Category: Psychology Page 1 of 9
You use vivid fantasies of alternative lives as an escape mechanism. They are often conducted while listening to music, and performing some kind of rocking motion. Common places include swings, train rides, cars, running or walking.
When you’re not sick enough to be obviously ill, you try to plow through and keep up with everyone else, wondering why you constantly feel like you’re falling behind, not doing enough, always making mistakes, or not enjoying what everyone else seems to.
Give up your need to be liked. Think of yourself as a market niche. There will be a lot of people who like that niche, and there will be individuals who don’t.
Patients with Dissociative Identity Disorder can transform their body chemistry based on which personality they currently believe they are.
Perhaps the very people who suffer the most in this world are the ones who have the ability to show us what isn’t right about it.
“Synapses that fire together wire together.”
Write a short story that involves three of your worst fears coming true, but make the protagonist someone who is not you.
It’s easy to confuse beauty for happiness. What do we say when something is particularly awe-inspiring, or meaningful? We say it’s beautiful.
Your mind is an over-worked auto-suggestion machine.
Let your creative addictions and obsessions heal you.
You have to make sure you’re more in love with your life than you are with your problems.
We make a choice to do the thing that most people won’t do, and to live the way most people won’t. So we can live the way that most people can’t.
Good and bad become irrelevant when the focus isn’t “what can I enjoy” but “what can I create?” Obstacles become opportunities. Life becomes an incredible journey.
1,095 days of waking up without a hangover. I spend my Sundays reading, not recovering.
Any idiot can enjoy the positive things in their lives, but it is only a few that can take the negative and find something even more profound.