Browsing articles tagged with " Perception"
Jan
13
2011

Situational Stress vs. Internal Stress

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Two forms of stress exist. The first is known as situational stress, and may be caused by the weather, traffic, another person’s behavior, or some other external factor. External stress cannot be controlled, and doesn’t lead to illness. However, the second form of stress can cause illness. This type is known as internal stress, and is caused by reactions to external influences. For example, if someone challenges or confronts you, like if another driver cuts […]

Oct
27
2010

She Said It Was Depression

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Under her complaints of depression and stress were deep feelings of inadequacy fostering a “perfectionist” persona. Her imagination went wild, thinking others were “backstabbing” her at work. She became so tired she developed Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Her road back is fascinating. She Said It Was Depression M.’s original complaint was being generally depressed and stressed. In psychotherapy for some time, no change had occurred and she was feeling extremely frightened and filled with dread. Memory loss, fuzziness and disorientation, fear of […]

Oct
26
2010

PAIN & PERCEPTION

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Pain is a perception.  Physical pain is a result of long-standing emotional pain, and it comes from somewhere within our emotional memories.  People have searched for a solution for their problems for centuries.  Psychologists know that they can trace back adult problems to early childhood and some people spend the next fifty years trying to undue the first five. We don’t want to only have better coping skills and keep the problem.  That would be […]