for their hangovers (and other distressful inner states) in the 19th century and … Continue reading Chapter 11: K is for Katzenjammer
We have all fallen into the judgement trap.
Well, like everything else, we need to learn how to manage and live with our vivid imaginations.
Listening to the cacophony of voices telling us what we would, could, and should be can lead to, you guessed it, anxiety.
And on the upside, I don’t catch a lot of colds and flus.
I have always loved analogies.
We are a nation of sick, tired, depressed, and anxious citizens.
When it comes to feeling empathy for those who live with an anxiety disorder, especially if you have never experienced it personally, it can be a bit mind boggling.
Believe me when I say, in stressful situations, there are scenarios, usually bad, running through my head that you would never think of in a million years.
How can we make a connection with another person when we can’t get out of our own head?