Is Mindfulness Meditation Dangerous?
Energy Healing | Health | Meditation | Mental Health | Mindfulness | Psychology | Self-Development

Is Mindfulness Meditation Dangerous?

I recently read an article in Psychology Today in which the mental health professional, Jason N. Linder, PsyD warns about ‘The Danger of Mindfulness.’  Blimey, I didn’t realise things had gotten this bad.  In all fairness to Dr Linder, he is not criticising the practice of mindfulness meditation itself. Nor are his comments sensationalism.  As a matter…

How Does Guilt Become Repressed?
Mental Health | Psychology | Self-Development

How Does Guilt Become Repressed?

“The price we pay for our advance in civilization is a loss of happiness through the heightening of the sense of guilt.” ~ Sigmund Freud, Civilization and Its Discontents   A few weeks ago, I documented a true self-development story about healing guilt. As it turns out, I’d not completely healed my subconscious guilt, I’d merely started the…

Superiority Complex: My Ego’s Better Than Your Ego
Psychology | Self-Development

Superiority Complex: My Ego’s Better Than Your Ego

A superiority complex is a psychological disorder that bloats your ego. Individuals that display symptoms of a superiority complex have a delusional belief they are better than other people – and have a tendency to think they are more capable of doing something they can’t back up in real life. It’s fair to say that…

Negative Thinking Can Ruin Your Life
Health | Mental Health | Self-Development

Negative Thinking Can Ruin Your Life

Whilst most people have heard of the placebo effect, its lesser-known opposite, the nocebo effect, or negative thinking, can have damaging effects on your health. Negative thinking is not a sign of depression – it is a natural thought process indoctrinated into our habitual way of thinking. However, negative thinking can drag you into depression….

Psychology’s Shadow Archetypes: Grandstander Bully
Archetypes | Greek Mythology | Psychology | Self-Development

Psychology’s Shadow Archetypes: Grandstander Bully

The Grandstander Bully is a shadow aspect of the Hero archetype initially promulgated by Carl Jung. The eminent psychologist was among the first psychoanalysts to draw comparisons between ancient mythology and the human psyche. Modern psychology has furthered Jung’s initial inquiry and categorised aspects of human nature that relate to the 12 main archetypes and…

Why Are Treatments For Stress-Related Mental Health Issues Ineffective?
Anxiety | Health | Mental Health

Why Are Treatments For Stress-Related Mental Health Issues Ineffective?

Stress, anxiety and depression is a global pandemic conventional medicine has no effective solutions for. Take a look at the statistics and it is obvious the number of people suffering from stress, anxiety and depression is getting worse. It is estimated that one in six Brits suffer from mental health issues. In the United States, the number…