Human's life is inseparable connected with daily struggle to overcome various difficulties. Fear, one of the most basic emotion, is something natural and healthy. It could helps in many challenging situations, or even it could saves one's life. But, when fear is so intense, that it become overwhelming and devouring emotion, it may constrict human's life in many ways. In that case fear may turn into phobia, which is "an extreme or irrational fear of or aversion to something" (1).
Throughout our lives, we are faced with difficult situations, and possibly even life or death situations. As humans, our instinct is to take these difficult situations and find the best way to get over them. Sometimes these situations and predicaments get so difficulty that there is no way out of it. When this happens, people will do things that they would never dream of doing in order to survive. In history, we can see many incidents where people have gone to extremes just to survive these difficulty situations, such as; the people of the Donner Party, those associated with the Andes Flight Disaster, and the crew members of the Luxborough Galley.
Within the Triangle Waist Company factory a fire broke out, killing 145 employees. Throughout the early 1900s, labor conditions within the United States of America were unbearable. Including unreasonable pay, half-day shifts and unsafe factory environments, the day events would change would soon follow March 25, 1911. Enclosed within “The Triangle Fire” written by Jo Ann E. Argersinger, are wisely selected stories that speak to individuals reading them. Each document specifies the impact the Triangle Fire had on these young women, both mentally and physically.
It was just another regular working day in New York City, when an American Airlines Boeing 767 crashed into the north tower of the World Trade Centre, soon followed by a United Airlines flight crashing into the south tower. The devastation was not just limited to New York. A third plane flew into a wing of the Pentagon, right outside Washington DC, while another crashed at a field in Pennsylvania. America was witnessing its most dreadful attack. The death of more than 3000 people had left the country scarred for years to come.
Someone can have everything in their life and still be unhappy and turn to their addictions or they can struggle and have those addictions. I learned that it is a constant struggle for people. While at some times it may get easier there are things that will test your strength and you will have to overcome those things without relying on those addictions if you want to stay
In the Elizabethan Era there were multiple ways men and women could meet death. Many people were hit by history’s most famous plague-- The Bubonic Plague. The unintelligence of society was a major contributor to many deaths during this era. No one understood that when crimes happened there was punishment, that also led to multiple deaths for people in this time period. Diseases seemed to have wiped out most of the population in the Elizabethan Era.
The history of human beings saw very destructive pandemics known as the Black Death. It led to the death of millions of people, and reached its zenith in the years 1346-53 in Europe. The main reason behind it, still remains an unanswered question but the major cause is considered to be the pathogen named “Yesinia Pestis”which was found in the DNA of the victims. It was in the year 1343, when this plague reached Crimea through the oriental rat fleas which lived in the merchant’s ships. It established to kill 20-60% of Europe’s population.
CROSSROADS In life, we are often thrown into tough situations, some of which cannot be avoided. Circumstances which make life changing alterations, and might not be pleasant to go through. A troubled marriage is one of such situations, and divorce is an example of a life-altering circumstance. The thought of divorce is frightening because pain and loss are often involved, so no one who is in their right minds willingly considers it. It is normal in every relationship, to have high and low points, but if you are at a stage where you continually question your relationship, these highs and lows can become exhausting.
According to merriam-webster the definition of fear is “an unpleasant often strong emotion caused by anticipation or awareness of danger.” Of all our emotions fear is the darkest and most powerful. The notion of “fight or flight” is our body 's first automatic response that prepares the body to “fight” or “flee” from a threatening situation. Fear is as old as life on Earth and plays a major role in the human psychology; this is evident because most living things on earth experience fear, there have been various experiments where it has been proven that fear is an inborn feature.
Stress is the most common problem of individuals it is a universal assumption and that everyone already experienced stress. In time, people get to have some irregularities in their functioning as they experience stress and it prolongs in their lives which may or will make worse the body and mind of individuals (Krantz, Thorn, & Glaser, 2013). Stress has two kinds; the eustress and distress. By definition, eustress is a type of stress that can help the individual to be motivated and can also enhance daily functioning while distress is a type of stress consisting of problems and conflicts that the individual is unable to cope and adapt and that can lead to illnesses according to Lazarus (1966), as cited by Kranner, Minibayeva, Beckett, & Seal
The 9/11 tragedy was a moment where people had their guard up at all times. This was a time where life had strike to reality of time warfare with every person and country. Couldn’t trust no one that came to the U.S. America is the land of the free and the home of the brave, were brave because the generations before us had to face what had happened and to what is going to happen. This had left the buildings torn instantly killing hundreds of many people, getting them stuck in the higher floors. This attack was the worst in America ever since the Pearl Harbor All over our nation saw a major impact of devastation in the face of the September 9, 2001attacks.
When it comes to emotions, humanity is (for the most part) heavily afflicted. We are in fact creatures that respond to stimulus, and our responses vary based on a set of defined rules that we develop from the day of our conception. But, for the most part we are in the dark as to how these rules operate and why we respond emotionally to specific scenarios. These responses are heavily biased by our emotional construct and vary (as previously defined) from person to person. Due to this fact, and our innately inquisitive nature, psychology was born.
Kostandin Valle Mr. Zoellner English Language Arts II 26 August 2015 The Devastating Effects of the Great Depression Throughout life, many people go through some type of devastating or traumatic event that can change their lives forever. For the American people of the early to mid 1930’s, the Great Depression was one of these events. The Great Depression caused a major impact on all of America and affected the economy, the government, as well as the personal life of many Americans. In the passage “Digging In” by Robert J. Hastings, the author states that during the time of the Great Depression, businesses failed and a majority of all banks in the United States closed down. In addition, he states, “The closing of Old West Side Mine meant
In both cases of disasters evaluated here, PTSD was reported by numerous agencies to have been prevalent in massive numbers and impairing the lives and functionality of people who were directly involved and even those who were indirectly involved. The Lusitania disaster was especially disturbing which was intensified by the haunting images of mass graves that scattered newspapers for weeks and months following the disaster. These images served as a means for the people who had suffered direct trauma from the disaster to be forced to relive the events further leading to their suffering and ultimately enhancing their symptoms of PTSD. Nicoletta F. Gullace of the Journal of Social Histories (2005) reveals “By all measures the sinking of the Lusitania
As those giant towers collapsed, so did our sense of security and the “safest place on Earth” became a home of fear. That fear translated into thousands of United States’ citizens suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. The death toll is still climbing today as New Yorkers and rescue workers from across the country battle cancer due to the environmental hazards suffered in the aftermath of Sept. 11, 2001. Not only has the government been dramatically changed, but every American has been affected in some way from the events of