Is MDD blocking our future?

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I was listening to a radio show and the guy was talking about what we visualize or daydream becomes our future. I have always heard what you think or ponder the most will come to pass. Your subconscious will work to make it a reality. That is why it is not good to think on negative things, like if someone imagines themselves doing a crime sooner or later they will find opportunity to do the crime for real. Well this got me thinking about how MDD would play into this. If you daydream about things that are not possible to become reality what does your subconscious do with these cues? Not like normal daydreams where a person gets a better job or is more healty etc, but the type including impossibilities like time travel, super human abilities etc. Does this get our minds stuck, in a loop? Like feeding bad data into a computer program, it will not be able to complete the calculations. So it may get stuck (my internet browser does that all the time) not able to move on to other things. This may keep us from having the motivation to go on the better things and may stop the “projection” of synchronicity. Some believe your subconscious will send out “requests” for the “universe” to bring to reality through chance encounters.  Not saying I believe that but it does make sense that MDD could be limiting us from reaching our potential. What do you think?

 

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Maladaptive Daydreaming- Coping day to day

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MDDIn psychology, coping is “constantly changing cognitive and behavioral efforts to manage specific external and/or internal demands that are appraised as taxing” or “exceeding the resources of the person”. Coping is thus expending conscious effort to solve personal and interpersonal problems, and seeking to master, minimize or tolerate stress or conflict.

Are we coping? I guess we are in our own way, in differing degrees. As a functioning MDer what is your day like? How do you cope? I found a youtube video from a young girl who is struggling with MD. I can really relate to her feelings of despair. I’ve been in that dark place and return there from time to time. But in between those lowest times I do cope. I manage to go to work, to maintain a marriage. It is often a matter of putting one foot in front of the other, not knowing if…

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