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Laugh While You Suffer

Laugh while you suffer! I know how odd that could sound to you. You might feel I’m joking. But it’s true. It’s a proven and well-tested mental health principle to guide us through any challenges in life. According to HelpGuide, laughter is strong medicine. “It draws people together in ways that trigger healthy physical and… Continue reading Laugh While You Suffer

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Remember You Are Enough

Remember you are enough. You can be secure even without anyone’s approval. No need to prove your worth. I learned about a funny story of a psychiatric hospital mental patient from Thich Nhat Thach, a famous monk/writer. Here’s the story he wrote about: “A patient there was very afraid of the chickens that roamed freely… Continue reading Remember You Are Enough

Let Only Truth Heal You

Let only truth heal you. Yes, that’s your healing currency. But realize first this reality in the world where we live in: lies travel faster than truths. As Winston Churchill once put it, “A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.” We live in a… Continue reading Let Only Truth Heal You

Seek Peace First With Your Self

Seek peace first with your self. You accomplish that by dealing with and resolving your inner conflicts. Face those inner conflicts rather than avoid them. Mary, a young woman in-session over Whats App, said to me, ”Doc, i don’t know why I’m like this, can’t hold a relationship, can’t forgive, can’t control my drinking and… Continue reading Seek Peace First With Your Self

Heal Like Malcolm X

Heal like Malcolm X was his self education. It became his ticket to his future. In 1946, Malcolm X was convicted of a crime. He was sent to prison for seven years. When he went to prison, he could not even write his name. He never finished beyond Grade 8 in school. He was frustrated… Continue reading Heal Like Malcolm X

Find The Meaning Of Your Pain

Find the meaning of your pain. Writer Franz Kafka once said, “The meaning of life is that it stops.” Psychiatrist Dr. Viktor Frankl, author of “Man’s Search for Meaning” and survivor of Adolf Hitler’s Nazi death gas chamber, wrote:   “Ultimately, man should not ask what the meaning of his life is, but rather recognize… Continue reading Find The Meaning Of Your Pain

Practice Forgiveness Therapy

Practice forgiveness therapy. Unforgiveness takes heavy physical, emotional, and psychological toll. It chips away at the foundation of your mental health and overall well-being. Health experts at John Hopkins report that the act of forgiveness can reduce the risk of heart attack, lower cholesterol levels, improve sleep, reduce pain, lower your blood pressure, and decrease… Continue reading Practice Forgiveness Therapy

Where Do You Seek Ultimate Fulfillment?

Where do you seek ultimate fulfillment? Mental health (or, psychopathology) is often associated with one’s beliefs and sources of “ultimate fulfillment.” A lot of people, for example, seek their ”ultimate fulfillment” or base their self worth or identity on externals, like money, possessions, work, connections, fame, among others. So when these externals break down or… Continue reading Where Do You Seek Ultimate Fulfillment?

Stop Comparing Your Self to Others

Stop comparing yourself to others. A writer once said, “Comparison is the ‘fast-track’ to unhappiness.” In other words, comparing yourself to others is a recipe for misery. I remember a client, Nors, who always compared herself to her sisters. Each time she verbalized it, she felt anxious and emotionally paralyzed. All it did to her… Continue reading Stop Comparing Your Self to Others

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Don’t Let Pride Deceive Your Heart

Don’t let pride deceive your heart. “The pride of your heart has deceived you,” says Obadiah (1:3). What happens when good things or blessings in your life become sources of pride? How can pride deceive you? Psychopathology often comes from a proud heart. Paul, a long time patient, filed for financial bankruptcy in the middle… Continue reading Don’t Let Pride Deceive Your Heart

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