Mind Games: COVID-19: Thinking the Worst

By Paula Bianchi – During our time of self-isolation, it’s hard to keep ourselves from thinking the worst. We’re all so vulnerable to this contagious germ that’s invading our bodies, our families, our homes, and our daily lives. To be stuck in our house, is against human nature, but here we all are. As usual, […]

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Mind Games: Betrayal

By Paula Bianchi – Everyone has experienced some form of betrayal in their lives, and it can come in many shapes and sizes. We’ve been betrayed by: parents, brothers, sisters, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, spouses, children, friends, co-workers, and bosses. Quite a list, isn’t it? It kind of makes you want to lock yourself away […]

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Mind Games: Expectations

By Paula Bianchi – When we go about our daily lives, we place a lot of expectations on: relationships, careers, cars, houses, people’s reactions to something, and expected outcomes, to name a few. It’s just something we all do. We can’t help it. But when our expectations aren’t met in the way we expected them […]

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Mind Games: Suicide

By Paula Bianchi – Suicide is the worst mind game. Most people never entertain the thought of ending their own lives because they know it isn’t an option, they would ever choose no matter what, but there are some troubled souls who choose to leave this world by their own hand. For whatever reason, these […]

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Mind Games: Being Miserable

By Paula Bianchi – In my last Mind Games article, I said I would be writing about being bullied, but I’m not feeling that today. Instead, I have an urge to write about being miserable. This is something we’ve all done to ourselves at one time or another. Being miserable, is a very hard and […]

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Mind Games: Confrontations

By Paula Bianchi – Confrontations. Some of us avoid them at all cost, while others seek them out with confidence because they feel they can handle them, and the most negative of us start them every chance they get. Our personality plays a major role in how we’re going to play this mind game. Before […]

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Mind Games: Hope

By Paula Bianchi – How many times have you been let down because something you hoped for didn’t happen? If your answer is, more times than I care to count, then, you can understand why hope can be such a difficult mind game to play. When we build our hopes up for something we really […]

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