inspiration, mental health, Motivation

Raising Awareness About Mental Health: Music Helps Fight Depression

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Depression is a common problem that cause changes in mood and loss of interest and pleasure. Music therapy, an intervention that involves regular meetings with a qualified music therapist, may help in improving mood through emotional expression.

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Music therapy seems to reduce depressive symptoms (e.g. maintaining involvement in job, activities, and relationships).

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“There’s just something about music — particularly live music — that excites and activates the body,” says Loewy, whose work is part of a growing movement of psychiatrists, music therapists, and psychologists who are investigating the use of music in medicine to help patients dealing with pain, depression and possibly even Alzheimer’s disease.

I LOVE THE SIDE EFFECTS OF CONTINUES MUSIC LISTENING!

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“Music very much has a way of enhancing quality of life and can, in addition, promote recovery.”

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Education, mental health

Learning Wednesday: Narcissism 7 Signs You Are Dealing With A Dangerous Narcissistic Person # Part 1

INTERESTING UPDATE: Due to the introduction of Malignant Narcissism in the Statistic Manual of Mental Disorders this year.

Narcissism comes in many forms, including what’s often termed malignant narcissism.

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Signs of pathological or “malignant” narcissism include a mix of severe pathological egocentrism, antisocial personality disorder, aggression, and sadism. It’s worth noting that malignant narcissism doesn’t have its own entry in the latest Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V), which makes it a hypothetical and experimental diagnostic category, for now, but it might be introduced in 2021.

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If you want to see it in action, though, the Journal of Psychoanalytic Psychology described the 2000 movie American Psycho as a depiction of malignant narcissism. This isn’t to say that all narcissists are Patrick Bateman, of course — but there’s a reason the word “malignant” is in there.

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A malignant narcissist is a person that has a mixture of mental problems and psychopathic leanings. Typically, psychopaths have very few emotions, and cannot feel sadness, remorse or guilt. They might know what they are doing is wrong, they just don’t care.

SIGNS

1.Over-exaggerated sense of entitlement 2.No conscience or remorse 3.Are cruel and sadistic 4.Sense of grandiosity 5. Constant lying and they don’t care 6.Very paranoid 7.Use and Abuse.

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NOTE: Next week Part 2 …. Types Of Narcissists In Our Regular Daily Lives

inspiration, mental health, Motivation

Motivate Yourself Every Day And Get Out Of Depression

Make a Depression Self-Assessment. If the number is higher than 3N, you need to ask for help immediately. A close member of your family you trust and or a good friend and you will decide if calling a trusting and well-qualified psychotherapist or your personal physician is needed.

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Success is not only the acquisition of money and goods, it is also the power to over come depression in times of hardship. Take yourself to places of happiness and beautiful wonder.

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I will leave you with these wonderful images to lift your spirit and stimulate your mind today!

Stand Strong!

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Admire the beauty of Mother Earth…it is all around us!

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Humor, inspiration, Motivation

Inspiration With Laughter: Have A Safe Healthy Anxiety Free Monday!

When times are very difficult, sometimes the solution to make it through the day successfully, is just…laugh.

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In these times when the whole world is going through lockdowns and many families through survival mode, we all have to give it a try and laugh, to inspire ourselves and others. Sometimes it might be hard when there is a loss in the family, or work. But we have to try and if we can’t, then look for help.

Passing the crazy gen…best thing EVER!

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This is a tough grand-child. A tough grandma’s perfect granddaughter!

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hahahaha I love this one!

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inspiration, mental health

Do Not Let Anxiety Hurt You Turn it Into Strength!

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1. Get rid of toxic people around you

2. Breathe more (practice breathing exercises)

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3. Sleep more

4. Schedule relaxation and fun time

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5. One task at a time

6. Brainstorm all possible actions

7. Now…TAKE action!

8 Trust yourself

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FINAL NOTE: It is better to start acting now and stop your anxiety now before the intense stress takes you to a series of panic attacks and a life of worry and hurt.

“If you believe in yourself, everything is possible. Live the life of your dreams. Let it be!”—dramacn

Dr. Martha Castro Noriega, MD

Covid-19, mental health, Motivation

Learning Wednesday: Mental Health And Covid-19 Coping Tips

Take care of your body: Remember that the best medicine is education and prevention—DraMacn

During the COVID-19 pandemic, you may experience stress, anxiety, fear, sadness and loneliness. And mental health disorders, including anxiety and depression, can worsen.

Self-care strategies are good for your mental and physical health and can help you take charge of your life.

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Take care of your body and your mind and connect with others to benefit your mental health.

Education, Health, mental health

Learning Wednesday: Treating Chronic Pain Succesfully

Chronic pain is defined as pain that lasts at least 12 weeks. The pain may feel sharp or dull, causing a burning or aching sensation in the affected areas. It may be steady or intermittent, coming and going without any apparent reason. Chronic pain can occur in nearly any part of your body.

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Level AAA diagram. When treatment is done on the sole basis of symptoms, there is no recovery. In the troubled company, “fixes” are also made on the basis of symptoms, and almost never looked at at the deep level. Wrong approach!