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When I counsel people with depression and anxiety, they often say that they don't understand why they feel depressed or anxious. People who have a good job, a good loving family, and enough money get confused over their feelings. Consequentially they don't get any sympathy form their friends or ... Views: 18
In an article entitled "Some Evidence of How We Spiritually Connected" I discussed a recent case study where it was possible to clear a traumatic memory from one person's consciousness and by so doing it also helped permanently clear the traumatic memory from the consciousness of another person ... Views: 26
Never in history have we had such comforts and ease of living. Our grocery store shelves are stocked and we can cook a meal in minutes. We can communicate with family and friends around the world instantaneously and face to face. Modern conveniences make our day to day life easy. Then why the ... Views: 16
Do you know that most negative limiting beliefs are held unconsciously and exert their influence in a manner that few are even aware of? Do you know this means you likely spend much of your energy and time trying to overcome this clandestine force while believing that this is somehow empowering ... Views: 41
Do you know that staying positive is not something one must work at but instead is supposed to be your natural resilient state of mind? Do you know that most people have this capacity stolen from them early in life by negative events that convince them they are weak, vulnerable, afraid, ... Views: 27
Do you know that procrastination is driven by old emotional programming hidden deep in the subconscious mind in the form of negative limiting beliefs and fears? Do you know that this programming behaves like an emotional straight-jacket that robs one of their power and freewill ability to act? ... Views: 41
You hear it all the time. Someone gets angry and dissatisfied with someone else and the person whom they are upset with is the victim. Here is an important question. Why would someone who is happy and content want to abuse another? It just does not make sense. Let's take some less serious ... Views: 20
It is commonly known that prolonged exposure to combat can serve as a serious trigger for veterans to develop any sort of mental illness. Two types of mental illness, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and depression, are some of the most common, and many of the symptoms overlap, causing frequent ... Views: 23
Many people define themselves by their past. If you had physical, emotional, or sexual abuse in the past you are angry, depressed, anxious, resentful, mistrusting of people and can't do anything about it, it's just the way it is. However, more people now are discovering that you choose how you ... Views: 17
Do you ever wish that something in your life had happened differently? Maybe you made a bad decision in a career or marriage? Were you bullied in school? at home? at work? Is there a memory that you continue to think about?
There are some simple exercises that can help you heal a memory. It ... Views: 17
People throughout much of the United States will remember the winter of 2013-2014.. You have recent memories of shoveling snow, driving through ice, snow, and slush, staying home with the kids when they had a day off, and worrying about the safety of people you know. Those of you who do not live ... Views: 22
It seems like the gray, cold skies of winter will never end, especially for folks who are discouraged, ill, injured, or housebound. Let’s treat them to an early peek at spring. Nothing brings hope like a bit of green!
Here’s how you can bring some cheer to someone who’s going through a ... Views: 52
Do you know that procrastination is driven by negative feelings and beliefs such as: the fear of failure, fear of disappointment, fear of taking responsibility for one's own life, the need to remain dependent of one's friends, parents, and loved ones, the fear of facing the world and becoming an ... Views: 87
Now does that title sound like I'm in denial? It may to those individuals who are so identified with their negativity that they have no awareness of where that negativity really comes from. That awareness is also the answer to permanently deleting all negativity that resides within you.
So ... Views: 54
Low self esteem is the result of unconsciously buried negative thoughts such as: I'm inadequate, I'm a bad person, I'm unworthy, I'm undeserving, I'm a loser, I'm a failure and so on. These beliefs are generated by more deeply buried negative memories that generate, support and justify the ... Views: 45
Do feelings of inadequacy make you feel deficient and defective, do they undermine your self confidence, self esteem, and self worth and block you from being everything you know you are in your Heart? Well if so I want you to know that there is a way to liberate your SELF permanently from this ... Views: 61
Do you know that negative intrusive thoughts, although residing within your mind, don't actually originate from you? Do you know that all negative thoughts emerge from the subconscious mind where they are regularly produced and supported by negative memories of negative events that serve as the ... Views: 80
Even though depressed people may share a common cluster of symptoms such as sadness, sleep problems and/or exhaustion, suicidal feelings, an inability to feel pleasure and a variety of physical discomforts, conditions and illnesses, this doesn’t mean that these symptoms are the result of the ... Views: 45
Have you ever wished you had a “refresh” button for your life?
