Shredding The Paper Tiger 93: Preparing For A Problem vs. Stressing Over It

Now one big thought that  used to plague me was “Yeah but bad things really do happen.  How do I keep from being afraid when there are really bad things that happen?” So I planned for “bad things”.  However, my planning went from “reasonable” to “unreasonable”. It is wise to prepare, it is wise to…

Shredding The Paper Tiger 92: Practice Bleeding

  In the military, there are exercises where people practice war--first aid, response to attack, etc.  Those are useful exercises so that the soldiers know what to do automatically if attacked.  Troops are taught to put on gas masks, to splint a bone, to find shelter, to stay calm, to read the situation appropriately.  They…