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...

5 Steps to Survive Extremes of Political Discourse
5 Steps to Survive Extremes of Political Discourse
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Some might wonder why a psychiatrist would dare to comment on the current political climate and the unhealthy dialogue that is going on. The reality is that most people, including the patients that...

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

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