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download (15)Every week I meet hundreds of remarkable people. Many know they are remarkable, some the world knows are remarkable, but unfortunately most don't yet know that the have potential to be remarkable.

Each of us has the opportunity and ability to live fulfilled, passionate lives. Inside us is the potential for achieving success, success as defined and created by our own initiative, interest, intellect, and action.

A personal coach can help you define and achieve the life you desire. Through reflection, provocation, guidance, and accountability your coach can help you become the remarkable person you are destined to become.

If you have demons shouting scripts into your ears, from inside your head, this isn't meant as a substitute for therapy or medication. The suggestions here are meant to augment your existing regimen and are meant to make you uncomfortable. From the depths of depression or despair, self-pity rises up and attempts to drag you down. The surest defense against overwhelming and melancholy is to be of service to others. Having a purpose, other than yourself, is a motivation to get up and get on with your day.

All of life is series of small steps, small steps, side steps, a bigger step, a backward stumble and dozens of more smaller steps until you arrive at the destination - joy.

Ask yourself - " when I think of someone who could use my help, what name jumps out?". Be honest, you got a flash, an answer that intuition and karma are calling you towards. Accept that name and ask a second question." what is the least I can do to be of service to them?" Today's least might be too big a step to undertake but by breaking the task into bite size pieces you won't bite off more than you can chew.

Imagine that you heard Tom as an answer to the first question and invite him for Sunday dinner was the action. If you are overwhelmed by the thought of planning, preparing, serving and entertaining for a big dinner there may still be a way to be of service and build towards a dinner in a couple of months.

Can you do some baking; everyone has favorite cookies and then call Tom and make a delivery. In this scenario you control the situation and timeline, you reduce the effort but you still add value to someone you is waiting for your assistance (even if they don't know it is you). The act of thinking about someone else, considering their circumstances, pressing forward and finding a way to make a difference and then acting on it is life fulfilling. You are a better person for your action, you will feel better (not perfect) and Tom will have a glimmer of hope in every delicious morsel.

Baking isn't the solution to all problems (it just seems like it should be) and when you answer the who and how questions you will likely end up with a different approach. The process of making it bite size is successful when you are honest with yourself.

Write the preferred goal (what you imagined was your call) on the left hand side of a page - Feed Tom Sunday Dinner. On the left side write, honestly where you are today (your current state) Feeling Overwhelmed. Between the two columns begin creating a list of steps that will get you from today to the preferred future. Bake, call Tom, buy lunch, have coffee, arrange a date, grocery shopping, plan a meal, find recipes, prepare food, clean house, purchase wine... As your list grows pick a couple that you 'feel' you could begin with. Lets use Call Tom and Bake. Place Call Tom of the right side of the paper and your current state ( feeling unprepared) on the right. What are the steps in between? Look up Tom's number, think about what I want to say, write some notes for the conversation, pick a time, dial the phone, let him know you care...

The process can continue creating a micro plans that will be the first step to your today's action.

As I am sure you recognize this s an ongoing wash, rinse, repeat pattern that can be applied to almost all areas of your life.

The two takeaways - think of someone else and act to serve them.

Breathe and Be Better,

 

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download (16)Searching for a right therapist is like searching for the right pair of jeans. It can get frustrating and tiring, but when you finally do, the discovery is more than worth it. It doesn't matter what modality your therapist uses, be it counseling, psychotherapy, expressive therapy, hypnotherapy or assessments, you need to find someone whom you can trust, someone with whom you are comfortable enough to share your feelings and deepest thoughts.

It is important to build a strong therapeutic relationship with your therapist. Sometimes, the bond is the most important factor. Here are some sample questions you can ask yourself before actually engaging fully in a therapist:

• Does the therapist really understand you?
• Does the therapist really care about you and your problems?
• Does the therapist accept you unconditionally?
• Does the therapist listen to you and give you full attention?
• Is the therapist judging or biased?
• Do you feel comfortable and safe with this therapist?
• Can you be honest with the therapist and not hide any information from him/her?

People skills are definitely a must in psychology and mental health. However you also need to check the background of the therapist before you start sharing your secrets with him/ her. Below are some vital points you need to be aware about:

• Experience: Paper qualifications are important, so are years of experience and practical work. Search for a therapist who has experience working with clients who has the same issues as yours. Eg: a therapist who specializes in phobias will have loads of other case studies and can definitely assist you better.
• Be aware of treatment plans: Ask your therapist what he/ she is planning to do with you. You are entitled to know the treatment styles. Most therapists use a variety of treatment options which could also lengthen the whole procedure.

 

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download (14)The Question whether nutrition or stress is the most important factor in health has long been in dispute. However, both are most important, so it doesn't matter.

Some people get away with poor diet if they are easy going, while others may survive the effects of stress through good diet. Others, who are not so fortunate in either case will suffer. If poor diet and stress are a dominant factor in their live, this will undoubtedly be a recipe for disaster.

