Stress Is Not Evil

When we talk about stress, we should keep in mind that not all stress is bad and that some stress is even vital. It is needed for development of the species, be it a human or any other mammal. Maybe…

How To Relax Fast

Why should you learn how to relax fast? Because stress is more than just unpleasant. It’s also dangerous. Many diseases are now known to be caused by or made worse by stress, but you can do something about it. Just…

Mind Twisting: Stress, Depression, And Intelligence

Stress and depression are two of the things in modern life that you have to deal with at one point or another. The former is an everyday thing, one that can stem from something as difficult as social anxiety to…

What is Bipolar Disorder and How do You Treat it?

Bipolar disorder, also known as manic depression, is a diagnostic category describing a class of mood disorders where the person experiences states or episodes of depression and/or mania, hypomania, and/or mixed states. Left untreated, it is a severely disabling psychiatric…

A More Practical Stress Management

Stress is a person’s physical and mental response to environmental pressure. The body has a built in physical reaction to stressful events. When a person encounters pressure, challenge or danger, he needs to respond quickly and the body elicits hormones…

Agoraphobia: Four Things I Had To Change Before Healing Could Begin.

I suffered with agoraphobia for more that twenty years. During that time I tried all sorts of treatments, some conventional, some not so, and nothing I did seemed to have any sort of positive effect upon my agoraphobia, panic disorder…

Breast Cancer - How Stress & Inescapable Shock Causes Cancer

Cancer is only a physical symptom of underlying emotional stress on the body and the body’s cells. But how does emotional stress cause cancer in the body? And why does emotional stress only cause cancer in some people, while not…

The Depressive Narcissist

Many scholars consider pathological narcissism to be a form of depressive illness. This is the position of the authoritative magazine “Psychology Today”. The life of the typical narcissist is, indeed, punctuated with recurrent bouts of dysphoria (ubiquitous sadness and hopelessness),…

Ten Stress Signals & Four "Secret Tactics” to Get Things Under Control

If you are stressed out, the best thing you can do is take time to relax. Relaxation releases built-up tension and frustration. If you don’t take time to relax, the emotional and mental stress you’re experiencing will eventually manifest itself…

The Narcissist as Eternal Child

“Puer Aeternus” – the eternal adolescent, the semipternal Peter pan – is a phenomenon often associated with pathological narcissism. People who refuse to grow up strike others as self-centred and aloof, petulant and brattish, haughty and demanding – in short:…