Poetry Break : “And where did the Cheering Section Go?”

You watch the newsand listen to the government public health information (aka Propaganda)and there are encouraging voices from physicians, citizens and the mediaabout getting that vaccinationdon’t you find it odd there are no dissenters?or those that dissent on social media are taken down?forced vaccinations by any other nameisn’t democracy and sovereignty of your body moreContinue reading “Poetry Break : “And where did the Cheering Section Go?””

The Unvaccinated Bastards

Flaunt your Trumpian civil libertarian palavera plotagainst civil libertiesand your welcome may be a painful deathof course after you infect those who don’t believe in your party lineyou low life selfish swineinterfering with my own libertarian line of freedom of associationkill your parents and grandparentsas thousands gasp for life in emergency army tents You letContinue reading “The Unvaccinated Bastards”

Jon Kabat-Zinn: “Full Catastrophe Living”: Negativity and Pessimism and a Reduced Lifespan

“Dr. Seligman’s overall conclusion from these and other studies is that is not the world per se that puts us at increased risk of illness so much as how we see and think about what is happening to us. A highly pessimistic pattern of explaining the cause of bad or stressful events when they occurContinue reading “Jon Kabat-Zinn: “Full Catastrophe Living”: Negativity and Pessimism and a Reduced Lifespan”

Jon Kabat-Zinn: ” Full Catastrophe Living”: Catastrophizing

“Some people tend to be pessimistic in the ways they explain the causes of a bad event to themselves. This pattern involves blaming themselves for the bad things that happen to them, thinking the effects of whatever happened will last a long time and will affect many different aspects of their lives. Dr, Seligman refersContinue reading “Jon Kabat-Zinn: ” Full Catastrophe Living”: Catastrophizing”

Depression Treatment : Is There Magic in Those Magic Mushrooms?

Psychedelic Treatment with Psilocybin Relieves Major Depression, Study Shows 11/04/2020 Español Note: To view and download footage of Roland Griffiths, Ph.D., talking about his research, click here. To view and download footage of a research participant talking about his experience in Johns Hopkins’ psilocybin study, click here. In a small study of adults with major depression, JohnsContinue reading “Depression Treatment : Is There Magic in Those Magic Mushrooms?”

COVID-19 And Fungal Infections

COVID-19 and Fungi: A Nightmare in the Making India’s “black fungus” crisis signals a global problem INTERVIEW BY ANNALIES WINNY | JULY 1, 2021 Facebook Twitter Linked In Email Pinterest As India battles a devastating wave of COVID-19 cases, another crisis is waiting in the wings that could far outlast the pandemic—in the form of a chronic fungalContinue reading “COVID-19 And Fungal Infections”

“Building A Life Worth Living: A Memoir Marsha M. Linehan”; Trying to Control a Suicidal Person

“Later, working as a therapist, I fell into the same trap. When you become afraid that a client may commit suicide, you become anxious, and as your anxiety increases, your urge to control the client increases, too. So for awhile, my experience with clients was the same one the Institute had with me. I eventuallyContinue reading ““Building A Life Worth Living: A Memoir Marsha M. Linehan”; Trying to Control a Suicidal Person”

“Building A Life Worth Living: A Memoir by Marsha M. Linehan”; The suicidal mind

“A suicidal person is like someone trapped in a small room with high walls that are stark white. The room has no lights or windows. The room is is hot and humid, and the boiling heat of the floor of hell is excruciatingly painful. The person searches for a door out of life worth livingContinue reading ““Building A Life Worth Living: A Memoir by Marsha M. Linehan”; The suicidal mind”

“Building a Life Worth Living: A Memoir by Marsha M. Linehan”: An Introduction to Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)

“Two things make DBT unique. The first is the dynamic balance between acceptance of oneself and one’s situation in life, on the one hand and embracing change on the other. (That is what “dialectics” means-the balance of opposites and the coming to a synthesis.). Traditional psychotherapy focuses primarily on helping people change their behaviours, replacingContinue reading ““Building a Life Worth Living: A Memoir by Marsha M. Linehan”: An Introduction to Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)”

Jon Kabat-Zinn’s “Full Catastrophe Living”: Doctors, Patients and People

“In mindfulness-based programs people learn to face their life problems and develop personalized strategies for working with them rather than simply giving themselves over to “experts” who are supposed to just “fix them” or make their problems magically disappear. Such programs are vehicles in which people can work to be healthier and more resilient, changeContinue reading “Jon Kabat-Zinn’s “Full Catastrophe Living”: Doctors, Patients and People”