On the other hand, if we get the diet right and are able to cope with stress, we are certain to thrive. If the other two key factors: regular exercise and minimizing exposure to chemicals are covered, we have the formula for excellent health.

Men and women who have never married die at younger ages than their married equivalents, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Single men between 25 and 64 years of age were approximately three times more likely to die than married men in the same age group, while single women in the 25 to 64 age group were approximately two-and-a-half times more likely to die than their married counterparts.
The higher rates of death were due to cancer, heart and other artery diseases, respiratory and digestive system diseases, car accidents, suicide and drugs.

Similarly, a recent seven year Swedish study found that middle-aged men who have recently endured high levels of emotional stress and have no-one to turn to for emotional support are three times as likely to die within several years as those who have ample supporting relationships.

So being single is a health hazard! Quips aside, there is considerable evidence to confirm this conclusion.

A Swedish study of 1,000 men, followed up from 50 to 70 years of age, found that one of the most important factors protecting them from disease and death, even after allowing for lifestyle factors like saturated fat r smoking, is the number outside of people that live under one roof! The more people you live with, the safer you are.
That's why the family network is so important.

The second important factor is the amount of social contact that people have outside the home. In other words, the number of people in our lives is likely to be of major significance in our well being and survival.

Dr Dean Ornish of the University of California, made the observation of people with heart disease that, "underneath their differences they felt a sense of isolation from parts of themselves and their own feelings, isolation from other people and isolation from a higher force, whatever that meant to them."]

Dr Robert Buist in 'The Cholesterol Myth', adds: "Ornish's support groups quickly focussed on the concept that anything that promotes intimacy and communication is healing, while isolation, alienation and loneliness are probably among the great predictors of heart disease."

If we are not fortunate enough to be part of a big family, we can keep regular contact with friends and relatives. Or in the absence of those, we can join a social group or sporting club.

And when we look at the bright side of employment, instead of whingeing and moaning about having to go to work as we sometimes do, we can appreciate the fact that the emotional support of being part of a team may be second only to the family in satisfying a major need that keeps us alive and well.

In conclusion we can say that the most harmful kind of stress for most people is that associated with social isolation, alienation and loneliness.

So let us never take our relationships for granted. Friendships require nurturing, and the effort required will bring us abundant rewards.

 

Your conscience is lazy because it is underdeveloped and one-sided. God couldn't completely develop it without your participation because you have to think by yourself. He developed one and a half psychological function from the four psychological functions available to you (thoughts, feelings, sensations, and intuition) according to human standards.

However, the biggest part of your brain is occupied by your satanic anti-conscience, which doesn't let you evolve. This primitive conscience is still working in your brain. It doesn't want to evolve and change its behavior and it keeps influencing your mind and behavior.

Your anti-conscience is a demon and it wants to live in terror. This is why it generates terrible mental illnesses within your conscience, which make you become cruel and more absurd.

This means that the development of your conscience is a big challenge. You have to learn a lot more, while you also have to combat the misleading thoughts sent to your conscience by your anti-conscience.

You also have to combat the misleading impositions of the commercial world and understand that sound mental health and wisdom are more important than money.

God shows you in your dreams and in your religion that you have to become a superior human being instead of having a sinful behavior. You theoretically agree with God, believing that you would really feel better if you were a better person, but into practice you don't want to change your behavior.

You believe that you have to be selfish and think about your interests. You want to satisfy your ego. You want to be powerful. You want to be admired and envied.

You merely pretend to be honest and care about everyone else's wellbeing.

Your idiotic attitude doesn't let you understand that it would really be much better for you if you would do exactly what God shows you in your dreams and in your religion.

Even if you will live like a king or a queen, your underdeveloped conscience will remain in the same low conscious level. Your spirit will remain evil.

You will never understand the importance of sanctity.

In order to attain higher consciousness you must purify your spirit. You will never find authentic happiness without goodness and wisdom.

On the other hand, you will never stop being exposed to craziness and terror if you will think based on the absurdity of your anti-conscience.

You depend on sanctity in order to stop being a demon and attain a higher level of consciousness. Therefore, nothing can be better for you than attaining sanctity and spiritual perfection.

The material pleasures you can have don't help you evolve. The false information of the world misleads you with false promises because you are everyone's customer. You must pay attention to your dangerous reality and respect God's wisdom in order to avoid being imprisoned into the labyrinth of craziness.

The development of your conscience depends on the cultivation of goodness in your heart. You must combat mental illnesses by having the right attitude instead of doing what your absurd anti-conscience is imposing to your conscience, and instead of repeating the known mistakes of your one-sided conscience.

The right attitude is the peaceful and wise attitude that God shows you in your dreams.

You have to become a hero rather than being a lazy coward. This is the only way through which you can become a mentally healthy human being and completely develop your conscience.

You have to obey God's guidance in your dreams because you are ignorant and there are too many problems in your dangerous reality that you cannot see with the knowledge you have.

Fortunately, today you can understand God's guidance in your dreams thanks to my simplifications. So, you can do what is necessary in order to completely eliminate your anti-conscience and become a superior human being.

