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“Being honest may not get you a lot of friends and it will get you the right ones.”
We all have been there! Maybe you had a friend or you know someone now who is in a big DRAMA! The situation keeps getting worse and you can’t believe the stories… affairs, lying, addictions, bills not paid, ... Views: 21
During combat, a soldier must always be on high alert for his or her own personal safety. Danger lurks around every corner, and every day could bring the possibility of certain doom. Therefore, a soldier must take all precautionary measures to avoid being taken by surprise by a foreign weapon or ... Views: 17
Perfectionism is an addiction, meaning we’re repeatedly unable to stop our perfectionist behaviors. Like other addictions, perfectionism varies in severity and can have negative consequences. It harms our self-esteem, make us unable to accept other people’s differences and their mistakes and ... Views: 27
Do you often feel like you don’t fit in your world? Do you sometimes see or hear things that other people don’t? Do you often feel like you have trouble paying attention and have lost interest in things that you used to enjoy?. Do you sometimes have trouble speaking and getting organized? Do you ... Views: 36
One of the challenges for men in the modern world is to accept that they have stress, depression, anxiety and other mental health issues. Women now expect their man to be open and share his feelings. In previous generations men were expected to go to work and provide the money. This was not ... Views: 54
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At the beginning of every year, I write down what I want to be remembered for… what I want people to think about me…what I want to achieve in my life. This writing is my long-term vision.
Along with this, I write my goals for the year. These goals are the ... Views: 93
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: 63
MoHow Posted by Dr. MO Even as a child, James was described by teachers and his parents as a happy optimist. As the story goes, one day his parents decided to play a joke on him and test his attitude by requiring him to spend an afternoon cleaning deserted stables at what had been a local ... Views: 96
Schizoaffective Disorder occurs in 1 and 100 people. It was first diagnosed by Dr. Jacob Kasanin in 1933. Many people who have it are diagnosed with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or major depression because it is difficult to understand its symptoms.
Over the last forty-six years I ... Views: 78
Forgiveness Strengthens The Capacity To Choose
The beauty of the New Year is already upon us! It ‘s the perfect time for personal reflection on the year’s ups and downs along with it’s challenges and triumphs. It’s an opportunity to affirm what went well and feel grateful for that. Perhaps ... Views: 200
One of the areas of psychology that take care of kids from their baby years through teenage years is known as child psychology This branch of psychology concentrates on the researching and research of development during youth and involves a large range of research areas including abnormal, ... Views: 79
We talk often about how the Bible is an inspired book. Less often do we inquire about the source of its inspiration. Through the portal of visions and other such extraordinary experiences, the spirit flows. The recipients of the spirit give voice to their inspiration through words, which are ... Views: 277
Work is not just about technical skills. Knowing the technicalities of work are of course a necessity, because one has to know what is required to do. However, there are a number of other skills that go hand in hand with the technical skills that are highly important.
A major portion of these ... Views: 76
Patients afflicted with the Factitious Disorder colloquially known as “Munchausen Syndrome” seek to attract the attention of medical personnel by feigning or by self-inflicting serious illness or injury. “Munchausen by Proxy Syndrome” (Factitious Illness or Disorder by Proxy, or Imposed by ... Views: 177
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: 83
Our expectations are significant. Think about how different the expectations of an optimist are from those of a pessimist. Some people in life are walking past money on the street. The pessimist, even when he sees such money, expected that there wouldn’t be any money on the street and so he ... Views: 208
Anxiety is painful distraction of mind by which a person’s mental, physical and behavioural attitude is affected. Anxiety is a psychological and physiological state characterized by somatic, emotional, cognitive, and behavioral components. It is also associated with feelings of ... Views: 147
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The body will always follow where the head leads If you think you can, you can! If you think you can't, you won't!
Whenever you make that final decision within yourself to take action, your body automatically follows suit and great things can be accomplished because mind and body are working in ... Views: 113
So you want to begin turning your negative beliefs around. Here is how to begin, buy yourself a notebook that is small enough to carry around comfortably during your daily life. On the front of the book, write "A Fresh Start". This book will be your best friend and will be your go-to guide when ... Views: 166
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: 374
Is stress bad for you?
If you're like the majority of people, you've been taught that stress is bad for you. It's Public Enemy #1, affecting your psychological health, making you sick and increasing your risk for coronary heart disease. If stress is a part of your life, we'd like to ... Views: 70
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: 75
Technology has proved to be an invaluable asset in the field of mental health. We have the internet which allows easy access to information on symptoms and disorders such as depression or obsessive-compulsive disorder. We have EEG machines which allow us to physically change brain waves ... Views: 95
During those early years of playing professional tennis, I was extremely lonely and became home-sick quickly, but there was always a voice in the back of my head that told me to keep going. I would later in life figure out that those extreme struggles, those close battles that I lost and those ... Views: 217
There continues to be controversy regarding the perception of unethical conduct surrounding the DSM for more than 30 years. The DSM-5, approved this past weekend for publication in May 2013, has even been highly criticized by Allan Frances, the chair of the DSM-4 committee. There has also been ... Views: 72
Living in places like Bali and Singapore had a big effect on my belief system (to say the least). Being in the presence of people in the asian culture has taught me that in many ways, western medicine and society got it wrong. How you ask? Simply put, because drug free 'miracles' in regards to ... Views: 248
Through the years I realised that there are many more benefits to the tennis journey I was on then there were downfalls, my childhood environment definitely had an affect on my social anxiety disorder through my mid 20's to my early 30's but it's important for me not to have any regrets in life, ... Views: 305
Effortful movements towards spiritual transformation sustain the habitual neurology and so dissolution of the ego does not take place. What can help are the two factors of passivity and inward non-action which move us on to a different dimension of awareness.
