Part 6 Discussion: Mr. C’s Class Discusses Connecticut School Shooting

October 9, 2019 Off By Gertrude Evans

Do you talk on the phone and check your emails at the same time? Do you make two presentations at one go? Are you completing more than one file? Are you on your Blackberry even while driving?

Now this isn’t the same Paul Casey who went into a dramatic slump back in 2005. The new Casey has rebuilt himself to a new level with the help of sports psychological help online, Dr Don Greene, as well as coach, Peter Kostis. Back then, Casey was losing his way mentally and that was impacting his golf physically as well. Now he’s about as far from a slump as can be imagined.

Heather: I think it is exaccerbated by our society and the media. It is a shame that so much pressure has been put upon our young people (who then age of course) at a time they are very easily suggestible. If there were not examples flashed in our faces on/in magazines, tabloids, television, etc. then there would not be superficial guidelines in which to judge oneself. The disorder is in and of itself quite disconcerting, but to have it exemplified in all forms of media is unfortunate for those of us who are influenced in one degree or another.

I believe that generally speaking people feel the need to change us to their way of believing, thinking or acting because they are insecure in their own views. If they can convince someone else to be like them then they can tend to feel better about whom they are.

One of the first symptoms associated with anxiety, and note it varies, is this feeling in the pit of your stomach that begins to rise up to your chest. Anxiety and chest pain are synonymous. You may think you are having a heart attack, but you will be glad to know you are not. It’s just part of the condition.

He played there after being told what a tough course it was going to be. He mentioned the great greens, the way that lots of run off areas were shaved down low and the high swirling winds. What a perfect set up in the run in to the Masters.

Perhaps the most important aspect of anxiety disorder is to remember you are not alone. Since it has been official recognized as a treatable disease, there are many avenues to wellness you can pursue. There are groups you can join wherein you can not only meet people who are suffering as much as you are, but obtain new knowledge about the disease; find new ways to increase your coping skills; and ultimately rid yourself of the fear. It’s up to you to take the first step in seeking help.