Death is one of those topics which often makes people uneasy. We are accustomed to discussing death in small doses, such as the time when we lose a loved one; even then, the crude reality that they are gone, only manages to get us to reflect on the old memories, for we fear looking at…… Continue reading The Philosophy of Death
Category: Self Help
Simple Techniques to Slow Down a Busy Mind
We live in a frenetic world, where multitasking has become the norm. What used to be the ability to accomplish more things than one, or to pay attention to more things than one, has become the equivalent of doing many things at robotic speed, but never quite as well as we would, if we were…… Continue reading Simple Techniques to Slow Down a Busy Mind
Breaking Free: Understanding Why We Shut Down
It is natural for all of us to experience times in which we may shut down and feel the need to withdraw from a situation, person or the world in general. However, what happens when we do this most of the time? Can it be more harmful than helpful? — The answers to these questions…… Continue reading Breaking Free: Understanding Why We Shut Down
Managing Obsessive Thoughts
What I am going to share here are just some tips to hopefully help you manage obsessive thinking. Keep in mind, this article is based on my personal experience; what works for me; and based on my studies…it is not meant to replace your therapeutic sessions nor any medication you may be taking. At some…… Continue reading Managing Obsessive Thoughts
Love as a Language: Origin, Meaning, Union.
Over time some words get used so frequently that often one tends to start to deviate from their origin; as such we start to misuse the word to fit the society of the time. The word LOVE is not impervious to these changes. We seem to think of love in a very different way than…… Continue reading Love as a Language: Origin, Meaning, Union.
This is a short story which holds in some way a reflection about life and our right to heal and to take chances. When our motivation is based on love, then we trust life will catch us….”Let me fall, if I do, the one I am becoming will catch me.” Breaking Through Alone I stand…… Continue reading Breaking Through
You Matter: Understanding Motivation in Relation to Cause and Effect.
Sometimes things happen in life which may make you question if the path you have chosen is the right path; after all, there are far easier paths to take if one is willing to fit in and stop soul searching and healing. Moments such as these, may make you revert to your old patterns of…… Continue reading You Matter: Understanding Motivation in Relation to Cause and Effect.
Do Not Let Doubt Control you: Relying on Your Inner Resources
When things get tough, it is often common to feel as if we are drowning in a sea of problems. Our vision becomes “tunnel vision” and we stop thinking rationally; even worst, we don’t see any way out. If you are on the path of self-transformation, then you have discovered that it is not an…… Continue reading Do Not Let Doubt Control you: Relying on Your Inner Resources
Dysfunctional Parental Attachment: Becoming Emotionally Independent
There is a deep unconscious belief that humans like animals, will grow, mature and become independent of our parents; however, although one may move out and become economically independent, unlike animals we tend to still hold on to the invisible psychological chord that attach us to our parents–the thread that binds us to our childhood runs…… Continue reading Dysfunctional Parental Attachment: Becoming Emotionally Independent
Anxiety & The Holidays
The Christmas holidays generate all kinds of feelings, joy and enthusiasm are the most common on these dates; however, there are other types of emotions which also arise during these dates: anxiety and depression are the most frequent. So, what happens when our emotions don’t fit into the usual category of joy? It may seem…… Continue reading Anxiety & The Holidays