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Are you sure it isn't psychosomatic?

I will be the first to admit that it makes me unreasonably angry and hurt when anyone believes that my medical conditions are phsycosomatic. I feel a sense of riteous indignation that the blood tests, X-rays, glucose tolerance test, MRI and gastroendoscopy I had to endure to find out what is going on in my body are not proof enough for someone to believe that I am suffering because I don’t “look sick”. 1,041 more words


Journal Entry - 10-21-16

Soundgarden – Fell On Black Days.

I may die soon, but not due to suicide: there’s a minor chance that my metacognitive practice may be fatal. 626 more words


Some useful Healing Treatments to get Relief from the Pain

The first happiness is excellent health and this quote is true by all means. No matter what materialistic things you may have, but if you are not in good health, you will not be able to enjoy them. 129 more words

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Why do fast days go so slowly?

I am writing this article on the eve of Yom Kippur, the most sacred and solemn day in the Jewish calendar.  It occurs ten days after the Jewish New Year and is a Fast day – that is  247 more words


You get what you give

We make decisions at levels we could barely ever fathom

An elderly student of mine (over 70)—who years ago began to attend in order to keep his (already impressive command of) English in good repair and thus empower himself to expose his grandson to it (by speaking in English to him as much as possible) with confidence—makes it a point, at the start of each of our sessions, to update me on his problematic (or as he says: fantastic) grandson and ’’the latest mischief he has been up to’’ since the last one. 232 more words

It's all in your head

I’ve just finished a book called “It’s all in your head: Stories from the frontline of psychosomatic illness”, by Suzanne O’Sullivan. I picked it up because it is relevant to my PhD, but it turned out to be a very interesting read and one that’s made me think a lot about my own health. 1,318 more words

Chronic Illness

Quality of health is what you need

Having a perfect health is the first happiness and that is the reason you should not compromise with your health. You will be able to live more happily and peacefully if you are in good health. 130 more words

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