"Loss of heart arises from a basic sense of grief
and defeat. Specific losses may be involved: loss of a loved one, a career,
material possessions, or self-esteem. Or there may be a
more global sense of defeat carried over from childhood. In either case, the
depressed person feels a sense of
loss of control." - John
"The clinically depressed are less susceptible to
basic cognitive errors. The clinically depressed recognize the illusion for
what it is. Unhappy people have the more accurate view of reality." -
Daniel GilbertMost of the time depression has two facets: a physical element
tied to brain inflammation which may be due to diet, injury or toxins and a
Many times when lost in depression the
psychospiritual aspects keep an individual from taking the proper steps to heal
the actual physical damage.
develops a worldview over the course of their lifetime.
We may fall into
psychospiritual depression when expectations
of reality clash with the
actual facts of one's place in the overall scheme of things.
inability to recognize one's place in the greater scheme of things is an
inability to except life for what it is and
a failure of imagination which are both tied to agency -
a desire to control circumstances.
Psychospiritual depression may
serve as an important catalyst in a larger living process that, when correctly
understood, affords an individual the
opportunity to deepen, empty,
and open one's heart.
From a materialistic viewpoint depression is
the nemesis of happiness indicating a
fundamental failure in living.
None of the circumstances that we
struggle to achieve last.
They do not provide the depth of freedom we
desire for any length of time.
People are trapped in the
endless task of securing things they
believe will make them happy but in the long run we all face the reality of
the end of everything we so
People have a hard time releasing the belief that
the only way to be happy is to have
life work out according to unrealistic expectations.
epidemic of demoralization afflicting modern culture shares some symptoms with
depression but demoralization tends to be mislabelled and treated as if it were
liberation means a surrender of unattainable, unrealistic and egotistical
desires rather than a victory over situations and conditions.
surrender becomes possible as we shift from cognitive
dominance, the need to control, to
submission, the ability to
accept, to directly experience, to
immerse oneself, in the
In the heart of happiness,
assumption that we must escape
or change our present situation to become whole.
We can never be entirely safe, secure, or free of discomfort as
only the dead are entirely free from
emotional pain, sadness or
loss but emotional pain,
especially that based on
understanding of reality,
provides the motivation
and ultimately the
inspiration to discover and live a
life based on the truth.
Psychospiritual depression is a sign that
a psychospiritual rebirth is
immanent and necessary marking a potentially significant spiritual break
from one's old life - beliefs,
The present moment can be
experienced as whole in and of itself but this requires a clean break from
A new study debunks the flawed original study that concluded that a
single gene determined one's risk of depression in response to a divorce, a
lost job or another serious life reversal.
The original study followed
847 people from birth to age 26 and found that those most likely to sink into
depression after a stressful event - job loss,
bankruptcy - had a particular
variant of a gene involved in
the regulation of
In the original study those with another variant of the
same gene, orginally claimed to be more resilient, was found to be no
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