Stop Focusing on Yourself

A significant cause of depression and poor mental health is self-absorption. Selfishness not only hurts those around us but hurts the person. It inclines us towards failure because it keeps us in a negative mental rut. Karl Menninger said, “Generous people are rarely mentally ill people.” When asked what he would advise a person to […]

It’s up to you!

Epictetus, the great Stoic philosopher, warned that we should be more concerned about removing wrong thoughts from our mind than removing tumors and abscess from the body. Dr. G. Canby Robinson declared that four out of five patients admitted to John Hopkins Hospital were suffering from conditions brought on in part by emotional strains and […]

Overcome Evil with Good

An interesting concept is taken from the book of Romans 12:21. Much of our time, energy and strength was wasted because we don’t get the power of this scripture, instead of overcoming evil with good, we try to fight it. Emotions of fear, worry, anxiety, and stress cannot be removed by willpower to fight them […]