3 thoughts on “Do You Create Self-Imposed Disasters?

  • December 10, 2014 at 1:55 pm

    Some of this “rings true,” but there are also some comments and choice of words that are troubling. ” Self respecting” people do all sort of things and engage in behaviors that are conducive to a vibrant life — and others that are not.

    People are exposed to events in utero through childhood:our brains are shaped by many things and we are for the most part unaware of decisions that are being made automatically. “Telling” some one there is an alternative is not enough to produce change. The person would actually have to perceive this as trut,h and learn and practice new behaviors to have a different end result.

    There definitely is excitement when one has procrastinated on important tasks, not particularly pleasurable, but for some it takes that extra adrenaline to be able to focus on what must be done sufficient to complete a single task. And lot of people in adrenalin junkie jobs, I am convinced, have some form of ADD and the emergent demands keep them on track.
    The influence of childhood experience includes both the interactions we can remember and all those we cannot, but which have literally left a lasting impression – or lasting connections and/or lack of connections – in out brains.

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  • December 10, 2014 at 3:27 pm

    you seem to have a lot of unresolved anger toward people with chronic mental health conditions. just because you can’t help them does not make them undeserving of compassion. the tone of this article was pretty offensive, accusatory and lacking in positive solutions. bothered me enough to stop and comment.

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  • December 10, 2014 at 6:04 pm

    someone must have looked into a crystal ball and saw my life in it’s entirety.

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