As we depend on each other we get attached. Listed in one of my previous posts there is four main adult attachment types: secure, anxious, avoidant and anxious avoidant. In this article I want to talk about the most popular adult attachment type, Secure.
In today's relationships we are often led to value independence and be fully autonomous. Having this attitude can lead to overlooked hardships in our relationships. Maybe it's fear of losing one’s self? Often during times of high stress, emotions and pressure we have a need to showcase our independence.
An alarming number of us may be depressed without knowing. It makes sense. Our world is beginning to become more and more divided. Our news and media tells us what to think. As a result we are not living our true authentic selves. When we are not living to our true authentic selves we are hindering our progression of growth and may actually subconciously be harming our selves with patterns you, your friends, family and even your collegauges may fail to recognize.
Through the years I get periods of extreme fatigue, and an unclear thought pattern. These patterns would last months at a time; it felt as though I had a clear thought, or the intent of a clear thought but it was unclear at the same time. For months at a time I started to describe this phenomenon as "brain fog". I knew something was wrong so I did my homework.
I hear it all around me, and quite often. "I am too busy", or "Sorry I didn't text I was busy". A good, positive work life balance is something that is difficult to achieve, especially for entrepreneurs. Without specific and intentional management of this balance – we can be overwhelmed or carried away by the various demands that jobs and lives throw at us and the resulting stress can cause a variety of mental and physical health challenges. Reaching a positive work/life balance can be especially difficult during times when workloads and schedules are increased or altered from your normal routine.
At its worst, depression can be a frightening, debilitating condition. Millions of people around the world live with depression. Many of these individuals and their families are afraid to talk about their struggles, and don't know where to turn for help. However, depression is largely preventable and treatable. Recognizing depression and seeking help is the first and most critical towards recovery.
Our anxiety is supposed to help bring us back to being our true, genuine selves. However, when we get stuck in a loop of fear, anxiety, and worrying, the effects can be detrimental. Chronic Anxiety can create compulsive behavior, as well as trigger a host of health problems.
By understanding first out selves we can begin to understand others. It holds the saying, " To love others we must love ourselves" true. Being ignorant just causes more trouble.Think about this for a moment. We often criticizes others for what they do. More often we may even do the exact same thing others are doing without knowing and we are sending negative thoughts their way.
Being an administrator on a depression support group on Facebook with over eleven thousand members, I have started seeing some common traits amongst a large majority of depressed people. They would either: