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A deeper look at one of the mind's most misunderstood states.
Frank J. Ninivaggi M.D., DLF-A.P.A.
Understanding mindfulness as a natural and age-old mindset makes learning therapeutic breathing to achieve integrative life engagement rich in meaning and value.
The "Making Sense of Emotion" theory views emotional intelligence as "emotional literacy." This emotional knowing is a four-step learnable process. It expands emotional intelligence.
Depression is prevalent in up to 8 percent of adolescents and may steadily rise because of COVID's persistent fallout. Red flags need identification; effective treatments exist.
Psychotherapy is not dead despite the advantages medications provide. A selective review of psychotherapy’s landscape.
Illness Anxiety Disorder was coined well before DSM-5 but has increased prominence now.
Besides ample knowledge and good training, a doctor’s empathetic and compassionate personality contributes to good medicine—recovery-oriented and shared decision-making.
Many competent older workers desire to continue in their profession. But younger administrators may want to renovate by implicitly ushering them out.
The inevitable next public health challenge—the mental health residuals of social distancing—is an emergency within an emergency.
Pandemic solutions are required for the entire population, not only for hospitals.
Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) affect more than 1 percent of children in the United States. A number of signs indicate that professional consultation may be warranted.
Is this person depressed, or just feeling "burned out"?
Transitional engagement builds bridges toward successful change.
Learned mindfulness, a new paradigm for mindfulness, incorporates emotional intelligence for expanding quality of life.
Psychopharmacology can result in concrete changes in emotions, thinking, and the body’s functioning.
Loneliness now reportedly affects up to 47 percent of adults—double the number affected a few decades ago.
Mindfulness is the art of being in the “now”—living fully in the present. Mindfulness requires transformation to a new future, not merely change from an incomplete past.
The Royal Path is Patanjali’s Yoga protocol devised two-thousand years ago targeting body, mind, and spiritual refinement. Even then, Mindfulness was a central concern.
Mindful Medicine 2018 is here. Value is what patients, doctors, and healthcare systems target.
Mindfulness as a mode of awareness involves the self-regulation of attention maintained on immediate experience with an orientation that is curious, inquiring, open, and accepting.
Narcissism exists in the Himalayas as "asmita." Who knew?
"Learned Mindfulness" is achieving Authentic Integrity. This Integrity Mindfulness model prevents job burnout and optimizes the quality of life.
Becoming literate has longer-term implications for major developmental and life transitions.
Health literacy emerges from basic literacy.
ADHD: a performance deficit---significant difficulties implementing academic skills, not specifically learning them.
Is ADHD over-diagnosed and stimulant drugs over-prescribed?
“The only question left to be settled now is: Are women persons? And I hardly believe any of our opponents will have the hardihood to say they are not." —Susan B. Anthony
We strive for competency. We want a better quality of life. To achieve this, our second language, thought, not only needs but demands its mother language—emotion.
Emotions make our mud human—sometimes intelligently caring, often charming, on occasion—lovable.
How about considering new values or a "refresh" of what you already believe?
Happiness is a human right—to live decently, have the freedoms and opportunities to work toward self-development, and feel, if not actually become, prosperous.
“Burnout” sounds like a dirty word, but work-life imbalance is becoming an ever-increasing reality in the workforce.
Winning is sharing. The biomental child development perspective says: “for you to win, your opposer also must win."
Frank John Ninivaggi, M.D., F.A.P.A., is an associate attending physician at the Yale-New Haven Hospital, an assistant clinical professor of Child Psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine.
Unconscious envy: biting breast that feeds, poisoning the well
Empathy absent; narcissism present
Destructiveness- self-sabotage, raw guilt
Healthy maturation of envy possible