Turbulent times lead to strong emotions

Turbulent times lead to strong emotions

4 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...

Self Observation and ADHD
Self Observation and ADHD
2 years ago

One of the most detrimental approaches to evaluation and management of ADHD, especially in adults, is to have a fixed disease mode...

Intimacy, Sexuality and ADHD
Intimacy, Sexuality and ADHD
1 year ago

ADHD can have a significant impact on intimacy and sexuality in adults. Individuals with ADHD may experience difficulties in their sexual relationships, such as low libido,...

The Reluctant Psychiatrist
The Reluctant Psychiatrist
5 years ago

When I was a resident physician in training, I remember my excitement in mastering the principles of psychopharmacology. I was so eager to diagnose patients" problems and apply the right treatment....