Turbulent times lead to strong emotions

Turbulent times lead to strong emotions

3 years 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...

What are the similarities between Borderline Personality traits and adult ADHD?
What are the similarities between Borderline Personality traits and adult ADHD?
1 year ago

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are two different conditions, but there are some similarities in their symptoms.<...

How can Integrative Holistic Medicine help me?
How can Integrative Holistic Medicine help me?
4 years ago

When a physician claims a holistic/ integrative approach to medical care, she usually faces either admiration or incredulity and disgust. I can attest to that from personal experience and my additi...

The Complex World of Psychiatric Diagnoses and Treatment: Why They Aren't "One Size Fits All"
The Complex World of Psychiatric Diagnoses and Treatment: Why They Aren't "One Size Fits All"
3 months ago

As a psychiatrist, I am well aware that the world of mental health is often far more complex than other medical disciplines. Psychiatric diagnoses and treatments can't always be treated like...