Tag Archives: stress

DSM Classifications, Disease model, Mental Ilness : help or barrier?

DSM Classifications, disease model, mental illness : help or barrier to health? Benefits and limits of the disease paradigm to understanding both sickness and health. Paradigm shift necessary to define new models of health. Continue reading

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Prozac, Depression, Antidepressants and Health?

Prozac, depression, antidepressants and the difference between symptom relief and health, using crisis as an opportunity for fundamental change, drugs and symptom relief, a prozac nation forgetting to build health? Continue reading

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Popular Children Books

A list of popular children books promoting happiness, optimism, social learning, positive mental health, spirituality, countering the effects of bullying, resilience. Continue reading

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Hate Life

Hate Life? Stress tolerance, Five alternatives at the threshold of stress tolerance, explaining the logic of suicide and why it is a tragic ‘solution’, crisis are temporary while suicide is permanent, study of suicide survivors and Golden Gate Bridge, breakthrough to greater happiness in love, work and play. Continue reading

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Stress Techniques

Four key steps to effectively dealing with stress : recognition of realities, perspective, decision and action. Each step explained in the context of rising symptoms of stress and anxiety, stress and anger, physical symptoms of stress, depression stress, and psychosis. Overcome stress to breakthrough to greater love, work and play. Continue reading

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Stress Types

Stress types, five broad categories of stress types including stress and anxiety, stress and anger, physical symptoms of stress, depression stress, and psychosis. A hierarchy of defense where symptoms may escalate or combine to mobilize the mind to address the real issues underlying the stress. Continue reading

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Fear of People, Fear of Love, Fear of Work

Overcoming fear of people, fear of love, fear of work or a fear of the unknown. When we push ourselves beyond a previous best level of experience in love, work or play, fear in the form of stress can be experienced. Anxiety, anger, physical symptoms, depression and psychosis are all elements of human fear. Continue reading

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Symptoms of Stress and Anxiety

About stress, symptoms of stress and anxiety, five major stress types: symptoms of stress and anxiety, stress and anger, physical symptoms of stress, depression stress, and psychosis. Definition of stress symptoms, ability to track symptoms of stress and signs of stress using the Lifetrack model of Positive Mental Health. Continue reading

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Dr. Yukio Ishizuka

Dr. Yukio Ishizuka, A Japanese Harvard trained psychiatrist presents a new model of Health and Happiness. His background in psychiatry, East-West thought, McKinsey, Mergers and Acquistions, as well as important mentors such as Dr. Taro Takemi, Jack Ewalt and others inspired him to question DSM Model, and define and quantify a personality model of health that fulfills the psychologist Maria Jahoda’s 6 criteria for Models of Positive Mental Health Continue reading

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Positive Mental Health (Lifetrack Model & Lifetrack Therapy)

Insight into positive definitions of health, subjective happiness, self, intimacy, achievement, wellbeing, stress, physical health, life purpose, objective subjective experience, personality, Lifetrack model and Lifetrack therapy, a positive mental health model that fulfills Jahoda’s criteria for mental health. Continue reading

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