Tackling stress and anxiety, one experiment at a time.
"A nervous breakdown (also called a mental breakdown) is a term that describes a period of extreme mental or emotional stress so great that the person is unable to perform normal day-to-day activities." - Dan Brennan, MD, Signs of a Nervous Breakdown, WebMD
"One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important." — Bertrand Russell, The Conquest of Happiness, 1930
"A mind not to be changed by place or time / The mind is its own place, and in itself / Can make a heav'n of hell, a hell of heav'n." — John Milton, Paradise Lost
"I'm the little engine that did." — Dolly Parton
"The shortest distance between two points is often unbearable." - Charles Bukowski
"I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart. I am. I am. I am."—Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar
"Some women play hard to get. I play difficult to understand." — Carrie Fisher
"Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to get through this thing called life." — Prince Rogers Nelson
“To do nothing at all is the most difficult thing in the world, the most difficult and the most intellectual.” — Oscar Wilde, The Critic as Artist: With Some Remarks on the Importance of Doing Nothing
“The cosmos is within us. We are made of star-stuff. We are a way for the universe to know itself.” ― Carl Sagan
"We will not have failure — only success and new learning." — Queen Victoria (1819-1901)
"There are a few countries that, for whatever reason, really enjoy listening to my music." — Kenneth Bruce Gorelick aka Kenny G
Hope you're having a bright and shiny Sunday.
“It is not a daily increase, but a daily decrease. Hack away at the inessentials.”― Bruce Lee
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"Starting medical school, I thought — and most people think — a diagnosis is like multiplication tables. This collection of symptoms equals this diagnosis. Once I got to the places where doctors talked about these things, I realized that's not the case. Diag…
“The little things? The little moments? They aren’t little.” — Jon Kabat-Zinn
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The words you speak become the house you live in." — 14th century Persian poet Hafiz
In my heart there was a kind of fighting That would not let me sleep. — Hamlet (the original overthinker)