Samantha was suffering from agoraphobia. This phobia can be so destructive that it can turn you into a virtual recluse. While this was not yet the case for Samantha, her life had already been changed in profound ways.
Example:think about something you might consider a ‘we’ thing. “We’re going to play ball.” Well, maybe a bunch of people are each, individually, playing ball, but there is no ‘we,’ period. Nor can you say anything reliably about another person. “I know what you are thinking,” is impossible. I only, at best, am aware that I think I know what you are thinking.
Allow yourself time before the presentation to prepare and focus. You’ll want to have everything you might need at hand, so think about it ahead of time. (Will you need a sip of water from time to time, did you visit the bathroom, is the temperature comfortably cool?) Then spend the last few minutes doing some relaxing stretches, deep breathing or meditation baltimore to make yourself as calm as possible.
2) Smell the roses. How do you smell the roses? How about investing some money to go on that one trip you’ve been dreaming about? Visit a country with lots of exotic places to jolt your imagination and spur your creativity. You need to detach from your daily activities and venture a little bit.
The beginnings of this problem stem from an undiagnosed panic attack condition that left Samantha without a proper diagnosis and a lot of confusion for a long period of time.
David is forgiven. He does not die, though surely he deserved death several times over for such grave sin. (In fact, he has another son by Bathsheba – and this son, Solomon, becomes the next in the line of succession that leads to Jesus and fulfills God’s covenant with David.) The rest of David’s life surely was one of penance through the suffering he endured through his own family. But such are the mysterious means by which God seeks to purify His people to spend eternity with Him. When David’s greatest son – Jesus – descended after His crucifixion to preach to “the spirits in prison,” Israel’s greatest king surely rose with His earthly son and eternal Savior to the reward God promises to all who believe, the reward that Jesus lived and died to obtain.
As you breathe in, imagine the color of the air being inhaled to be green and it turns to blue as you breathe out. Try to focus only on the colors as you breathe in and out. You will notice that as you perform this Color Meditation exercise, your mind will wander. When the mind wanders just return your focus to the color of the breath and the thoughts will automatically subside. Soon you should be in a relaxed state conducive to deep and restful sleep.