We acquire a fair amount of knowledge from study and personal experience, but at times it seems all it takes are a few setbacks, and poof, we revert to our old bad habits.
It happened to me.
I was in a car accident a year ... Views: 75
Self confidence is the ability to always know one's inner truth, value it, trust it, and live it joyfully, peacefully and with an inner knowing that one is worthy of it. Does this describe you? If not then whose life are you living? Certainly not yours! To get back on track I help you understand ... Views: 117
If you suffer from low self esteem it's likely you carry within you, without realizing it, a toxic energy that is constantly berating you and also undermining your self confidence and self worth. This may manifest as a harsh inner voice that many refer to as the Inner Judge. If you would like to ... Views: 60
Does it ever feel like the negative thoughts intruding on your mind have a mind of their own? Does it ever feel like you are losing the battle waged at trying to reclaim full ownership over your freewill? Well that's because those negative thoughts are trying to hijack your mind and your life ... Views: 77
Many people over the years have asked me a question that I feel I should address in one of my posts, and that question is what do I think about therapy. Well, in a nutshell I think that psychotherapy is a complete waste of time and money, due to the length of time it takes to see any kind of ... Views: 72
Did you know that negative thoughts are similar to hypnotic suggestions that seduce you into believing something about yourself that isn't true? What's more, did you know that it's possible to become completely "de-hypnotized" and permanently wake up to the real you? If this has sparked a moment ... Views: 75
Making your own personal relaxation audio can be effective in helping you practice and master many of the relaxation techniques and methods you've learned so far. This particular script includes relaxed breathing, progressive muscle relaxation, imagery, and suggestion.
Preparing Your ... Views: 104
One glorious day, a small miracle happened. It was at a professional tennis tournament in Turkey that I was about to play in. I was in the qualifying draw and playing against someone who was ranked much higher than me. He was also bigger, hit the ball harder, played smarter, and was much younger ... Views: 124
There is something that just about everyone wants, and that is to feel good. It plays a big part in what someone does and doesn’t do. This can relate to one feeling emotionally centred and at ease internally and/or through having a heightened sense of wellbeing because of what is taking place ... Views: 136
The past is far from the ideal place to set up residence, but I've been living in it for quite a while now. The past is a familiar neighborhood, and I am afraid it might be hard to leave, but leave it I must if I want to start actually living before an alarming death rattle comes up through my ... Views: 199
Do you know that a large number of individuals repeatedly find themselves feeling depressed during the holiday season and yet are confused about why this is? Do you know the main reason many fall into a depressed state is because this time of year forces them to stop and reflect on how they are ... Views: 108
Do you know that automatic negative thoughts are not only beyond your control they also don't actually originate from you? Do you know they are generated by a subconsciously stored program that has its foundation in the cumulative negative memories from your Life History?
Do you know these ... Views: 115
Do you know that procrastination is driven by early negative memories stored subconsciously that generate and sustain a fear of failure, fear of rejection, feelings of unworthiness and inadequacy, low self confidence, a fear of success and much more? Do you know procrastination is something that ... Views: 160
When we feel different than the person we are projecting to others, it can cause stress and sometimes shame. Most of us have felt that way at times, and the ability to integrate again is usually fluid. But when we feel fragmented and fake most of the time, it can be extremely painful and ... Views: 132
We must remember that we will always come across inevitable factors that cause pressure and anxiety on us. What we do not know is that it is not really the problems that are difficult to deal with, but our attitude towards the problems. Basically, the cause of stress is your attitude toward ... Views: 144
In today's day-to-day lifestyle, depression is a very familiar disorder. It affects every eighth man and every fourth woman (scary I know). Many of us are actually unaware of the symptoms of depression which include feelings of desperation, compulsive negative thinking, increased or decreased ... Views: 148
What is the source of positive successful thoughts? Wrong, it is not your mind; rather it is your Heart. If you want to know why and how you can tap into this well spring of positive energy then this will interest you.
