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Keeping Fit As We Age – Mentally

As we age, many of us will be concerned about the risk of deterioration in our mental faculties. In many cases, this process is by no means inevitable and something we must accept passively. At the outside, it should be stated that this article is written based on a collision of general views and IS…

The Bad Chapter

I have worked with hundreds of people over the past 30 years who came to see me for a specific problem. What I found interesting is that many of them were carrying around a problem {rather a mindset} from years ago. I like to call this "The Bad Chapter". So many of us will encounter…

Overcome Annoying OCD Habits

OCD, also known as obsessive compulsive behavior, is a mental health disorder. There are many ways in which this mental health disorder displays itself. For examples, a person with OCD would be "hyper" about cleanliness; constantly cleaning and straightening up things in and around the home or he or she could obsess about facing certain…

There Is No Reason To Feel Ashamed If You Have Mental And Emotional Problems

A little while ago I was talking to someone who said that one of their friends had suffered from depression in the past and, along with this, another one of their friends had recently revealed that they were not in a good way. I do not think it came as a surprise for them to…

Three Predominant Emotions and BMR Based on the Ayurvedic Body Type System

The digestive system when working in perfection is not necessarily noticed. Emotions like the digestive system when balanced are virtually absorbed without any effort. The minute that the stomach begins to bloat and fear starts to grip ones gut we become started by both our digestion and emotions. Anger can feel like emotional heartburn. Depression…

Sharing Problems, Seeking Guidance Make It Easier to Deal With Dual Diagnosis

Dual diagnosis is one of the most complex brain disorders. Usually a combination of psychiatric illness and substance use disorder (SUD), it is comparatively severer and more complex than either of the two disorders as it involves the interplay between two equally complex conditions. Dual diagnosis, known as co-occurring disorders in the common parlance, is…

Bring Your Health Back to Life by Breaking the Self-Sabotage Cycle

Self-sabotage has been dubbed 'the enemy within.' I agree. It's self-defeating behavior that we use to solve or cope with a problem that ends up causing new problems. Bigger headaches. Greater stress. More worry. Yikes! Often, we do not know we're sabotaging ourselves. We think we're doing what we need to do to get through…

Perceptions and Our Immune System

We live in a hypnotic world. This world out there is not for you to correct your perceptions. If you thought that way you would be terribly mistaken. The consumer world is there to exploit your hopes, fears and desires. It is there to distort your perceptions. It is for you as an individual to…