You will become a mentally healthy individual, even if today you have a severe mental illness. God's treatment makes miracles because God is very patient and He gives you too many explanations and lessons in your dreams.

At a certain point He manages to convince you to do what is necessary in order to solve your problems and become a better person. At that point you finally evolve, and you are able to attain a higher level of consciousness and understand the importance of sanctity. You change your behavior. You become calm, patient, humble, sincere, and generous.

God's mental health treatment in your dreams helps you surpass your historical time and also many other historical times of the future. Thanks to this alternative, you can attain a higher level of consciousness even though you belong to the barbarous modern civilization, which is as cruel as all the barbarous civilizations of our long history.

Christina Sponias continued Carl Jung's research into the human psyche, discovering the cure for all mental illnesses, and simplifying the scientific method of dream interpretation that teaches you how to exactly translate the meaning of your dreams, so that you can find health, wisdom and happiness.

 

PTSD patients report that sometimes they are suffering from uncontrollable anxiety, sleepless nights, and unrealistic dreams by nature. This can lead to short-term memory loss, which may cause long lasting psychological issues. It is recommended to treat the victim as early as possible in order to avoid complications. When it is confirmed that the affected person is behaving in a dangerous way, it is important to address the issue so the victim will no longer be affected by the traumatic event.

Diagnosing PTSD

The first step is to make an appointment with a medical expert who can diagnose the problem thoughtfully and determine the patient's state of mind. The practitioner will understand the symptoms and will decide the course of action effectively.

There are situations where the symptoms can go unnoticed for several weeks or even months. Also there are circumstances where the victim has recovered within 6 months, meaning that there is a lot of variance that comes with handling PTSD.

Steps to Take to Help Someone with PTSD

When a friend or family member has PTSD, there are a few ways to help. Primarily, it is important to express love for the person affected and show them the good things in life in some way or another. Sometimes it is useful to talk to this person directly about the problem. Depending on the severity of the condition, it may be possible to relieve them of stress through conversation. Otherwise, talking to the victim as if he or she did not have PTSD is an effective way to help the victim maintain his or her sanity. Supportive behavior like this can sometimes be enough to help a sufferer return to a healthy mental state. Positive energy is also important, although do not overdo things if the resulting effect is negative. Recommending certain relaxation techniques like meditation and yoga are also possible strategies when dealing with a PTSD victim.

If money shortages occur when trying to pay for medical expenses, start a fundraising campaign by spreading awareness about the effects of PTSD.

In order to help the victim assimilate a normal life again, conduct family reunions, neighborhood gatherings, or club conferences so as to show love and affection through many other people. It is important to note, however, that this could backfire if it reminds the afflicted individual about any events from their past that could possibly contribute to the current problem.

Finally, show support or spread awareness using printed shirts, caps, events, campaigns, and so on. In recent times, people have started using a unique tool to for spreading awareness: silicone wristbands. These are highly durable, long lasting, and suitable for people of all ages. Silicone Wristbands, especially those sold online, are available in various colors, sizes, and designs and are customizable. The main advantage of using wristbands in order to raise awareness and show support for PTSD victims is that messages can be spread to the public with ease. Using printed messages like "SUPPORT PTSD VICTIMS", "HELP OUR PTSD FRIENDS", and "SHOW PEACE AND HARMONY" allows the general public to learn more about the cause. Since wristbands are customizable accessories - pick a style that complements the message or anything that is appealing. Various styles and designs include embossed, debossed, dual layer, multicolored, and swirled.

Living with PTSD isn't easy. Support those who are affected by PTSD and show them the beauty in life that they're missing. They will appreciate it and you might possibly save a life.

 

These days, a big part of any author's job is the sales and marketing of their books. Not only do you have to pen an interesting and relevant literary work of art, but you also have to be equipped to peddle it on social media sites, and pitch it to more traditional media vendors such as radio, magazines, and TV. In short, you have to be willing to sell yourself. For me, because I was trained as a counselor where self-promotion is discouraged, even frowned upon by academia, it's a concept I've resisted. It's felt ingenious and even unprofessional to "toot my own horn." Especially about such a sensitive and personal subject-my own daughter's suicide. But the reality of the competitive book publishing business is that books don't sell themselves, so self-promotion is a necessary evil.

As I talk with people who are suicide survivors across the US and even in other countries, I'm astounded by how many people tell me their own stories of how their life was forever altered by the suicide of a child, a loved one, or a friend. Recently I was invited to be the monthly featured blog story for an international suicide prevention organization. The editor of their blog had lost her son to suicide just a few years ago. She began by graciously acknowledging my loss, offering her condolences, and expressing her admiration of my work for suicide prevention. Of course, I responded in kind, because there's just no way you can fail to say you're sorry when someone has lost a child in this brutal way. When you're a member of this special club, the Suicide Club, there is a certain formality that has to be observed before you can rush into business. All the members greet each other in much the same way. It's because death by suicide evokes a special kind of terror and sadness in everyone. We take a second and bow our heads to acknowledge the life-altering devastation. Kind of like when you say the pledge of allegiance-it's a small sacred moment when you stop the business of your everyday life to remove your hat, quieting your heart in memorial. We become reverent when we hear about suicide because even on our worst days, even when we're cursing our lives, somewhere deep inside we know that life is sacred and deserves respect. It touches a very fundamental, instinctual law that we all know we're not to cross, and most of us cannot imagine taking our own lives, or God forbid, one of our children dying in this horrible way. It's a reprehensible thought, is it not?

