Bipolar disorder – the inner conflicts arising from trying to reconcile the Old and New Testament writings

All Writings, Bipolar Disorder, Psychology

Reading Time: 12 minutesBipolar disorder has become the accepted name given to the manifest inner conflicts of disturbed individuals.  While there are questions and concerns over the diagnosis of bipolar disorder (manic-depressive illness) itself, there are special considerations that arise as a person’s beliefs are considered.  The source of those beliefs also invariably comes into question.  Aside from […]

May 16, 2018

How the diagnosis of bipolar disorder keeps a person psychologically trapped?

All Writings, Bipolar Disorder, Individual, Psychology

Reading Time: 10 minutesIf you have had even a minimal contact with books on psychology and psychiatry, it is impossible that you have not heard of bipolar disorder.  It was previously known by a more sinister name, manic-depressive illness.  The words, bipolar disorder, evoke a vivid imagery; manic-depressive illness is even more evocative!  The idea of a person […]

May 12, 2018

What is required to even consider changing one’s beliefs to explore better possibilities for the future?

All Writings, Observations, Psychology

Reading Time: 5 minutesThe last post went through a consideration of the possibility of changing one’s beliefs.  It is a task best considered worth undertaking for the sake of survival.  Beliefs are also to be considered as a subject for change in the interest of preservation, longevity, and continuity.  Our existing generations would not be the first to […]

December 29, 2017

How the medical myth of drug treatments has created a whole culture?

All Writings, Bipolar Disorder, Psychology, Society

Reading Time: 7 minutesWhat is a myth?  A myth is a traditional story consisting of events that are ostensibly historical, though often supernatural, explaining the origins of a cultural practice or natural phenomenon.  The word “myth” is derived from the Greek word mythos (μῦθος), which simply means “story”.   Mythology can refer either to the study of myths, or to a body or collection of myths.  Myth can […]

December 7, 2017

Self-worth is not for society to determine

All Writings, Individual, Psychology

Reading Time: 6 minutesEven the strongest person cannot face an endless challenge.  There are some challenges that are imposed upon a person.  These can be due to health or family, for instance.  On the other hand, there are challenges that are accepted by a person due to the way society is made up.  These challenges are also imposed upon […]

November 26, 2017

An imaginary world built through radio, television, and the Internet challenges reality

All Writings, Psychology, Society

Reading Time: 6 minutesHuman beings have made some amazing achievements.  It is said with a great deal of certainty that, we are living in the time when we can enjoy comforts and achievements unlike any time in history.  If this were true, human beings should be happier, healthier, and more satisfied than ever before.  Do we find this […]

November 25, 2017

How is hope the basis of a social movement?

All Writings, Individual, Observations, Psychology, Society

Reading Time: 10 minutesIn writing a post of this nature, I am aware of one thing.  It would come across as though, these words are written purely from the point-of-view of an observer.  Hence, the implication is that observers cannot and do not have any personal beliefs.  This is understandable.  Personal beliefs affect the observer, and thereby they […]

November 21, 2017