I am a 76 year old who just retired from 20 years as a Parish Nurse. Faith has been an important part of my life but health issues come in second. I have had a lifetime dealing with situational anxiety and have been freed by discovering that this is not an uncommon problem. Worrylessjourney is about my struggles and my journey to tackle this affliction head on instead of letting it rule me. My other blog “heargodinothervoices” shows how I find inspiration and growth from everything around me. I have gained much from my 76 years and it is time to share.
Last week was a real roller coaster. My dogs bark and cry. They do this because they are anxious since I am the only stable thing in their lives. Crash has been somewhat anxious since we got him. With both of them being rescues they have a past that I don’t know about. Unfortunately, this … Continue reading Sad and anxious about my dogs
I have been absent for so long. I went through a time when my ability to cope just seemed to fly away. There were things that happened, that although not earth shaking, removed layer of resistance and rendered me vulnerable. I experienced panic, anxiety and depression. I fell into a hole. I was unable to … Continue reading Falling down and getting up
Memories are interesting things. I attended a conference by a professor from Emory a while back. She was studying how our memories can change. Over time they may not be a accurate as we think. We have seen that in people who have had to testify in court about a certain incident. Our memories are … Continue reading Memories and our senses
Today one of the posts I read made me think about change. Not just about a change of environment but changes in ourselves. Each and every day we have encounters that change us. It may not be a major change and we may not notice it at all. It is like the “butterfly effect.” Anything … Continue reading Change brings questions