There's a few things that the members of the Suicide Club would like you to know. First, it's okay to talk about it with us. Everyday, very hour, and when we're first going through it-every single minute, we are thinking about our lost loved one. It's like the elephant in the room. So please, invite us to talk about it. We know the elephant is there, and if we're not up to talking about it, we'll let you know. Most days, we'd prefer to be given the chance to be understood and acknowledged by another human being who understands. Sometimes just a hug will suffice. Second, it's not our fault. Research shows that nearly 90% of suicide completers had mental illnesses such as depression that drove them to it. We know it wasn't our fault-most of us did everything we knew to do at the time. And if we are blaming ourselves because we weren't perfect, part of our process of healing is forgiving ourselves, and we will eventually get there. Thirdly and lastly, and most importantly, this is going to change us forever. We will never be the same person we once were, so don't expect us to be. It will change us-and our lives will look a lot different after than before. Some changes will be for the worse (my partner tells me I don't laugh as easily anymore), and some will be for the better (I'm now very tuned-in to others' pain). Just remember that what we went through didn't make us too fragile to be talk about it, and it doesn't mean we're guilty. It means we looked soberly into the face of death. Once you have looked there... your soul needs time to rearrange itself. It needs long periods of silence and aloneness, it needs times of throwing rocks and shouting at God (without feeling bad about it), and it needs to scream inside until you finally go hoarse. All that could take quite awhile. So if you're not a member of The Suicide Club, please, be patient with those of us who are.

If you are a member of this dreadful club, I take my hat off to you, and bow my head in reverence for you. I embrace you, and tell you from the bottom of my broken mother's heart to yours: I know you did all you could, I know you did. And those of us who are suicide survivors... we understand what you're going through-we really do.

 

Inferiority and superiority complexes are both psychological phenomenon with long-lasting feelings of unworthiness and noteworthiness which resulted from early lack of social adaptation and emotional adjustment. These feelings cannot be detected during the early stage but are usually apparent in one's character, gestures, posture and thinking.

In fact, superiority complex is a psychological defense mechanism of a person who wants to be exceptional just to counter or conceal his or her feelings of inferiority.

It is one of the ways in which a person with an inferiority complex may use as an escape from a dilemma by considering himself or herself as superior even if he or she is not.

Superiority complex is visible in the attitude, character and the opinion of a person about himself/herself. It is misled by haughtiness, arrogance, pride, zest, arrogance, bragging, overbearing behavior, a proneness for hunting mistakes and faults in others and many more.

On the contrary, inferiority complex is a lack of self-worth and a feeling of uncertainty, for not measuring up to standards. It is often subconscious but is developed through a combination of genetic personality characteristics and personal experiences. It occurs when the feelings of inferiority are accentuated in the individual through discouragement or failure. Those who are at risk for developing a complex include people who show signs of low self-esteem or self-worth, have low socioeconomic status, or have a history of depression symptoms.

When an inferiority complex is in full effect, it affects the performance of the individual as well as impact to the individual's self-esteem. Unconscious psychological and emotional processes can disturb the child's cognitive learning, and negatively charged feeling-toned memory associations can thwart the learning process.

It dominates the psychical life and is characterized by the feeling of imperfection and lack of achievement in reaching personal goals. The inferiority feeling is only normal when people face extreme life situations. This behavior is caused by the lack of self-esteem and belief in his/her own forces. The inferiority complex causes shyness, pessimism, anxiety or lack of communication.

Emotional manifestations like rage, revenge drive, sorrow, enthusiasm, manifested in inadequate situations, the incapacity of listening or looking into the eyes of someone else, changing the topic of conversation towards his/her own person, are all signs of an inferiority complex evolving towards a superiority complex.

These sentiments are triggered by a lack of social communication or mistakes that the parents made out of love for their kids. Strange as it might sound, the inferiority tendency can be used in a positive way. It can motivate us to solve problems and issues. The superiority bias does not affect those around us; just maintains our high self-esteem.

If our kids are suffering this type of complicated behavior, it is our responsibility as parents, to help them. We are their only hope to understand them. We cannot rely on other people. We cannot even trust the teachers of our kids because they often misjudge this behavior as offensive.

But if we constantly criticize our kids for not living our standards, it won't help them. Even if we do everything for them; it won't resolve the problem; rather we let them develop the inability to overcome the problems of life without our assistance.

So, if we want our kids to get rid of inferiority complex, we need to address the real problem and we will be on the right track in building their self-confidence.

