beliefs

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    Christianity (im Baptist) and spirits

    Throughout my life i had some experiences with "spirits" i guess. i feel like some encounters are related to good, like god was warning me and others i feel like they were evil.. for instance wen i was younger, whenever i dud something bad i would always hear thunder sounds. no matter what time...
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    The antipsychotic drugs don’t work for anorexia nervosa

    She is so underweight you wonder how she can still be alive. Her family is exhausted. The team has tried everything to help her recover. She is still convinced she is enormous. Every meal makes her angry, distressed and tearful. Surely there must be something else the doctor can offer? On the...
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    Cannot shift myself from this mental torture of life

    Hi, Apologies if this merely seems like a jumbled rant, i just feel i need to say something. it isnt intended to be a journey of self pity, but to be honest i cannot explain why i need to do this. Almost everything to me feels like an element of torture, my life has crumbled away and will...
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    Changing an Abusive Relationship

    In my opinion, fear or shame are the keys to controlling us. When we change this control mechanism, voices can change. So here are some points that may help: 1. Identify the trigger. When a voice makes a remark, note your body language and that of other people. Note what kind of environment you...
  5. amathus

    Dealing with Low Self Esteem.

    How is low self-esteem manifested? At the heart of your self-esteem are your core beliefs about the kind of person you are. If you have low self-esteem these beliefs will be mainly negative, and negative beliefs are expressed in many ways. In your thoughts about yourself you're likely to be...
  6. cpuusage

    Synchronicity As a Mirror of Our Thoughts, Emotions, and Beliefs

    Synchronicity As a Mirror of Our Thoughts, Emotions, and Beliefs | SuperConsciousness Magazine Interview with Dr Kirby Surprise, author of Synchronicity Author: Jaime Leal Anaya The heralds and defenders of our innate and extraordinary human potential, the creative divine-like qualities we...
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    overview/update on my life right now :(

    I will copy my post from another forum where I have had no luck :( I will make this as short as possible as I know myself when I see someone's long post I do not bother to read it I am writing this as a sort of rant/journal/and also for some advice if anyone can relate, A brief background of...
  8. cpuusage

    Do You Think It’s Real? Responding to Alternate Realities

    Do You Think It's Real? Responding to Alternate Realities | Mad In America Will Hall December 31, 2014 Everyone has beliefs that seem too bizarre, illogical, or fantastic to someone else to accept. Religious views, paranormal interpretations, political convictions, interpersonal conflicts —...
  9. mark payne

    Who Are You?!

    Who are you? who are we? is this life even real or we just dreaming?!! cause when you are in a dream you don't know you are dreaming so maybe all that is not real but we can't realize it cause we are in it! those kind of questions never go away from my mind, those kind of philisophic questions...
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    Great therapy session!

    My therapy sessions nowadays are just me turning up and reporting back on what I've improved this time :D Feeling pretty good. I've learned loads about learned helplessness recently and it's been really, really good. The idea is that if a person is put in a situation in which there is no escape...
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    Society of deceitful, rotten intolerant bigots - UK (Human Nature)

    I see people treat other people like dirt daily, I see people enjoying the suffering of those around them daily and these vary same people walk about as if they have done nothing wrong like their good people. Discriminating against others, hurting others intentionally conducting them selves...
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    Did Richey Edwards of the Manic Street Preachers fit a diagnosis of BPD?

    Did Richey Edwards of the Manic Street Preachers fit a diagnosis of BPD? I'm not qualified, and you can't really diagnose dead people after the fact (assuming he is dead), but I do think Richey displayed pretty much all the traits, in spades. I haven't got time to go into detail about why I...
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    Mental health news this week 25-07-2014

    Parts of the UK's disability benefits system require a "fundamental redesign" because flaws in the process are so "grave", a report by MPs has said. A Commons committee said replacing the firm Atos - which until March assessed whether people were fit to work - would not address the problems "on...
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    Small Traumas Can Lead to Big Problems, Too

    Small Traumas Can Lead to Big Problems, Too Sometimes trauma work is not just about resolving major traumatic events in one’s life. Life is full of small traumas that most of us do not perceive as extremely distressing. When someone comes to therapy for posttraumatic stress, it is fair to...
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    Mental health news this week

    A man who murdered his wife by shooting her in the back after she left him has been jailed for a minimum of 26 years. Christopher Parry, 50, shot mother-of-two Caroline Parry, 49, at close range near her home in Newport last August before turning the gun on himself in a failed suicide attempt...
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    how to make friends when you have social anxiety?

    Hi friends, I'm 28 and I have just finished a Bsc Psychology with Counselling degree at Uni. I've temporarily moved back home with my parents and I'm working as a builder part-time with my Dad. Also I'm searching for more meaningful volunteer work in mental health. I don't really have any...
  17. Jonwal

    Meds

    Please can someone state clearly what is the actual long term benefit of medication? For me it does nothing to motivate me I get fat on it and I'm fed up with talking to mental health professionals who ask me am I taking my medication and when I say no they say that's why I'm feeling unwell...
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    Beyond belief

    Beyond belief We realize that life is ugly, painful, sorrowful; we want some kind of theory, some kind of speculation or satisfaction, some kind of doctrine, which will explain all this, and so we are caught in explanation, in words, in theories, and gradually, beliefs become deeply rooted and...
  19. pepecat

    Research into personality beliefs, interpersonal skills and the role of online social support.

    Research into personality beliefs, interpersonal skills and the role of online social support. Please note - this has been approved by admin Interested in taking part in a Psychological survey? My name is Joseph Cassidy, a postgraduate psychology student of at the University of Portsmouth, UK...
  20. amathus

    Common Sleep Myths...

    4 Common Sleep Myths that May Help Your Insomnia | World of Psychology "Insomnia is often aggravated and kept going by a set of false beliefs. Sometimes we don’t even realize what we believe about sleep — and how those beliefs trigger anxiety and compromise a good night’s sleep — until those...