Fear: Powerful and Dangerous

What is fear? Fear is an emotion induced by a perceived threat which causes entities to quickly pull far away from it and usually hide. It is a basic survival mechanism occurring in response to a specific stimulus, such as pain or the threat of danger. In short, fear is the ability to recognize danger leading to an urge to confront it or flee from it (also known as the fight-or-flight response) but in extreme cases of fear (horror and terror) a freeze or paralysis response is possible. Fear should be distinguished from the emotion anxiety, which typically occurs without any certain or immediate external threat. Fear is frequently related to the specific behaviors...

Have I gone mad???

The Mad Hatter: Have I gone mad? [Alice checks Hatter’s temperature] Alice: I’m afraid so. You’re entirely bonkers. But I’ll tell you a secret. All the best people are. I have gone mad. How mad is too mad? Is there such thing as too mad? Have you gone mad? Are you worried about going mad? The Mad Hatter: There is a place. Like no place on Earth. A land full of wonder, mystery, and danger! Some say to survive it: You need to be as mad as a hatter. Luckily I am. So guess what? Embrace your madness as it...

Feeling blue???

As human beings, we seem to have negative tendencies and being happy or in a good mood constantly is quite demanding. But not impossible. I would be the first one to admit that when I am “down” I’m really down! So what’s the solution? How can I make sure the I maintain my positive outlook even in a “gray” day? I can see that my day is as good as I feel, so I definitely want to feel even better so my day will get even better. I am sure you’ve experienced times when you wish you could throw your...