I write this article because it seems that my son has an inferiority complex. He is often misunderstood in school because he keeps on doing things that are undesirable even if he is only eight years. I realize that scolding won't help. It worsens the problem. Better try to use reverse psychology. This article might help you too.

 

Numerous factors, big or small, in the world may cause a person to feel stressed out. It is not a new term to come across. We as human beings often come across a stressful situation, such as a relationship issue, or death of a dear one. And it is completely normal, until and unless it allows you to carry out all your daily tasks as you normally would.

What is Stress?

Stress is nothing but how we react to different situations. While some people may remain calm, some others may get panicked and stressed due to a normal traffic, or maybe due to work pressure at job. Stress, if severe, can be problematic. You tend to adversely affect your physical health or feel dog-tired. Or you may fail to concentrate on simple things.

Nevertheless, your body has a "fight-or-flight" response to such stressful situations. During this process, your body releases some hormones post receiving signals from your brain to boost your potential for responding to a possible threat. But, due to stress having become a common issue, this "fight-or-flight" response process goes recurring. This is where stress management is required, since it provides you with a sea of tools to fight your stress.

Make stress management your goal that you constantly want to achieve. And do not forget to analyze your stress level from time to time. Thereafter, move on to determine what causes you to stress out.

Tips to Manage Stress

1. Notice how you feel - No two people will experience stress in exactly the same manner. Notice how you behave or think when you stress and when you do not.

2. Understand the source - Pay attention to what is the triggering factor of your stress. This factor can be anything, including your relationship with your partner or spouse, your kids, your job, your financial issue, or anything else that matters to you in some way or the other.

3. Understand your way to deal with stress - Try and identify if you go unhealthy when you go stressed out. Maybe you start eating more than enough when you feel uneasy and strained. Analyze if it is your regular or pertain to a specific situation only.

4. Ask for help - Choose from keeping your stress to yourself and continuing to stress or sharing it with friends and family and feeling a bit relaxed. But trust me, the latter will help you cope better with a stressful situation as compared to the former, in which case you would need to consult a professional psychologist.

5. Keep physically active - Forget not making any physical movements at all. Physical exercise of any kind is a great stress reliever. Since, the feel-good endorphins get a boost and bring an enhancement in your overall well-being.

6. Laugh more - Laughter is the best medicine. Definitely, each of your illnesses is not treatable alone by your laughter. But, it certainly helps you feel better. You feel lighter mentally. So, find humor in everything you see or experience.

7. Sleep enough - Take a proper sleep every night i.e. around 7-8 hours. When you sleep well, you feel well, and you react well.

8. Remind yourself - "I am special" - Don't forget to eat well and drink lots of water every day. Go for a walk, listen to music, and dance to your favorite number. Be happy. Take a break from work. Enjoy yourself. Half of your problems will disappear.

To conclude, stress may be related to a positive or a negative situation. Make sure you gauge your stress level keeping in mind both the aspects. Not suddenly, but gradually, you will learn to manage your stress in the safest and most effective manner.

Here are the best tips accumulated by Sakshi to help you manage your stress.

 

However, when children become victims of mental instabilities, things might seem to fall apart. But it is all about getting the grip and helping the child with the right treatment and support. The mental problems in a child can sprout due to several reasons, of which some can be beyond general anticipation. It is a well-known fact that mental illnesses are common in a child as well.

Some reasons behind their mental problems can be deciphered easily, while it can be tough to decode some others. Here are some not so prevalent causes that may trigger mental illness in a child:

    1. Air pollution: According to the World Health Organization (WHO), air pollution is the world's greatest environmental health risk, linked to one in eight of the total global deaths. But when it comes to air pollution, people generally connect it to respiratory problems, like coughing, wheezing, asthma, etc. A 2016 study by the Umeå University in Sweden revealed that there is a strong link between polluted air and the rise in kids' mental health problems. In fact, they found that the children who stayed in highly polluted areas were most likely to take prescribed medications associated with long-term mental problems.

 

    1. Weather worries: Worrying constantly about weather can cause mental problems, like phobia and stress. According to Stephen Whiteside, a psychologist and anxiety prevention expert at the Mayo Clinic Children's Center in Rochester, being anxious due to severe weather conditions is normal. However, some children develop storm phobias that affect their day-to-day lives. He added that constantly worrying about the weather makes it difficult for such kids to concentrate in schools. Moreover, there have been instances when children routinely check the weather forecasts and are afraid to leave the house.

 

    1. Spanking: Spanking is seen as a common method to discipline a child. However, a 2016 study by the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Michigan confirmed that spanking might increase the risks of mental health disorders, cognitive impairment, aggression and anti-social behavior in children. Spanking, in fact, might cause long-term mental problems that greatly overshadow the short-term behavioral obedience.

 

    1. Threatening parents: Parents who yell and threaten their children can trigger depression and other disruptive disorders in them. A 2010 study done by Bowling Green State University, Ohio, revealed that verbal hostility can put the children at greater risks of developing mental problems. As Peggy O'Mara, renowned editor and publisher said, "The way we talk to our children becomes their inner voice."

