Maladaptive Daydreaming: where wild minds come to rest
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I think many of you also have trouble staying focused when you are trying to work or study.
I find that sometimes I go into a "MDD tailspin" when I have a lot of work/ or important work to do. I remember distinctly that when it came to studying I was always distracted by my MDD. I also have an underlying hyper vigilance that usually gets in the way.
I found this online site/ company called focus@will
Here are some links:…Continue
Just wanted to share, I've been playing a free online game called "Superbetter". It was invented by game designers under the guidance of health specialists to help people improve personal resilience (i.e build up optimism and motivation).
They consist of quick and simple exercises that help increase emotional well-being. It has different "packages" for depression, anxiety, addiction etc. I've been playing it under the depression package, its easy to…Continue
I've been reading a lot on the effects of childhood trauma disassociation and connection. I have a reading list related to these issues and have sifted through the internet but was unable to find downloadable pdf/ epub version of these books. (Yes I'm the type who tries not to buy ebooks if I can get them for free). Was wondering if anyone had access to the following:
1) Born for Love: Why Empathy is Essential and…Continue
Some people here are familiar with the story "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" originally written by James Thurber in 1939. It's about a guy who works for a publishing company and lives in elaborate fantasy worlds but eventually goes through a real life adventure.
I strongly suspect that the author understood MD very well. Anyway it was made into a movie in 1947, but the modern remake with Ben Stiller as the main character Walter Mitty is due to come out…Continue