Saturday, July 11

Tag: defence mechanism

MEETING ONE’S NEMESIS (Part One)
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MEETING ONE’S NEMESIS (Part One)

The human mind is a powerful and potent force – no, let me correct this and rephrase it. I think the human mind is full of potential and ability to become a powerful force but is actually a sensitive and vulnerable force. At times it is too fragile for its own good. The mind is the ultimate in complexity; it is a phenomenon and a phenomenal complexity. And it is usually the phenomenal things that we struggle to comprehend. Depression no doubt is one such anomaly that exposes the fragility of the mind. I say anomaly because in my view depression is abnormal, this state of the mind is inconsistent with what we call a “normal” state of the mind. Those who have experienced depression tell of their devastating consequences this illness has on their lives. The mind and body feel lethargic at ...