Rising From the Ashes

Our obligation is to give meaning to life and in doing so to overcome the passive, indifferent life. ~Elie Wiesel~ Recently I had the privilege of listening to Eva Abrams tell her Holocaust story at the Criminal Justice Day in Batavia, NY sponsored by local community groups. The theme of the day was surviving and […]

Darwin Rises Again

(A monograph on the current controversy in India, surrounding Darwin’s Theory) [Author’s Note – Although this article was written, posted & circulated in response to a statement made by a Minister in the Govt. of India, the points discussed in this article are of worldwide significance, as they relate to Darwin’s Theory of Evolution.] 1. […]

How Our Representatives Earn The TRUST

Wouldn’t it be better, if those we elect, to serve and represent us, proceeded, with the finest intentions, and earned our trust and admiration, by putting our interests, ahead of their self – interests, and/ or personal/ political agenda? Unfortunately, as indicated and demonstrated, by nearly every public opinion poll, politicians, are, consistently, considered, the […]

Use Solar Backpacks: Alternative Energy Source for Eco-Friendly Living

The backpack is an important daily utility item for students, working professionals and even those on long outing, adventure journey etc. Why not consider the idea of carrying a solar backpack instead of your regular one. In this article, you will find how amazing these portable backpacks are and how they can keep your small […]

Mom’s Genetic Trait for Anxiety is a Marker for the Problem in Offspring

“People become attached to their burdens sometimes more than the burdens are attached to them.”- George Bernard Shaw From the observable physical features, such as the color of the eyes, mannerisms, etc., to the less-observable genetic vulnerability to certain mental and physical diseases, children take after their parents in more ways than one can account […]

The Right Response to Anxiety Assists in Performing Better

Many individuals view anxiety as an uncomfortable feeling, often crippling, that springs up unannounced in the most inopportune moments. People experiencing chronic anxiety go to great lengths to get rid of such life-disruptive emotions. Whether it be asking a person out for the prom, getting on an airplane, preparing for an interview or introducing oneself […]

Anxiety and Ringing in Ears (Tinnitus)

It’s not unusual to become aware of a background hissing or ringing in your ears when you are upset, stressed or in a very quiet room. This hypersensitivity occurs when your brain becomes reactive and your body goes into “fight or flight” mode. It may also occur when one has experienced prolonged stress and worry. […]

Overcome Fear of Doctors and Hospitals

One of the most common fears is the anxiety one experiences over the prospect of seeing a doctor or going to a hospital. It is generally known as “White Coat Syndrome” and the symptoms of this anxiety always diminish and disappear after the visit is over. Symptoms of “White Coat Syndrome” may be any one […]

Depersonalization and Substance Use

Anyone who is prone to feelings of depersonalization is also quite reactive to outside stimuli, and therefore must be aware of the reactions one might experience after substance use and why full clarity of mind is dependent upon avoiding certain substances, for good reasons. It is helpful to know just how reactive you may be […]