OCD is triggered due to breach of trust. It has two clear components a) obsessive thoughts b) compulsive thoughts. Compulsive thoughts are the one, which trigger in our mind on its own and we have poor control on their arrival in our conscious mind. We all have such thoughts all the time due to disturbance in emotional body but since mind is balanced, as normal person, we are able to control them and focus on normal life. However it is an effort. When intensity and periodicity of such compulsive thoughts become higher and reach a critical mass, they turn obsessive and our control on them is now very fragile. […]
Dementia is a state of mind where our consciousness loses reference to the present moment and drowns into the past. This happens to all of us all the time, but however in case of dementia, need to come back to present moment is not felt by mind as strongly as felt by normal people who are focused on survival. Are we saying as our need to survive( not to be taken as need to live) goes down, we begin to drown into the memories which we pushed under during our younger days and live in them? Is this lack of vision for future that we turn to past? is it lack of hope? or is it lack of usefulness which men ( and now more women) begin to experience after they are no more productive or have a need to be productive economically or socially or personally? […]
When he broke her trust by going out for a date, she developed OCD and would check for every move of her husband. She fought, questioned and that ruined her family life and finally took her life way.
While doing MBBS degree, his father was shot dead in his hometown and later on when he got married, his wife cheated him. As a professor in a Middle-East university, he was harassed and not allowed to come to India. He finally managed to run away but by then, he had developed depression and later Schizophrenia. A year later, he committed suicide. […]
Every culture has rituals to deal with loss or pressure. In case of death in the family, India has tradition of 13 days of living in sorrow to ground it. Friends and society make sure everyone cries and releases the sadness. Religious yet spiritual chants and worshiping is designed to give wisdom to the grieving family to let go of attachment and restore faith in life. […]
Reena (27) and Sanjeev (29) is young IT couple blessed with a baby boy after 2 years of Infertility where the cause was unknown. With 3 Skype sessions, we discovered that Reena was feeling insecure […]