Category Archives: Depression

WORK-IT’S DEPRESSING

LOST CONNECTIONS  In the 2019 book "Lost Connections" by Johann Hari, he states that lack of meaningful work leads to anxiety and depression. A Gallup poll of millions of workers across 142 countries found that 13% were “engaged” in their jobs, 63% “not engaged” and 24% “actively disengaged” A surprising British study showed those at…
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Vagus Nerve & DMN used to reduce depression

Why most mental illnesses are gut brain/nervous system problems The Neuroscience article shown below discusses the use of vagus nerve stimulation VNS to increase functionality of the Default Mode Network and reducing major depressive disorder. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Cognitive Principle Matrix uses the same two systems to explain why depression and most other mental illnesses are…
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The secret of motivation-One of the best speeches ever-1.1 million hits

10 reasons how Mel Robbins’ “The 5 second rule” works. The 5 Second Rule: Transform your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage by Mel Robbins https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Lz0VOltZKA "The secret of self motivation-One of the best speeches ever" [1.1 million views] Today, (1st October, 2017) I listened to Mel Robbins’ you tube presentation of her book and…
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Depression-A simplified view

What is Depression? According to cognitive principle matrix theory "depression is feeling hopeless and having hopeless thoughts, generating enough fear to try to force the body into withdrawal mode" Note: The term "withdrawal" is based on Dr. Stephen Porge's polyvagal theory. It is a conflict between the three brains. The head and the heart brain…
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