Monday, February 19, 2018
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Drugs are not the only answer for mental illness

The Importance of Spiritual Support and Understanding for True Mental Health Life in America is spiraling out of control. From the unremitting stories of wars, terrorism, and suffering, to the ongoing threat of worldwide economic collapse and the clash of cultural ideologies at home, we are experiencing unprecedented levels...

Getting Rid Of Ego

Many spiritual traditions advocate to become selfless. We are not supposed to think selfishly, be reckless, ungrateful but instead love thy neighbor like yourself.   So many of us engage in self defeating behaviors. We put our own interests last...

The Neurolinguistic Communication of a Narcissist

Everyone on this side of the water is well aware of the current presidential race in the United States. I’m pretty sure countries outside of the U.S. have an ear to the wall as well. Before I dig in, I must extend the caveat that I personally hav...

Reflection vs. Distortion

“In photography, a mirror reflects light to frame a shot. Too much exposure or imbalance, creates a blur. Sometimes, you just need to quickly snap/reflect and move on. Images can easily be distorted.” AW The above quote was given to me thi...

Is it Just Stress, or is it Burn Out?

You wonder, “Is there a difference between the two?” When you are under stress, you can have temporary feelings of fatigue, anxiousness, moodiness and restlessness. These feelings can subside if the situation causing you stress is removed. But if these feelings hang around day after day without...

How to Break Up with a Narcissist

(Adapted from Dr. Judith Orloff’s new book “Emotional Freedom: Liberate Yourself From Negative Emotions and Transform Your Life” (Three Rivers Press, 2011) by Judith Orloff MD) In my psychiatric practice I've seen how hard it is for my patients to break up with a partner who’s a...

Fed Up With Social Media?

You are not alone. Users of sites like Facebook, Twitter and Friendster are leaving their digital social fixes behind in throes and are trying to make an effort to return to the real world. Why?   Many people are simply done with the daily press...

Barriers to Dream Chasing

At some point, each of us has had a dream that we have let go of, or deferred to an unknown date. Sometimes, these dreams are a reflection of the desires of our hearts, and at others, a wish that we have kept hidden since childhood. There are a number ...

The Intolerance of Pain

So often when we are in physical, mental or emotional pain it feels overwhelming. Often, we begin to become consumed by the pain and it becomes all we can think about even when we try to distract ourselves away from the pain. The pain we all feel is ...

When A Blush Exposes You

You may have blushed at times when you were embarrassed, humiliated, discouraged, or mortified. Although blushing is an innately patterned emotional response, it can be conceived most simply as a reaction to heightened self-consciousness. 1 Blushing ...

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