Turbulent times lead to strong emotions

Turbulent times lead to strong emotions

2 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...

How do I know if I have ADHD?
How do I know if I have ADHD?
3 years ago

One of the more challenging aspects of my my work as a psychiatrist is when patients with good intentions come in to the office with a self-diagnosis of ADHD.  They are completely convinced af...

Society Building and Mental Health
Society Building and Mental Health
1 month ago

We are all noticing that accomplishing proper mental health is not an individual task. The trends in society and the manipulation of segments of it have a direct correlation to our own individu...

Somatic Awareness Coaching Recommendation
Somatic Awareness Coaching Recommendation
1 year ago

Are you tired of reading self-help books about anxiety management that do not help? Have you been in therapy for years without any sustainable benefits? Are you afraid of dependence on psychiatric...