In life, we go through things that (both negative and positive) that stress us physically and mentally. An example of a negative event is being abused, losing someone and so on. A positive event could be getting married, a new job, moving. With all that happens in our lives, we find a way to manage and cope with these life stress and triggers. What we do to manage them is known as coping mechanism.
In my latest ViewPoint post about suicide attempt, I asked a couple of people what they think causes suicide, what age is too young to attempt suicide, how they would feel/react if a loved one attempted suicide and how they would respond to a loved one that attempted suicide. You can read all about it here.
Earlier this year, in January, a young man (26) was rushed to the emergency unit of the hospital I worked in. Apparently, he attempted suicide by ingesting 2 bottles and half of sniper (an insecticide) but was found by a family
Avoidance behaviour, is an unhealthy kind of behavior we exhibit in our lives in one way or the other; some more than others.
At some point in our lives, we have all come across the term Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, popularly called OCD for short. The first time I heard about OCD was while watching a movie. Apparently, there was this guy that was so organized and tidy.
“Self-pity lies to you about who you are and steals from who you can be”-Unknown
Confrontation can be threatening, especially if you are the one being confronted. Personally, I don’t like confronting people but I don’t mind being confronted because I feel I handle that better than confronting someone. I simply did not know how to confront someone.
Everyone at some point in their lives gets anxious about something which could be a new job, new environment, making new friends, starting a new project, going through hard times and so on. I particularly usually have a lot of anxiety of which overthinking is a dominating characteristic. There are so many bible verses for anxiety. However, I have picked just 12 of them.