 

  1. Cyberbullying: Physical bullying definitely causes a negative effect on a child's mind. But with more time spent on social media, children now become victims of cyberbullying too. The Huffington Post website states that since cyberbullying takes place in a virtual space without any physical contact, the agony experienced by a child can be double than normal. Since the child is powerless to take any real-time measures to stop such a harassment, he/she feels more tormented and mentally distressed.

Seeking treatment to cure a child's mental problems

As Magic Johnson, retired basketball player, said, "All kids need is a little help, a little hope, and someone who believes in them." A little support from the parents, teachers, friends and well-wishers can help them fight the challenges and secure a sound mind.

 

Sigmund Freud gave us the first image of the subconscious mind, showing us that it hides our secret sexual desires and our selfishness. It also keeps a record of the traumatic experiences we have.

Carl Jung believed that we have an unconscious mind, able to think, feel, and sense in a different way, and make different conclusions. So, he believed that the unconscious mind was a part of our psyche, and not an extraterrestrial being.

He also noticed the existence of a collective unconscious mind, which he believed to be formed by various human experiences in our history. He verified that the collective unconscious mind produces our dreams and he started analyzing the meaning of these images for various different civilizations of the world, in various different historical times.

He understood that he had to be able to decipher the meaning of these images for humanity in order to understand the meaning they had for the collective unconscious mind; the dream producer. This was how he began his research.

He was influenced by the mindset of his historical time, even though he also had a very different behavior in comparison to the behavior of the scientific community of his historical time. His research was not only restricted to the scientific field.

In the end he concluded that the unconscious mind was God's mind, but he believed that God was also evil, besides being saintly. This is why he attributed the formation of mental illnesses to the unconscious mind, even though he saw that the unconscious mind worked like a doctor.

This was a contradiction that he believed to be possible. He was influenced by Nietzsche's ideas about the possibility of the existence of a reality beyond good and evil, while this was an absurd assumption.

Whatever is evil is poison for our brain and our lives. We must be only good in order to find peace.

I had to correct Jung's mistakes when I continued his research by precisely obeying God's guidance in my dreams. I concluded that the human conscience was idiotic and absurd and therefore, our own conscience was responsible for the formation of mental illnesses.

I concluded that the unconscious mind was only wise and saintly, especially when I translated the two symbolic meanings of the literary book I had written when I was a teen, according to Carl Jung's method of dream interpretation.

I concluded that our idiotic and absurd conscience must obey the wise unconscious mind instead of making mistakes and losing consciousness.

My obedience to God's guidance helped me discover the existence of a satanic primitive conscience in the human brain that generates mental illnesses within our conscience, and is more absurd than our one-sided conscience, which is underdeveloped and makes many logical and behavioral mistakes.

This is why everyone is affected by mental health problems, and this is why we live in a crazy world characterized by terror, violence, immorality, hypocrisy, and greed.

The therapeutic power of the intelligent messages we have in our dreams prove that they are not produced by our brain, since our brain is absurd.

You may be surprised with this statement, but the fact that we seem to be balanced in our work or during various social occasions doesn't mean that we are mentally healthy. We simply pretend to be reasonable, while we are mainly absurd, especially when we are alone.

The unconscious mind doesn't belong to the human brain. It is an extraterrestrial being, since God doesn't belong to our planet. So, there is another dimension behind dreams.

God created our planet in order to transform demons into human beings who would then be able to attain sanctity.

We are demons because we think like demons, since the biggest part of our brain is occupied by our satanic anti-conscience. We also are human beings because God transformed a part of our brain into a human conscience. We can also think like human beings, but your conscience is absurd and evil too because it is one-sided. It cannot be completely developed without our participation in this process.

We tend to listen to Satan, since it is stronger in our psyche. However, our conscience must listen to God and respect His rules in order to find sound mental health and peace.

Your dreams give you this vision. Now that I discovered the existence of the anti-conscience the dream messages are very clear and everyone follows the necessary process of transformation in a shorter period of time.

This means that you have scientific proof of the existence of God and Satan, and you can understand how to stop being in the bad situation you are by following the guidance you have in your dreams.

The fact that you are so absurd is very bad, but the fact that you can become a brilliant human being after eliminating your satanic anti-conscience is an alternative that will help you solve all your problems based on God's wisdom, and not based on your suppositions.

Christina Sponias continued Carl Jung's research into the human psyche, discovering the cure for all mental illnesses, and simplifying the scientific method of dream interpretation that teaches you how to exactly translate the meaning of your dreams, so that you can find health, wisdom and happiness.

 

Stress and foul mood can be detrimental to one's health and reduce one's life expectancy. Now, scientists have identified the genes responsible for reducing the life expectancy of individuals who are always under stress and do not have a happy disposition.

The study, recently published in the Molecular Psychiatry, revealed the genetic reason of this poorly understood phenomenon. Mood and stress are known to shorten the lifespan. The researchers of the study have also identified the genes responsible for it.

