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What panic attacks feel like

In case you were curious.

Panic attacks are episodes of feeling extremely frightened together with having a number of physical symptoms related to fear – such as shortness of breath, rapid heart rate, feeling your heart pounding, butterflies in the stomach, sweating, feeling weak-kneed, tingling in hands and feet, dizziness, feeling that you are likely to faint, go crazy or die and feeling that you or your surroundings are not quite real.
— Freedom From Agoraphobia

Not experienced them for a while now, but have several times before. They hit more or less (seemingly) out of the blue and I can assure you they are no fun…

Playing with Integrity

I would say that integrity is a very important quality to have both in your professional life and in your personal life. What is integrity?

Integrity is a concept of consistency of actions, values, methods, measures, principles, expectations, and outcomes. In ethics, integrity is regarded as the honesty and truthfulness or accuracy of one’s actions. Integrity can be regarded as the opposite of hypocrisy, in that it regards internal consistency as a virtue, and suggests that parties holding apparently conflicting values should account for the discrepancy or alter their beliefs.

Source: Wikipedia

My own simplified definition could be something along the lines of

Doing what is right, not just when it’s convenient, but consistently and always, simply because it’s the right thing to do, and you know it. If in doubt, figure it out, and adjust accordingly.

Anyways, do you have it?

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