Dr. David Henderson

FROM THE BLOG

November 16, 2010
David Henderson

The word picture “Castles in the Sand” is often meant to be taken negatively. We glory in fleeting achievements susceptable to the slightest drizzle and the persistent lapping of the ocean’a tide. But “Castles in the Sand” has recently taken on new meaning for me as I found myself building my own sand castle on the coast of Charleston, SC. After the passing of a...

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August 24, 2010
David Henderson

I was sitting in the waiting room of a hospital cancer center near a lady [Tammy was her name] who had arrived for her final radiation treatment. Despite her emaciated appearance, immodest hospital gown and hastily donned cancer scarf, Tammy knew no shame…only excitment. After today, God-willing, the painful treatment process would be over and she could return to living...

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Panic Attacks

Tips for Keeping Control
August 02, 2010
David Henderson

Many people suffer from panic attacks. They can be overwhelming and debilitating. Here are a few tips I have found helpful in maintaining control when you feel like you’re losing it: First, recognize that what you are having is a panic attack. This sounds simplistic but many people fear that they are having something worse – like a heart attack...

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February 08, 2010
David Henderson

Is there a psychological, even a physical benefit to forgiveness? Studies show that there are. Forgiveness has been associated with all of the following: 1. lower heart rate and blood pressure 2. Greater relief from stress 3. Decrease in medication use 4. improved sleep quality and decrease in fatigue 5. decreased physical complaints such as aches and pains 6. Reduction in...

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