Updated: February 19, 2024
How Much Self-Care Is Too Much?
When my client asked me that I asked her, “are you able to keep up with your obligations and marketing initiatives?” The answer was not only a yes, but..PTSD – How to Recognize It and Options for Treatment
The concept of Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) describes mental health problems that you may develop after going through a traumatic experience that overcomes your coping mechanisms. According to the American Psychiatric Association, about 1 in 11 people that have gone through a traumatic experience will develop PTSD in their lifetime.I’m So Sorry I Can’t Hear You!
I’ve been made to be more sorry than I can tell you that I have hereditary hearing loss. I’;ve taken blow after blow to my confidence, been laughed at in public and used as the butt of a comedian’s jokes in front of about 100 people, there’s so much I haven’t been able to do, and the sense of isolation has warred strongly with the feeling of being the nuisance in the room. It’s been a more painful journey than I could ever have imagined. I wanted to share my story, in a positive way, in the hope it might help those who can’t hear, and maybe those who can.The Enchanted Elephant
No matter which society we live in, we are all conditioned beings. Our environment and culture condition us to think in a particular way. This article is about how to break free of this conditioning. When you break free of this conditioning, you will know the true meaning of freedom and what your true strength is.Feeling Anxious? Then ‘Watch’ the News!
A lot has changed in the world since the invention of television, telephones and computers. The world is not constrained by geographical borders and tribal word-of-mouth communication. The millennial world features expansive social media influences with 24-hour news broadcasts, news updates to every device, news from every corner of the world, breakfast news, morning news, midday news, afternoon news, early evening news, late night news, and even news updates between the news! Does it make you feel overwhelmed?Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment Options of Anxiety
Anxiety typically includes both emotional and physical symptoms. If you feel excessively concerned, afraid and fatigued, you may be experiencing generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). Also, if you feel that your emotional, cognitive, and behavioral reactions are out of proportion with what is normally expected in a certain situation, you may want to consider seeking counseling or psychotherapy.Are You an Optimist or a Pessimist?
This is actually a trick question, as few of us are completely optimistic or completely pessimistic. That said, most people do tend to lean more heavily towards one over the other. It is difficult to get good research data on the percentages, as people who lean towards pessimism do not usually admit they are pessimists.Panic Disorder – What Is It And What Are the Solutions?
Do you sometimes have abrupt attacks of fear that last for numerous mins? Do you think that you are having a cardiac arrest or can not breathe? Do these assaults happen at unforeseeable times creating you to worry about the likelihood of having yet another one any time? If so, you may have a kind of anxious condition called panic attack disorder.Bureaucratic Thinking and Mental Illness
Mental Illness is increasing in every society in the world today. So is bureaucratic thinking. In my mind, these two are linked. I design this article to expose the link and hope that the medical professional will wake up to its responsibility to society. If they become part of the problem, how can they possibly help society?The Academic Navel-Gazers
Bureaucratic thinking and consumerism are distorting our perception of reality. We are being intellectually handicapped without even realising it. When we do not use our common sense, our actions will reflect our stupidity and create contradictions. This article is meant to expose reality, society is facing today.We Are 138
We may never see the insane high cost of being alive, if we keep relatively healthy with insurance to cover occasional mishaps. Yet, if someone (who doesn’t have what we have) develops – let’s say – a mental health issue, what then?Anxiety Disorders – What Is It?
Anxiety disorders are characterized by extreme fear, nervousness, or worry on exposure to a feared stimulus, which can be an object, person, or situation. Fear is differentiated from anxiety, in that fear is a reaction to a present stimulus, whereas anxiety is fear of some future or anticipated stimulus. Anxiety becomes a problem when one becomes fearful, nervous, or worried out of proportion to the feared stimulus, or becomes nervous or worried about some future or anticipated event.