We all have an incredible amount of strength but many of us fail to identify with it. The reason is that families and societies give us distressing experiences and images of power. If you’ve ever encountered someone who used their power to oppress you, you can develop...
Adam Zwig, PhD
How Your Problems Are Your Personal Growth Trying To Happen
Life problems are not pathological but rather unseen processes of change and growth trying to get your attention.
Your enlightenment lies just below the surface.
Close your eyes and come into the present moment. Gently scan your feelings and notice what you experience—physically, emotionally, and mentally. Take a few minutes to pay attention to whatever’s going on. Then slowly and carefully scan for a more subtle feeling—an...
Why People Believe Falsehoods about the Brain and Mental Health
If you’re okay with taking psychiatric medications, you may not want to read this. Also, never stop meds without doctor supervision and therapeutic support. In this blog post I identify a profound problem in psychiatry and psychology. At the bottom of the post there...