As part of the 2015 Mental Health Week the ABC ran a number of highly useful programs, one of which was a special Q&A on October 5th Mental As Q&A with a great panel and some of the most candid discussions around mental illness; described by the ABC as:
If Divine Justice exists why is there so much injustice in the world? Why so much inequality, why do some people live in security and comfort, while many others live under horrendous conditions? Why so many people are continually grappling with human rights abuses, hunger, disease, and war?
Did you know true happiness cannot be achieved by having something or doing something? It is not the result of figuring things out or knowing how things are either. It is neither about going somewhere or being someone. Actually it surfaces as a result of gaining insight into what is not, how things are not, who
Tell me about forgiveness. Why should I forgive and how? Why is there so much hate and revenge? Thankfully one can still witness many instances of compassion, humanity and cooperation. Nevertheless it seems that forgiveness is perhaps one of the most missed virtues in today’s crazy world. A world massively inflamed with fires of fear, insecurity and retaliation
I would like to re-post an excerpt of this article from the PsychCenral site because it is a necessary and useful technique for our mental health as well as for advancement on our self-realisation path. I do encourage you to read the full post though. A Technique for Feeling Painful Feelings [By MARGARITA TARTAKOVSKY, M.S.]
This; another wonderful story by Henry Van Dyke; is dedicated to the dear reader who so authentically and bravely expressed her inner conflicts resulting from the outer conflicts that she sees around her. She exposes a real conflict that many of us face, should we be honest with ourselves. This is the deep chasm between
I was so shocked and saddened with the news of Robin Williams death couple of days ago. I am still wondering how is it possible that he took his own life? Such a warm, caring, funny, witty, successful, famous and loved person; as Robin Williams! We do not know the details of his personal life.
[Reblogged from Psychology Today] Written by Mark B. Borg, Jr., Ph.D., Grant H. Brenner, MD, & Daniel Berry, RN, MHA A truly intimate relationship is a deep, free, and responsive connection with another person who really matters to us. But when the other person matters a great deal to us, we also feel vulnerable to
Dr .Harriet Lerner, author of "The Dance of Anger" We all get angry at times, some more often than others. What is anger, is it a negative emotion, is it harmful or can it be helpful for our growth? These are some of the questions many may have about anger. This year Dr. Harriet
Rumi Calendar – Response to the April Question: Health and Healing Why is there sickness and weakness at all? Are physical and mental health interrelated? I sense much ambiguity and confusion both in mainstream and alternative medicine areas; please enlighten me. This month’s response is contributed by Dr Roozbeh Malekzadeh. Roozbeh is a GP, counsellor,