Anxiety can often be overlooked or mistaken for another condition, and therefore undiagnosed, misunderstood, and psychologically swept under the carpet, while the Anxiety itself creates havoc in the nervous system of the body. Catching the signs of anxiety early can mean the prevention of far more grave conditions.
Anxiety is a feeling that manifests in various ways, it can begin with your heart beating faster, usually in response to a stressful situation. Another symptom, even more, common is your palms become sweaty as you’re confronted with a perceived overwhelming task or event. Note the word ‘perceived’! Everything in life comes back to perception. How you respond to any given situation is directly related to your personal, private interpretation of that situation, ‘perception’. (more…)
Recently while my husband Darryl, was dumping a full wheelbarrow of garden debris into our Mulch pile, he quite literally ‘tripped over the largest pumpkin’ we have ever grown. It was magnificent and ready to be picked right at that moment! So he brought it up to the house with a proud look on his face, and I was delighted to take delivery of our wild, homegrown creation.
On close inspection around the banana trees and pumpkin patch, we could see there were more pumpkins developing. This got me thinking about our garden and the extraordinary growth and advancement that has taken place, particularly over the last 16 months. They say that ‘every problem of the world can be solved with a garden‘. I agree with this sentiment so much, as I have felt the therapy of my garden on many an occasion. I find myself preferring the company of my plants for longer periods of time. As I draw in the vibration of the green leaves and aesthetics of the flowers and their scents, there is no better place to be. What about you? Do you have a garden?