I respect your view, but coming from and still in the neuroscience field, I don't agree with any of the science you've explained. Chemicals can influence mood, and even action, before it occurs, as the brain can mimic the process if it is seen performed by someone else. You should look into 'Mirror Neurons'. Anyway, I feel that under-estimating mental health issues and saying "Just be positive" is not the answer because the physical and chemical brain is directly involved.

I fully agree with you about ‘just be positive’ is not an answer. And I hope I didn’t seem to suggest that through what I posted previously.  To clarify, I don’t discount the fact that there are conditions that could justifiably be classified as a disorder, but given the stigma around the word mental, I [...]

Question – Repeat after me:

storyseldomtold replied to your post: Do you have a medical background or scientific references to prove that mental illnesses are just “a state of mind” with no effects in the brain? The biggest issue in your methodology of deriving conclusions is the use of first-hand experiences, which is by definition, subjective and biased. Alaos, babies [...]

Do you have a medical background or scientific references to prove that mental illnesses are just "a state of mind" with no effects in the brain?

I guess this question was bound to come up. I’m not sure how it’s intended or from what perspective you’re asking this.  The short answer is, no. I don’t have a medical background, but all the information I share on the subject is supported by numerous research efforts, holistic healing methods that challenge mainstream medicine, [...]

Question – Handwriting Analysis

storyseldomtold replied to your post: Hey! Do you think you can interpret my hand writing for me? That was mad cool! Do you have qualifications for it or are deep in that area of study? But my writing changes all the time… i.e if I don’t handwrite for a while. How does that say anything [...]