The researchers of the Indiana University School of Medicine and the Scripps Research Institute, CA, undertook a multi-faceted project, researching on the genetic premises of premature aging in the presence of stress and psychiatric illness.

The researchers used human respondents and a particular worm called Caenorhabditis Elegans - the most studied worm on the earth - for their research. The researchers identified a range of genes that seem to control the impact of mood and stress responses on the longevity of an organism. The reason why the researchers chose C. Elegans is that one of the co-authors, Michael Petrascheck, Ph.D., found that when the worm was exposed to an antidepressant Mianserin, it lived longer. The latest study was based on this prior knowledge.

"We were looking for genes that might be at the interface between mood, stress, and longevity. We have found a series of genes involved in mood disorders and stress disorders which also seem to be involved in longevity," said the lead author of the study, Dr. Alexander B. Niculescu III.

Gene ANK3's key role in reducing life expectancy

The researchers zeroed in on a particular gene called ANK3 that appeared to play a key role in the process. It is a protein called Ankyrin-G which is involved in certain types of synaptic transmission between neurons. Ankyrin-G was also found to be associated with bipolar disorder, autism and schizophrenia. This gene is a vital link for unearthing the association between emotional responses and premature aging.

The researchers found that these genes changed their rates of expression with age. The genes showed a significant shift in expression in people who experienced stress or mood disorders, and also in people who had committed suicide. This shift or change is normally associated with shorter lifespan and premature aging.

Modus operandi

The researchers did a thorough research to study the role of genes in altering the mood, stress and lifespan.

  • They first investigated the genetic changes Mianserin made to C. Elegans that affected 231 genes, which were then compared to the human genome. They found at least 347 corresponding genes in humans.
  • The researchers then compared these 347 genes with the genomes of 3,577 older adults and found that 134 of them overlapped with depressive symptoms in humans.
  • They then studied the C. Elegans and tested them under the effects of Mianserin and oxidative stress. ANK3 is set to increase with age and the drug keeps these levels down. However, they found that Mianserin needs at least some ANK3 to provide its life-extending effects.
  • While studying 700 blood samples from psychiatric patients and people who had committed suicide, the researchers found higher levels of ANK3 in older patients and those who had committed suicide.
  • They collected a panel of biomarkers by adding some of the other high-scoring genes from Niculescu lab's Convergent Functional Genomics investigation. As a group, they gave an even stronger result than ANK3 on its own. The correlation was stronger for the suicide group.

Link between genes and longevity

It was revealed that the genes that overlapped most with mood- and stress-modulated longevity are associated with mitochondrial dysfunction. And mitochondrial dysfunction and aging are closely linked, according to the researchers.

 

We receive the psychotherapy we need in our dreams because while we sleep God can send His messages to our conscience without dealing with the interferences of our terrible anti-conscience, and without dealing with the interferences of the outside world.

However, we don't want to change our behavior.

We want to keep acting the way we always do because we are influenced by our anti-conscience. We don't want to understand our mistakes. We simply want to be able to go through our day.

We don't want to believe in life after death or care about the purification of our spirit. We don't want to understand that our lives have a deeper meaning.

We don't want to understand that we have to cure our psychological wounds and stop having negative reactions. We want to get rid of the negative symptoms of a mental disorder without curing the main reason why we have psychological problems.

When we take pills with the intention to stop having the symptoms caused by a mental disorder without curing our mental health problem, we avoid curing our wounds. We try to eliminate the alarms sent by our organism, without solving the psychological problems that formed the mental disorder.

Many people want to believe in the illusion presented by the idea to eliminate undesired symptoms with pills, without curing their psyche. However, psychotherapy is indispensable for everyone.

Nobody wants to change their behavior, and nobody wants to stop thinking the way they do. This is why everyone needs psychotherapy in order to stop having a negative attitude.

God sends numerous dreams to our conscience in order to convince us to follow His guidance because He knows that we don't want to change our behavior and abandon our erroneous ideas.

We believe that we can find better solutions for our problems with our stupid thoughts because we don't want to make any effort to change our behavior and stop thinking the way we do, and because we don't know how absurd and evil we are.

God must be very patient with us. Besides being ignorant, stupid, absurd, and evil, we also are arrogant and proud, as if we were geniuses.

Therefore, if you want to safely solve your psychological problems and your social problems as well, since your life always is related to many other people, you have to respect your doctor's wisdom.

You have to be humble and admit your mistakes in order to become a true genius when you will stop making ridiculous mistakes, and you will attain a higher level of consciousness.

God knows what you have to do in order to stop having mental health problems, and become a mentally healthy and self-confident human being.

Your psychological problems will disappear when you will transform your personality through dream translation and you will become a sensitive and wise human being.

This is guaranteed because God is a very patient doctor. He keeps sending you messages that help you become more intelligent and learn a lot more about your dangerous reality.

Your reality is sad, and the fact that you have inherited a primitive conscience that keeps bothering you with the intention to destroy your conscience is a tragedy.

