Yup youre right Waggs. Quick q, do most BJJ schools teach take downs, or are they more into getting someone into your gaurd.
Actually, exercise can cause panic attacks. I was in the hospital (I think because I was having anxiety, I **** you not) and this guy was there having a panic attack and described how he had gone jogging and it happened.
Exercise doesn't make you immune from panic disorder. If you are drinking coffee like a madman, freaking out of stupid ****, eating like crap, not sleeping and go for a jog, guess what?
Not only that Crappler but I feel you can't learn from them; I gotta learn how to deal with my problems with myself. They also don't think depression is caused by an imbalance in the brain which is what SSRI's try to fix.
Exactly. Like I said it is circular thinking and erroneous beliefs that appear to be the primary problem. We are supposed to be running around chasing animals and picking berries. Not sitting at a desk and typing on computers for ten hours a day only to go home and do more of the same.
I find it crazy that I found this thread as I was just thinking about this today.
I too can suffer from anxiety and insane crazy thoughts. These thoughts start small but end up growing into gremlins creating havoc. I agree totally with "Crappler". We grow up with these crazy teachings that we are important because we own "****". If we don't own that "****" then you failed. No matter what you own you simply will never be happy because you will get bored of the "****" you just bought and in a few months end up wanting more "****". Those feelings of "happiness" which you attach to material things or acheivments start to fade and you begin to doubt your self worth until you hit another milestone. Crazy cycle.
I always loved that movie Fight Club because it went in depth about this.
When I am working out and eating correctly I feel like I am riding a wave of bliss. I feel confident and social. I can feel good or bad but I always "feel" very in tune with the world. When I let go of the working out I seem to slide off completely and start drinking a little too much and eating like crap which leads me to start having these crazy negative thoughts about myself and my place on this Earth. It is so acute that my fiance notices this and encourages me to start hitting the gym and like magic everything starts to fall in place again.
Another tip that I will add to the ones above: YOGA!!!
That **** is magical. I started doing yoga and aside from being an amazing workout that also increases felxibility it helps you stay in the present and feel centered. Your thoughts quiet down and you feel this sense of peace and tranquility. There have been times where I have actually teared up when cooling down from yoga. Not because of saddness but a feeling of cleansing of energy you have pent up.
I feel strange about opening up this way to strangers but hey if that tip above can help anybody else then great.