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▶ From “De-pressed” to “Deep Rest”: Depression as a Call to Spiritual Awakening? – Jeff Foster – YouTube


▶ From “De-pressed” to “Deep Rest”: Depression as a Call to Spiritual Awakening? – Jeff Foster – YouTube.

Social Life: empathy is a double edge sword


According to psychologist Susan Meindl, empathy is the earliest form of communication: “Human beings communicate through empathic connection from birth. Mothers and infants accurately read each other’s emotional communications. This skill is never lost and we all use empathic understanding of other people’s feelings to round out and nuance what they say to us. We … Continue reading

Look into my eyes: Children can be trained to improve recognition of other people’s emotions — ScienceDaily


Excerpt from  Look into my eyes: Children can be trained to improve recognition of other people’s emotions — ScienceDaily. Children can using training to spot crucial cues on someone’s emotional state, new research has shown. It is hoped the findings could lead to new or improved interventions for children and adults who have difficulty recognizing … Continue reading

Recognizing emotions, and what happens when this is interrupted — ScienceDaily


Excerpt from  Recognizing emotions, and what happens when this is interrupted — ScienceDaily.   Recognizing the emotions other people feel is crucial for establishing proper interpersonal relations. To do so, we look at amongst other things facial expressions and body posture. Unfortunately, in some neurological disorders this ability is heavily impaired. This happens, for example, … Continue reading

Emotional Contagion: Being an “Emotional Sponge”


Empathy is a universal human ability. When it is genuinely missing or inadequate, such as in cases of autism or psychopathy, we describe it as a serious mental illness. Like most other human qualities however, empathy may be innately stronger in some individuals. It can also be consciously or unconsciously fostered or defended against. As … Continue reading

Susan Meindl – EzineArticles.com Expert Author


Highly Sensitive People and Depression: Overstimulation May Lead to Depression. Health and Fitness: Depression • Published: August 3, 2011 Feeling overstimulated is an unpleasant and aversive experience. Highly sensitive individuals suffer from overstimulation sooner and more often than many other people and may respond to chronic overstimulation by developing depression. This article describes major sources … Continue reading

Highly Sensitive People and Emotional Contagion


Whenever we enter a human space we consciously and unconsciously tune into and are influenced by the emotions of others around us both positively and negatively. This inborn tendency to be emotionally “in synch” with the other humans around us is what psychological researchers call emotional contagion. We respond instinctively to the emotional tone of … Continue reading

Child in Mind: Study Implicates Genetics and Family Dynamics in ADHD


Reblogged from : Child in Mind: Study Implicates Genetics and Family Dynamics in ADHD. “When ADHD is conceptualized as emanating from the development of emotional and behavioral regulation, specific genetic and family environmental factors are likely to jointly influence ADHD outcomes in particular ways. The present report capitalized on the potential to investigate an important … Continue reading

The Top 10 List For Creating Healthy Kids | This Emotional Life


Reblogged excerpt from: The Top 10 List For Creating Healthy Kids | This Emotional Life. This content is provided in conjunction with This Emotional Life’s Early Moments Matter initiative. Early Moments Matter is dedicated to making sure that every child has the best possible chance at emotional well-being. Find out how to receive the Early … Continue reading

Toxic Fear – the wounded heart of codependency


Reblogged segment from: Fear of Intimacy It is very important in recovery to start making a distinction – drawing a boundary – between being and behavior. Growing up in dysfunctional societies taught us to equate our worth – and judge the worth of others – based upon external appearances. We experienced love as conditional on … Continue reading

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