However, you have the chance to stop being a victim of this tragedy because you know the truth, and you can become a brilliant human being by obeying God's guidance in your dreams.

Christina Sponias continued Carl Jung's research into the human psyche, discovering the cure for all mental illnesses, and simplifying the scientific method of dream interpretation that teaches you how to exactly translate the meaning of your dreams, so that you can find health, wisdom and happiness.

 

Stress is a common theme in my life. I have to admit that, for me, personally, it has become a chronic condition. Recently, I have finally made the step of realizing that stress is the evil dictator ruling a vicious cycle. A revolution is necessary:

Stress is something we have all experienced at some point in our lives. From a biological perspective, stress is a phenomenon that occurs when we experience circumstances that disturb our physical and mental equilibrium. These circumstances, which are referred to as stressors, include heavy workloads, relationship problems, illnesses or upcoming, life-changing events such as weddings, divorces or childbirth. Stress is naturally occurring and can even be helpful in certain situations such as being under pressure to finish an essay, but if stress is not relieved it becomes chronic. Chronic stress can have negative effects on our physical and psychological condition, relationships, work or school situation and other aspects of our social life.

Stressors initiate physical and psychological responses which manifest in different ways. For one, our physical condition can be affected by stress, which manifests in tension, headaches, high blood pressure and other physical ailments. On top of that, stress is known to worsen life-threatening illnesses such as cancer, stroke and heart attack. For instance, some studies have shown, that survivors of heart attacks were able to decrease their chance of recurrence by 74% by being counseled in stress management. Furthermore, stressors are generated in the nervous system and can lead to several psychological effects such as depression, irritability, anxiety, sleeping problems and memory loss, if they are prolonged. For example, the Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons claims that "[... ] stress may adversely affect hippocampal structure and function, producing deficits of both memory and cognition", which demonstrates that the brain is strongly influenced by chronic stress. Unfortunately, the physical effects of stress can actually lead to the psychological effects of stress and vice versa. In fact, conditions like obesity and anorexia are often caused by depression while depression can be caused by chronic stress. These manifestations of chronic stress can then have further adverse effects on a person's social life and employment.

More than just being able to affect each other, the physical and psychological effects of chronic stress can also disturb interpersonal relationships in many ways. In the first place, the physical effects of stress can actually result in a lack of closeness within a relationship. For example, having constant headaches or tension may cause a person to be less attentive and communicative. Since communication is such an important aspect in relationships, the lack of it may lead to problems. In like manner, the psychological effects of stress can be a trigger of arguments and other tense situations between two or more people. For instance, when a person is constantly irritated from chronic stress it is difficult to deal with him or her, which is undoubtedly a potential trigger for arguments. Dealing with a stressed person often results in stress in the other person as well. Therefore it is likely that chronic stress does not only affect the person initially suffering from it, but also lead to stress in the person being confronted by it.

Another effect chronic stress can have on a person's life is slowing or even inhibiting a person's performance in school or work situations. Generally speaking, the physical and psychological discomfort of chronic stress can have the potential to lead a person to need prolonged sick leave, but it can also cause an inability to deal with everyday work and school situations. For instance, the general irritability caused by chronic stress may result in a person being unable to handle constructive criticism or work in a team. In the event that a person suffering from chronic stress loses employment, the change of situation in itself can be a further trigger of stress. In regards to school, the stress-inducing tasks of finishing essays or studying for exams can lead an already stressed person to feel hopeless and give up on his or her scholastic endeavor. In fact, an Associated Press-mtvU poll suggests that 85% of students report feeling stress on a daily basis and that 42% of them actually feel hopeless to a point of considering to give up.

It is obvious that chronic stress does more than just affect the body and mind of the person suffering from it. But even more than just causing problems in relationships and work -or school situations, other aspects of social life are affected by chronic stress as well. For one, the depression and irritability as well as the physical symptoms caused by chronic stress have the potential to lead a person to become less interested in social events and isolate themselves. Furthermore, the manifestations of chronic stress can also cause a lack of interest in relationships. This fact is especially troubling because research conducted by the National Institute on Aging suggest that "social isolation constitutes a major risk factor for morbidity and mortality [... ]." Therefore it can be said that, in the event of a person losing interest in social events and relationships because of chronic stress, the overall well-being of the affected person is in danger. Another effect of stress is the growing disregard of it as a normal part of life. It has become commonplace to be stressed for many reasons and, unfortunately, this causes people to ignore the symptoms and write them off as temporary when, in fact, they are very much capable of becoming a serious and permanent problem in a person's life.

Given these points it is obvious that chronic stress is the leader of a vicious cycle. Routine situations as well as troubling circumstances can trigger an overload in the nervous system which can lead to a person feeling discomfort in many ways. The effects of stress, in themselves, create further stressors which worsen the physical and psychological condition and affect interpersonal situations. It is essential that stress is alleviated before it becomes chronic so that it does not have drastic effects on a person's well-being. Fortunately, there are many ways to manage stress including meditation, exercise and proper nutrition, which can be essential in preventing chronic stress and improving quality of life.