I usually stay well away from political topics on my Blusher’s Blog. But not today. Today, politics are once again becoming more and more infused with fear – one of this blog’s main topics. Fear affects people not only on a singular, personal scale. It can have nationwide, even global consequences. This is a personal (and yes, political) essay on how fear has affected the world before, and how we’re seeming to steer into that skid yet again today.
Are you sick of hearing “let it go”, but not knowing HOW to do so? There is a way. I show you how in this blog post. The key is simple…
Making other people the instrument of your own happiness will backfire sooner or later. The less you expect from others and turn those expectations into your own triumphs, the more happy you’ll be able to make yourself.
Three mantras get me through my inevitable low moments, or even prevent them: 1. Be grateful. 2. No Expectations. 3. Let It Go. In this and the next two blog posts, I show you how these mantras work for me – and how they can work for you, too.
Never know what to say to people who ask how it feels to live with social anxiety? Here’s a link to 31 quotes of people who know exactly what it’s like. Take your pick.
Are you afraid to go to work because your boss might assign you a blushworthy task? Here’s how telling him about your erythrophobia could help you deal with the terror of a major, embarrassing “episode” at work.