Are you so stressed out that you feel like bacon sizzling in a searing frying pan?

Jamie Madrox
Jamie Madrox (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Are you stressed out, scared or angry? What do you do when you feel you are in an un-resourceful state but just can’t snap out of it?

I was feeling a lot like Jamie Madrox, the multiple man, towards the end of last year. You know, feeling fragmented. It’s as if you’re shattered into several pieces and dealing with multiple problems in the present. Then there are those problems you’re still dealing with in the past. Tied round your leg like a ball and chain. You just can’t seem to cut the chain and let go. Other causes for stress could be real or imagined events in the future which you may think you have no control over. Continue reading “Are you so stressed out that you feel like bacon sizzling in a searing frying pan?”

What can you do about losing more and more control in your life?

Stones on a Rocky Ocean Beach
Stones on a Rocky Ocean Beach (Photo credit: epSos.de)

What’s happening? Why does it feel that so many things are outside one’s control?

Take fuel costs, for example, which just seemed to keep on rising. With no end in sight. What can you do about it except to try to use less? But how possible is that when you have to use your car every day?

Electricity costs are following the same upward trajectory. Use less, buy energy efficient appliances. It’s hard but doable.

Policymakers introduce more restrictions on business. You’ve got less discretion to do what you need to do. Continue reading “What can you do about losing more and more control in your life?”