Most of us know someone who has delved deep into the world of conspiracy theories. It usually starts with a seemingly benign
Stigma and anti-immigrant sentiment could worsen refugees' trauma.
The best description that I can come up with is that it's like a parasite that attaches itself to your mind and grows and grows and slowly infects every aspect of your life. It's like a slow, unceasing progression. It starts in your thoughts, then your behavior, then your personality, and soon, it messes up your relationships with other people.
I was living in New York City when my manic mind told me it was imperative that I journey through a winding mid-town scavenger hunt. I was listening to the voices in my head and had no control over my racing thoughts or actions.
I realized a seemingly obvious truth: A broken brain is not a broken ankle. There is no shame in a broken ankle, nor is there denial that the ankle is actually broken.
If we want to stand for what we believe, to change the world for the better, I am convinced we must learn to make choices not just based on "what we can do," but based on "what we can do and still stay sane and healthy."
We can choose to think flexibly and adaptively, rather than rigidly and maladaptively, by redefining painful life blows as opportunities to evolve. Suffering is the "rock-tumbler" of life, within which the nuggets of our battered selves get polished into our highest and best selves.
“People forget how much these men suffered,” Franklin said. "They were dying this collective death." "I asked the miners
In contrast to discussion about mental disorders, I think we've neglected its flip side: What constitutes psychological health in today's world?
We Americans often pride ourselves on not being ritualistic. However, as anyone with even partly open eyes saw this past fourth Thursday in November, we are intensely ritualistic.
Learning from the consequences of your past helps you restart and self-direct your life, whether in your relationships or any other part of your life.