Many people feel that they must ... Views: 233
With summer coming to an end, and days getting shorter seasonal affective disorder will begin creeping around the corner. Seasonal affective disorder occurs when the days get shorter, and the weather becomes colder. Symptoms often include depressed mood, fatigue, social withdrawal, increased ... Views: 225
Anxiety is becoming commonplace in our society. In a day and age where everyone is on the go, scheduling meetings so frequently that we forget we should probably eat at some point during the day, and with the constant feeling of being overwhelmed with worry about a dozen things, people have ... Views: 216
Do you have the life you want? Are you fulfilling all that you have in your heart? If not, how is your attitude? Do you have a positive, uplifting attitude or do you have a negative, pessimistic attitude?
Your attitude in life is a critical key to pursuing Your Purpose in life. If you ... Views: 341
From the man who brought you the structure of our basic needs, comes a list of powerful quotes that he used personally to influence the lives of millions. Abraham Maslow focused his love for the betterment of man’s psychology for decades and his work has served as the roots of many research ... Views: 438
There are many sectors in society which can help manage the prevention of self harm, these include; medical and health, media, education, support foundations and so on. This is why it is vital for the government to bring awareness to helping those who self harm through these sectors and more. By ... Views: 207
You might not even realize how your physical health is affected by either your mental health or your emotional health. If you stop to think about it, you will realize this is true. You will feel better emotionally or mentally, if you feel good physically, is what most people believe about their ... Views: 198
"Your outer world is a reflection of your inner world."
You have heard this before. It makes sense. Yet, do we really understand the magnitude of its truth? The very idea that your beliefs thoughts, and feelings (your inner world) directly influences your outer world experiences, especially ... Views: 221
You are living in a dangerous cult. I mean it. Of course, like most people in cults, you don’t think it’s dangerous—or that it’s even a cult. This “cult” that you (and I) are living in is the hyper capitalist economic system of modern day life.
In this cult or cult-ure we’re part of, we’re ... Views: 181
Dear Dr. Romance:
I saw the articles on your site and I would like to know if you can ´´program´´ the subconscious mind to win a X salary per month, even if the subconscious mind is programmed to attract money.
We have a brain mechanism psychologists call ... Views: 270
Inevitably, the sexual fantasy life of narcissists and psychopaths reflects their psychodynamic landscape: their fear of intimacy, misogyny, control freakiness, auto-eroticism, latent sadism and masochism, problems of gender identity, and various sexual paraphilias.
Fantasies which reflect a ... Views: 539
Losing weight can also create a strain on your pocket. While it is important to keep your weight on a healthy level you don't have to suffer some financial stress. If you are thinking that paying for gym fees and customizing diets can break the bank then you are wrong. There are lots of ways to ... Views: 343
Many Facebook users spend considerable time and energy collecting hundreds of virtual friends, and posting updates with the intention of increasing positive relationships, raising their self-esteem or living a happier life. At the same time, several studies have shown there can be negative ... Views: 280
When I was a kid, someone pointed out that the shape of the inside of your ear was similar to the shape of how you looked as a fetus. At the time, I chalked it up to one of those fantastical things kids say to exaggerate a correlation. But years later in advertising school, one of my professors ... Views: 328
If I may use some modern and classic allegories and ancient 'religious' terminology mixed together I would like to share this:
The way to overcome procrastination is to invest time to understand how the mind works - that we each have 2 minds the higher and the ... Views: 260
This article represents an attempt to elucidate how to cope with some aspects of psychosis and schizophrenia, in particular. There are many qualities of this type of mental illness that render it intractable and impervious to intervention. However, there are also some pieces of advice ... Views: 234
Summer is in full swing, the birds are chirping, the sun is shining and all you want to do is curl up alone in a dark room and be alone. This is the stark reality of someone who deals with chronic depression. The general public knows this image well. Mention depression and they imagine a person ... Views: 281
Online therapy - also known as e-therapy, e-counselling or cyber-counselling – involves a therapist providing support over the Internet. But does it work? How does it compare to face-to-face therapy? And is it worth a go?
Firstly, does it work? The short answer is yes. Much like face-to-face ... Views: 271
Self-knowledge and analysis, awareness, understanding our motivations and reactions; as well as practicing and putting into action effective methods of dealing with the world at large become very valuable tools with which to navigate our lives.
One of our greatest advantages is that we can ... Views: 275
Imagine a busy street. Loads of cars, people... And suddenly a woman falls on the floor and sprawls. Will you help her? You would probably say 'yes' but according to research you wouldn't help. How so?
This phenomenon, called "The Bystander Effect", became an object of psychologists' interest ... Views: 558
Being a woman in today's society is full of challenges that our grandmother's never had to think about. So many women today are jugglers by profession. We juggle school with part time work, we juggle our career goals with caring for a family, we juggle the pressures of external expectations with ... Views: 307
People are taken in by propaganda that abets their beliefs, especially in the realm of religion and politics. They are unaware that a conditioned mind interprets everything according to its conditioning. Their native intelligence remains stunted.
The human mind functions very much like a ... Views: 452
Depriving yourself of a good sleep has great impact on your performance at work and in dealing with the people around you. Read further to learn more about sleep deprivation and its impact on a person’s life.
By default, sleeping is our body's way of rejuvenating energy and restoring health ... Views: 269