Tagged: Psychology

When You Don't Take Your Medication

When You Don’t Mind Your Medication

Specific drugs can be used to decrease the symptoms of depression. But if you don’t take them as prescribed, even after you are feeling better, your road to recovery will be longer. Even worse, you might be doing yourself more harm than good. And your stressors and triggers will be harder to manage.

Defense Mechanism-Rationalization

What Happens When You Rationalize Your Emotions?

What happens when you rationalize your emotions? If you were hurting, would you hurt less? Would your rationalizations keep the pain away in the first place? Can you protect yourself without punishing yourself one way or the other?

Anger-Inside Out

What Happens When You Lose And Find Your Anger?

 Psychosomatic (adjective): of or relating to a physical disorder that is caused by or notably influenced by emotional factors. Example: You’re at a theater workshop and the trainers ask you to...

Emotions Are Positive

When we think about emotions, we tend only to think about the negative ones – fear, anger and distress. But this is because the mass media over-emphasizes negative emotions and...

Investigating “The Shaking Woman”

I first learned of Siri Hustvedt when a friend of mine told me she was reading her fourth novel, “The Sorrows of an American“, in which the author explores family connectedness,...