In spite of all of the hype given to the Law of Attraction and the use of ... Views: 126
During my training in psychiatry I was taught the symptoms and possible causes of what many refer to as Major Depression. What was left out however is what Depression represents on a spiritual level.
This, I have learned is much more significant than the treatment of the symptoms themselves. ... Views: 137
Many people who suffer from depression take anti-depressant drugs and feel better. But drugs may be expensive, cause side effects and when it’s time to come off the drugs, depressed people are vulnerable to a relapse. Mindfulness-based meditation, often coupled with cognitive therapy (MBCT), may ... Views: 89
Most of us believe in the circle of life it stands for reason because that makes sense. We are born we grow and then we leave this world. For each of us it’s a completely different path that we walk. We may enter into each other’s lives for many different reasons, each time our life’s are either ... Views: 25
You see it over and over again on online anxiety forums and groups, people looking for answers to concerns about health anxiety, fear of leaving the house (agoraphobia), and information about a certain anti-anxiety medication or anti-depressant. But there's a few problems here, mainly the one ... Views: 160
I'm sure at times of deep crisis many of you have considered thoughts of "giving up". What is the cost to you of entertaining such thoughts? Well as one client with a progressively deteriorating illness I was working with stated "it's like having one foot out the back door".
So what does it ... Views: 131
Life is inside you but you spend so much time looking outside yourself, you don’t even know it exists. It is an unshakable feeling of peace and well-being; an unshakable feeling of calm. No matter what is going on you will never lose yourself when you are connected to Life. The Life inside ... Views: 107
During my 6 year battle with an anxiety disorder I remember taking multiple tests like a stress test, ecg, blood tests, holter monitor and more all because of one frightening and annoying symptom of anxiety... heart pounding during sleep time. These pounding heart sensations used to keep me up ... Views: 136
Forgotten computer passwords, belated birthday cards, mismatched shoes – they can make you wonder if your brain has turned to mush. Or maybe you have ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)!
Today’s frenzied world is a breeding ground for ADHD-like behavior, but for 95% of us those ... Views: 306
Results of a major research study show that adolescent girls with ADHD are more likely to attempt suicide and to inflict injury on themselves than non-ADHD girls of the same age.
The study, led by Stephen Hinshaw, PhD and published in the online Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, ... Views: 250
by Dr. Tali Shenfield, Clinical Psychologist
Premenstrual syndrome or PMS is widely known, but often misunderstood by the general public. In spite of medical evidence to support the validity of both the physical and psychological changes that occur as a result of PMS, the effects of this ... Views: 265
The days are getting shorter and the nights are becoming longer.
With the commencement of the autumn and winter time, many people notice that the lack of daylight goes for their state of mind. Statistically seen, the mood of almost every third person in Germany drops down into the cellar ... Views: 38
During my 6 year struggle with generalized anxiety disorder I must have visited over 30 different doctors for my health anxiety and panic attack symptoms. I remember the day that things started turning around for me though, together with a number of factors such as getting to the point of 'no ... Views: 182
Do you feel so lethargic and overwhelmed with life that it is difficult to get out of bed in the morning? If so then you are likely suffering from a condition I call "life history heaviness syndrome". Want to learn how to unburden yourself and get your passion for life back?
So what is life ... Views: 351
Anxiety and depression are common mental health disorders. Mental health campaigns have been battling stigma for years, and it’s paying off. If you were to run a Google search on either anxiety or depression, you would be overwhelmed with the amount of information that pops up. Do you want to ... Views: 23
What is an Epidemic? The rapid spread or increase in the occurrence of something. With almost 7 million people being affected by Generalized Anxiety Disorder in the U.S. alone, and 40 million people suffering from some type of mental health issue, we have ourselves a problem that is growing at ... Views: 120