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Superior Mind Producing a Superior Body

There is a mental aspect to every physical disease. The term psychosomatic is derived from 2 Greek words – psyche, meaning mind or soul, and… 412 more words


I Really Am Physically Sick

One thing that really gets me is the fact that as soon as you say you have Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) or anxiety and depression, medical people immediately doubt any physical illness you have. 494 more words

The mind/body dichotomy

I have a long-standing interest in the relationship between the mind and the body. A lot of my life history has drawn me towards it: my psychology degree taught me all about the theory of the mind, chronic illness has taught me how the mind can negatively affect the body (I often experience flares when I am stressed or sleep-deprived, for example), and my yoga practice has shown me the amazing things we can achieve when the mind and body work together in harmony. 756 more words

Chronic Illness

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

Personal Blog

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

Mind Body Therapy Training

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