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My negative thoughts are a steamroller. I can't seem to stop them. They are like a lion or tiger on the loose. Can you you give me a tip?
Our brain: Is like a snow ball processor wired for negativity both emotionally & cognitively. U say it very well: "tiger or a lion on the loose". Tip: visualize the powerful felines, see urself jumping on them both & dare the ride on their backs. Our snow ball processor brain can also start a positive/solution snow ball while the big negative one melt like snow under the sun. Good luck & enjoy the ride! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tiger Balm: Rarely, severe allergic reactions can occur at the application site. Symptoms of an allergic reaction to tiger balm include rashes, hives, itching, difficulty breathing and chest tightness. Do not use tiger balm if you have ever had an allergic reaction to products containing menthol or camphor. Your pains will resolve if tiger balm works. ...Read more
Probably: Lions and tigers are not commonly available and close contact is best avoided. Allergy would be the least consequence of a close encounter. ...Read more
Don't know: I don't know about his collegiate activities & I have never evaluated him - so can't responsibly guess about the matter. ...Read more
Tiger Mom??: I assume you have a type a, goal driven, perfectionistic, controlling mom.Please try to talk to her about how you feel. That may not work.Next, try to explain your stress to your father if that does not help.A school counselor or school nurse could help a psychologist or a family doctor could try to intervene. A trusted adult could possibly discuss the situation. If you are an adult try a timeout. ...Read more