Turbulent times lead to strong emotions

Turbulent times lead to strong emotions

1 year ago

It's okay to feel anxious, sad and restless these days! It might point you to some corners of your mind and psyche that need working on. If you are a human anywhere on this planet you feel the unsettled feelings rising from the pandemic, racial injustice, economic disparity, fear of societal disorder, and dysfunctional leadership. All these are also encoded in our epigenetics through our collective evolution. I do believe the strong emotions we are feeling have some roots in our biological awakening of the encoded fears from the recent and remote past. The hope is that we are not passive victims to our biology.  It takes effort, dialogue, forgiveness, social adjustments, and deep self evaluation to overcome these barriers. If the level of anxiety and depression is rising to unacceptable levels or danger signs of inability to care for oneself emerge, then seeking professional help is in order. A comprehensive biopsychosocial and spiritual check up is what we all need now...

Ketamine as an Antidepressant
Ketamine as an Antidepressant
3 years ago

The FDA's approval of esketamine (which is a derivative of the anesthetic drug ketamine) for treatment of depression has been hailed as a ‘game changer’ in the treatment of major de...

I Think I Have ADHD: Adult Symptom & Diagnosis Guide
I Think I Have ADHD: Adult Symptom & Diagnosis Guide
1 year ago

Could you have adult ADHD? If you suspect that your lifelong struggles with memory, focus, or friendships may actually trace back to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD or ADD), this sli...

ADHD and anger, strategies for management
ADHD and anger, strategies for management
3 years ago

Low frustration tolerance is a hallmark of the ADHD sufferers. The scenario goes something like this: You are trying to focus on completing your expense report, and the guy from the next cubicle in...