I am taking a course through Coursera.org called "The Science of Well-Being". It is actually ‘the psychology of happiness’ and has been incredibly insightful and eye opening. I have a psych degree and take courses from time to time. This one I am auditing for free (I don't get a certificate of completion) but I … Continue reading What are your strengths?
Have you ever had something mentioned to you more than once in a day or within a few days? Did you hear this from more than one person? Was that particular thing mentioned a few times all around you? Chances are, you are meant to do or try that thing. Sometimes when we hear about … Continue reading Have you ever had something mentioned to you more than once in a day or within a few days? It’s a sign.
I received a great feeling of comfort today. After yesterday’s bug situation and me being in total “freak out” mode after both the bug situation and tons of shopping for the week (or longer); I received some comforting words from one of my clients via Instagram (and one through FB too). I think it was … Continue reading Signs of Survival, Peace & Healing
In these uncertain times, I find myself doing a lot of inner mental work. One thing I tell myself when I am feeling anxious, unsafe or having money issues is "I am safe". With everything going on around the world, I feel like this mantra or affirmation can benefit us all. Just visualizing your root … Continue reading Working With the Root Chakra – I Am Safe #Grounding #Safety
My experience living with OCD, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Agoraphobia with panic (and mild depression and PTSD) during the COVID-19 pandemic A handful of months ago I was diagnosed with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (commonly referred to as OCD). I didn’t know I had had it for over the last 25+ years. It wasn’t until I confided … Continue reading My experience living with OCD, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Agoraphobia with panic (and mild depression and PTSD) during the COVID-19 pandemic #covid19 #ocd #anxiety #mentalhealth
Feeling anger is normal. Try not to get sad because you are feeling normal feelings. It might be overwhelming or annoying if you feel you are being oversensitive or easily angered. But the questions would be: Have you always experienced anger this wayHave you always been oversensitive or easily angered?Is there a pattern to the … Continue reading How can you calm yourself from anger? I get so mad over the smallest things, I stress over it and I sometimes cry.
Originally Answered: How do I learn to meditate? What do I actually need to do to be able to shut off my mind and focus? · First, we cannot really “shut off the mind” because our brain is hardwired to think thoughts all the time. The goal wouldn’t be to shut off the mind but over time, … Continue reading How do I get started meditating, and what do I need to focus on?
Yes. I read an article in a magazine (I think it was Mindful Magazine) Let me see if I can recall what it was: Researchers took older adults (I think over 60 years old) and they brought them to a retreat. They put all kinds of pictures up around the room they were in, pictures … Continue reading Can you think yourself younger?
I would talk to a therapist about it and also consider something like a guided imagery that focuses on self compassion, self love and self image. Reference: https://www.quora.com/What-s-the-best-way-to-deal-with-self-loathing
I am INFJ and I have anxiety and agoraphobia with a little bit of depression. I am formally diagnosed. Reference: https://www.quora.com/As-an-INFJ-which-mental-problem-do-you-identify-with-most-even-if-you-were-never-formally-diagnosed