Heal from your toxic parents. It’s a call to life before it gets too late. According to Psychology Today, toxic parents “… may come in different shapes. Some are so obvious that they can be spotted from space through the eye of a needle. Some are a bit more subtle. All are destructive.” Toxic parents… Continue reading Heal From Your Toxic Parents
Are you ready to stop being your own worst enemy? The question reminds me of the old Winnie the Pooh book/movie. In a conversation about who the real enemy is, Winnie the Pooh, a talented poet, simply points that the real “enemy is you!” Your own self can be your greatest enemy when you need… Continue reading Stop Being Your Own Worst Enemy
Depression and suicide – troubled mental health brewing in the British royal family with Queen Elizabeth. “I didn’t want to be alive any more,” said Markle Meghan, Duchess of Sussex. In a recent celebrity interview with Oprah, Meghan, a mixed race, described the emotions she felt: shame, fear, hopelessness. They’re emotions she experienced in the… Continue reading Depression and Suicide
Today, 2021, we continue to experience a Covid-linked mental health pandemic, including seniors’ mental health. “Aging: A Return To Self” is my forthcoming new book due for release this 2021. My contribution and dedication to seniors’ mental health care. Hopefully, the book will reach a number of seniors globally as they “learn to grow old”… Continue reading Seniors’ Mental Health
We are all searching for inner satisfaction. It is an ongoing quest from the time we enter to the time we exit this world. Here’s the reality. In this world of false shining objects, it’s easy for people to get lost. Run faster. Consume more. Materialism, for instance, is one of those which makes a… Continue reading Searching For Inner Satisfaction
Stay or leave? Countless couples often ask that million-dollar question. Whether married or partners in a romantic relationship, that question sticks. Deep. In the hearts and minds of men and women broken by “love.” “I feel lost. I don’t know what to do anymore,” remarked Tina during our Skype session. “Do I leave him or… Continue reading Stay or Leave? Here’s Help.
The Bible and medicine are closely interrelated. You ask Dr. Paul Tournier. He’s a physician, psychotherapist, and author, who’s quite known in the field of pastoral counseling. In his medical practice and books, he always cited the therapeutic role of the Bible for the “medicine of persons.” Insightfully, he wrote: “Of the meaning of things,… Continue reading The Bible and Medicine
Do you feel a need to impress others? Is it a deep thirst for you? Listen to what Vernon Howard once wrote: “The need to impress others causes half the world’s woes.” You hear it right: Need to impress others = Woes. A common life area where this often happens in people is in the… Continue reading Need to Impress Others?
Healing your anxiety disorder is external and internal. Both is required. External involves authoring your days. That’s the practical considerations, such as your food and exercise, your family or relationships, recreation, and work productivity. Internal involves facing your inner fears and wounds. Therapists call it your “shadows” or inner demons. That’s the psychological, emotional, and… Continue reading Healing Your Anxiety Disorder
“Face all your demons and shadows,” advised actress/TV executive Charo Santos-Concio in a rare interview sharing about her recovery from depression. She’s sharing a well-recognized therapeutic principle in psychotherapy and life recovery. Psychologists agree in general that every action that hurts us is an unconscious effort to avoid the real problem. According to a noted… Continue reading Face All Your Demons and Shadows