“You are so good. So good. You’re always feeling so much. And sometimes it feels like you’re gonna bust wide open from all the feeling, doesn’t it? People like you are the best in the world, but you sure do suffer for it.” — Silas House.
Or something about Freud and his followers… Most people remember Freud from his teachings on childhood “psychosexual stages,” unconscious conflict based on sexual and aggressive urges, and his infamous terms “penis envy” and “Oedipal Complex.” Most of it’s controversial, right? Maybe, but it turns out there’s more to Freud than penis envy and the Oedipal […]
You’re trying to escape an addiction. That could be food, drugs, alcohol, gambling, or smoking. One of the biggest challenges you’re dealing with, especially at the beginning of your recovery, could be those urges to “feed” the addiction. You’re bound to have cravings. It happens to all recovering addicts, and it isn’t easy. But remember, […]
An article by Kim Rosenthal, MD. So you’re sitting in a meeting, distracted by the sound of your colleague’s shoe tap-tapping at the ground. It’s too much. Sensory overload. You’re ready to jump up and go for a run, or a fast walk at least, anything to get out of this room and away from […]
Pain is a powerful enemy, but don’t let it dominate your life. Here’s a four-step process to help you take back control.
Psychiatric disorders are medical conditions that affect a person’s mind and mood. Below you’ll find a list of mental health problems in alphabetical order. * Please keep in mind that only a mental health care professional can make a diagnosis. A Acute Stress Disorder Addiction: FAQ Addiction: Drugs People Use Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Alzheimer’s: […]
“I believe that words are strong, that they can overwhelm when what we fear seems more awful than life is good.” –Andrew Solomon, The Noonday Demon Writing as a weapon Depression is an evil companion. It challenges us with a duel to the death but takes away the very weapons we need to fight back: […]
Start every day with a smile and get it over with. W.C. Fields Feeling under the weather? You might want to try a chuckle or two. Recent studies show that laughter cures everything. Maybe not quite everything, but it sure is healthy. Laughter increases the release of endorphins in our bodies, helping us feel warm […]