The human brain is a closed balanced energy system. You can't reduce something without increasing another. Perfection in one begets degradation in the other. Suppression of some fears provokes the growth of the second.
You can't suppress your inferiority complex. You can't suppress your delusions of grandeur. Let these two suppress each other, then you will attain the virtue of dispassion. If you suppress yourself, one of your vices will grow and devour you.
Truth is the only effective method of dealing with fear. The main source of fear is ignorance. Truth, by killing ignorance, makes man strong. All other ways to deal with fear lead to the loss of immunity to fear. Is fear to penetrate the armor, it in one moment destroys the human psyche.
The conditions and circumstances of human life are determined by the current structure of his brain. Everything a man feels, thinks, and has is firmly sewn into his brain. To change your life, you need to ReWire the brain, causing it to change and grow. You can't change lives without changing the brain first.
The role of genetics in human life is greatly exaggerated. Imagine that there is one good driver and two cars. One car is very expensive and good, the other cheap and bad. I assure you, a good driver Slippers will not prevent a good dance. Moreover, drivers are trained on cheap cars, not on expensive ones.
If a person is beaten, punished and scolded, and then given a candy for it (a gift, a reward, an apology), a conditioned reflex will develop in a person that conflict is good. A person will cease to be afraid of aggression in his address, will begin to provoke conflicts. Familiar?
Sexual energy sublimates into movement (creation), illusion (lies and fantasies), aggression (anger, motivation and clearing space). If creation and movement do not occur, all energy is spent on illusions and aggression, hypertrophied increasing them. On the other hand, restraining anger and fantasies can be part of the energy to transmit movement. Movement is good, but the essence of movement is to become creation and fruitfulness, otherwise one simply becomes a squirrel in a wheel.
Beliefs and phenomena of human consciousness are in close connection with his other beliefs and phenomena, as well as close people, work and lifestyle. Anything to move in this system can only be complex.
Freud was right that it was all the parents ' fault, and most of the reasons for our problems and failures lie in childhood. An improperly brought up child becomes an easy victim of neuroses and psychoses that break his life. But I will comfort you, self-healing as well as self-education is possible.
Classical cognitive psychology speaks of cognitive distortions with a minus sign, but there are also distortions with a plus sign. You can concentrate not only on the negative, but also on the positive... With, and the, and the will poison. It is necessary to be attentive to reality as a whole, and not to its separate parts of a body.
Neurosis always produces a split personality. By creating perfect images within, the mind is forced to piece them together. For example, one I - poor, other - good, or just one perfect partner no, need two or three to collect. Under each piece of the ideal is formed its semi-independent personality. Each personality of their own loves and hates, has its own preferences and tastes, usually in conflict and criticizes other personalities.
Neurosis differs from schizophrenia in the degree of self-control. The stronger the neurotic's self-control, the more terrifying his psychoses are and the more likely he is to achieve a degree of schizophrenia.
A neurosis is a dislike of yourself and schizophrenia is hatred. A neurotic makes efforts to restrain himself whereas a schizophrenic brings in tyranny and absolute power. Floods of neurotics are horrible and those of schizophrenics catastrophic.