Wednesday, October 11, 2017
How to Avoid PTSD and Panic Attacks
Ingrid Betncourt was a candidate for the presidency of Columbia when she was kidnapped by Rebel forces and held prisoner in the jungle for six years under extremely brutal conditions. In the following TED Talk with English subtitles, she tells the story of how she was able to resist her captors without being broken by them. She is obviously a mature and capable woman, and the manner in which she chose to view her circumstances can serve as a model for all of us as to how we can look at our environment positively, courageously, and optimistically when we are faced with a challenging environment so that we do not have to allow ourselves to be overwhelmed by forces which are outside of us.