Tag: Mental Health

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Have you read any good books lately? How about those that will change your mind and the way you think about things…literally. On a couple other posts of Your Daily Shot of Inspiration (one of my personal blogs), I acknowledged a book called Subconscious Mind: The Power from Within by Susi Mora. In the blogs, I…




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It is becoming apparent that mental health disorders such as depression and OCD are being deemed casually in a conversation. This terminology is used to illustrate annoyance, joke or to express there feelings when they actually don’t have the aforementioned conditions. To be frank this is very disrespectful to the mental health suffers, one in…




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“One of the few conditions where the patient is left alone and everyone else is treated” (unknown)  The diagnostic statistical manual for mental health disorders (DSM) describes narcissism as a personality disorder and it comes in a spectrum. Some people have traits, while others have full blown narcasstic personalities NPD. This condition has a number…




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In a conversation with a friend yesterday, she revealed that she was having issues meditating. “I feel like I get so close”, she said “and right before I feel like I’m about to breakthrough, I get caught back up in a thought!“. Her frustration is all too familiar for me. My meditation journey started about…




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There seems to be a lot of polarization in our society today. A lot of different camps and different groups shouting across the aisle at each other. We are locked in this battle of who is superior morally, spiritually, intellectually, and physically. I often find myself with an urge to join one camp and proclaim…




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Unhappiness is toxic. Throughout the years, I’ve learned there are certain traits and habits chronically unhappy people seem to have mastered. But before diving in with you, let me preface this and say: we all have bad days, even weeks when we fall down in all seven areas. “The mind is its own place, and…




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Anxiety is not PTSD. Anxiety is the fear of something that has not yet occurred. PTSD is anxiety related to a traumatic event that triggered a fight or flight event that the brain creates to protect an individual. Anxiety is still a traumatic disorder different circumstances cause the fear and stress, and there are modes…




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A sobering list of reasons for admission to a lunatic asylum in the late 1800’s