On Management and Stress

To tackle any problem, it is always expedient to first define the parameters that influence it. To manage life, therefore, one must be able to understand the stresses that make life challenging and the resources we need to apply ourselves successfully to those...

Mental… Illness?

A Rational Opinion on Mental Illness Every time I examine articles or listen to discussions on mental health, the subject always either starts with the mental disorders a person seems to experience or reveal, or it gravitates to that. It appears to consider that...

Is Addiction a Disease?

Is Addiction a Disease? Or a Choice? Addiction is not a disease! It is actually a completely reversible condition. To see this, let us examine what a disease is, and then look at whether the addictive behavior qualifies as such. The Webster dictionary defines a...

Understanding Stress and Distress

Understanding Stress and Distress Stress can be defined as the distortion of the internal structure of an object by the imposition of an external pressure.Yet, human beings experience stress, often without apparent distortion. This is because any distortion can be so...

Self Respect

Self Respect Self Respect is the ability to maintain dignity in the face of stress, rejection, criticism, or any activity that can erode one`s value systems. In a world of imposing immensity and persistent change, the forces that can strike at anyone`s value systems...

Coping Systems

Coping Systems. Coping systems are those options we use to help us survive or cope when life throws us a curve. Coping systems depend upon immediate reactive actions that are not initiated through logic. They are used to help tame the immediate threat and so survive...
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