Alex Bangura

26
Jun

Rage and the start…

The political situation in the US following Super Tuesday 2016, hot on the heels of John Oliver’s show on Donald Trump https://www.facebook.com/LastWeekTonight/videos/851020811693596/ brings me to write about a very specific choice in therapy: how to move forward depending on some conditions the client presents. For Trump, emotions in his supporting public are raging and obliterating any connection to the reality of the

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26
Jun

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder is a psychiatric diagnosis used in the hope of understanding and relieving the distress of a person who suffers from extreme swings in both mood and level of energy and activity.  The polarities are: Depression Sometimes manifested in decreased interest Appetite and energy Sleeplessness Fatigue Trouble concentrating Persistent sadness… Mania Sometimes manifested in racing thoughts An elevated expansive

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26
Jun

Anger Management

The Primary Emotions When the man succumbs to road rage and yells at his wife over an innocent remark, he is experienc­ing what Goleman dubbed “an emotional hijacking,” in which the amygdala takes over the brain… let’s discuss this.   A man has just endured a lousy day at work capped off by a tongue-lashing from his boss. On the

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26
Jun

Grief And Loss

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26
Jun

Vitality

Suzanne Simard: How trees talk to each other  

26
Jun

Lying

All of the Messed-Up Sh*t That Keeping Secrets Does to Your Body http://www.womenshealthmag.com/life/keeping-secrets-messes-up-body http://ambadylab.stanford.edu/pubs/Slepian-Masicampo-Toosi-Ambady_Physical-Burdens-of-Secrecy_in-press_JEPG.pdf https://research.chicagobooth.edu/~/media/78c2d9e3846046bca837acee5d5853f4.pdf http://psycnet.apa.org/psycinfo/2015-05380-001/ Exploring the Secrecy Burden Aprill 2015 Journal of Personality and Social Psychology

26
Jun

Narcissism

Why You Think You Are Right

26
Jun

7 Reasons Why Emotional Intelligence Is One Of The Fastest-Growing Job Skills

Here’s why hiring managers say they often value emotional intelligence more highly than IQ. Click link below to read full article 7 Reasons Why Emotional Intelligence Is One Of The Fastest-Growing Job Skills

26
Jun

Distortions and deceptions in strategic decisions

Companies are vulnerable to misconceptions, biases, and plain old lies. But not hopelessly vulnerable. Click the link below to read the full article: Distortions and deceptions in strategic decisions

26
Jun

Why Happy People Cheat

Most descriptions of troubled marriages don’t seem to fit my situation,” Priya insists. “Colin and I have a wonderful relationship. Great kids, no financial stresses, careers we love, great friends. He is a phenom at work, fucking handsome, attentive lover, fit, and generous to everyone, including my parents. My life is good.” Yet Priya is having an affair. “Not someone I would

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