Childhood Depression… Know the Signs
Childhood Depression Depression hurts. But its signs and symptoms differ in children than adults. While adults may show signs of sadness, lack of energy, problems with sleep, or inability to enjoy the simple pleasures in life, because children have difficulties explaining their emotional state, their symptom presentation is very different from that of an adult. …
Inspiration for the Soul The Philosopher’s Stone Change: The most frightening word many will ever face. But why is this? Change within the environment elicits fear. This one emotion, while valid, creates a whole host of secondary responses in the body that primes us for one thing, fight or flight. Salivation turns off, digestion turns off,…
Understanding Childhood Depression: A Depth Psychological Perspective (Part 2)
Johnny: A Hypothetical Case of Depressive Symptoms This week, we continue our exploration of our hypothetical teenage boy, Johnny. While in our previous segment, Johnny was somewhat recluse to himself and falling short in his academic affairs, this week, we examine another presentation of depression. Over the past few weeks, Johnny has been showing more…
Understanding Childhood Depression: A Depth Psychological Perspective
Childhood Depression A Hypothetical Case Presentation John is a 16-year-old male that has been recently home-schooled due to the COVID 19 pandemic. In 10th grade, John’s academics were superb, he made the honor roll with a 4.0 GPA, and he was active in high school sports. His passion was volleyball and water polo, and he…
Our Psyche-Spiritual Development… Darkness, Being Idle, and Personal Stagnation
Inspiration Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people. Carl Jung Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain. Carl Jung A Father’s Guide to Wisdom The bible guides us to understand that our original state was one shrouded in…
The Philosopher’s Corner: The Science of Procrastination v. The Art of Doing
Dr. Tom explores why it is so hard to do those little things that would immeasurably improve your life.
Inspiration: The Possibility Behind Belief
Dr. Tom explores how hope and faith opens doors of possibility behind the belief we hold upon ourselves and the dreams we create.