“No Man Is an Island”, this line extracted from Meditation XVII, by an English poet John Donne has been a very popular expression when talking about people’s connection from one another.
Chapter 6: When Do You Need to See a Professional?
If you already made all your efforts just to enhance your emotional and mental health, but still don’t feel good, it is the perfect time for you to seek professional help.
Chapter 5: Risk Factors
If you want to get a hold of a better mind, better life and better living, it is very essential that you are familiar and aware about the risk factors that have the ability to compromise emotional and mental health.
Chapter 4: Healthy Relationships
It is true that healthy and supportive relationships are recognized as the foundation of mental and emotional health.
Chapter 3: Take Good Care of Yourself
For those individuals who want to improve, strengthen and maintain their emotional and mental health, the first thing that they can do is to take good care of their selves.
Chapter 2: Are you Resilient?
Being mentally and emotionally healthy does not mean that you are not going to experience bad times or emotional problems. When you hear the term “emotional health or mental health”, what is the first thing that usually comes into your mind?
REACHING INTO THE SUBCONSCIOUS
Making contact with the subconscious mind can be a slippery fish, because it's hard to know what's real and what's imaginary, but a way around that is to re-frame. In the world of the subconscious mind the difference between reality and imagination is minimal. For years, scientists and researches have illustrated that the brain reacts […]
Human beings are linguistic creatures. The ability to communicate about our internal and external worlds in sophisticated ways is one of the major differences separating us from the animal kingdom.
BELIEF AS SPIRAL GENERATOR
Now, let's go back to the example: the world is a dangerous place. I've illustrated how this belief could, potentially, propagate a downward spiral, leaving the believer in an increasingly dangerous world, tormented by darker and darker thoughts, and acting both more defensive and more aggressive to protect himself from this danger.
THE ORIGIN OF YOUR BELIEFS
As I said earlier, our parents, usually unknowingly, give us our most fundamental beliefs. I'm not saying that so we can blame them for the hardships in our life, but rather so we can empower ourselves to change the things we want to change. Responsibility is key.
WHAT MAKES A BELIEF?
Although it's hard to be precise when talking in such broad generalizations, most beliefs share some common elements, and it can be useful to know more about how mind and belief work so that you may be more successful as you make changes in your own mind.