Most readers tend to believe what they think. Most readers tend to gather the information they think from social media and research on their own, Based on what you know of this man, would you feel it would it would be fair to call him a liar? And Why>
This is where the two sides divide. The old school crowd argues that all of these new “disorders” have been made up to take advantage of the problems some children have today. They point directly to the billions that have been made in the drug industry and the medical field.
After all, the diagnoses itself did not even exist 40 or 50 years ago! Could today’s society be responsible for the problems the youth of the nation and world are having? Back in the day, kids worked a job before and after school, and would never disrespect a parent. Video games with hyper-explicit graphics, television shows that portray images that would have been considered totally inappropriate for any audience, now appear in shows for 10-12 year old kids. That disrespectful disposition that kids have today was groomed by these things, and a lack of families with a both parents in the same house. As a matter of fact, many people are fearful they will go to jail if they even discipline their child. Today’s children have been ushered into this world with a sense of entitlement, and a lack of respect for authority in any form. These types of arguments are very common with people who grew up in a world where a teenager would help an old lady across the street, not steal her purse and hit her. They were young when you had to work the land or milk the cows before school, and if you looked sideways at an adult, you got to go pick out a switch or a belt, so you can get a few licks with it. Not so in the world we live in. That is a fact that nobody I have met will argue. The question is how did we get from there to here?
Did we create our own monster by going overboard with the whole diagnoses thing?
Is the DSM-V an inch thicker than it should be? That is one of the questions I asked myself about 20 years ago and I believe I am correct that it is possible. We may have become label superstars, addressing every problem people have with a pill or a diagnoses. How do you feel about the issue?
If you need help,
Many times we hear the term crazy when someone is describing another person. I hear it in the store, in the groups I hang out with and all over the place.I think there might be more to this statement then meets the eye. Maybe we are all crazy, and he who goes normal the most gets the least mental health treatment! That seems to make sense.
“My psychiatrist told me I was crazy and I said I want a second opinion. He said okay, you’re ugly too. ”
This is one of my favorites. Mother Teresa on living life. Not many know that her 50 years of serving others was riddled with depression. She chose to do what was right regardless of how it felt. Do we act on our feelings, or on what the right thing to do is? Making choices that we know are right, but feel oh so wrong is a key to breaking through to the next level in our capacity to learn.
Will this book affect you or someone you love forever?
Today I will share with you my experiences over 25 years with this book and how it is used by doctors to give out labels. Its not for the faint of heart, so my next post may be surprising to some, but it is the truth. That’s what I do.
Did you know that a new study based on clinical studies has proven that 90% of what we think was adopted from someone else’s opinion? With that in mind, they also say we should always live by the 25/50/100 rule. Believe 25% of what you hear, 50% of what you read, and 100% of what you see. How can we know what if what we are hearing is true, and who defines truth in mental health? Take the terms good and bad for example. I have worked with kids who thought they were being good if they did not hit a teacher that day. That’s what they were taught. So, where do we set the bar for what is good and what is bad? Its a subjective concept when working with troubled children. If you have a crisis and do not know where to turn, contact me and I will work with you personally. You deserve real solutions if you have real problems! http://www.gofundme.com/HipTim
This is a picture of Carey Hart, one of the greatest freestyle motocross riders ever. He created a trick called the “heart attack” and has won as many awards as you can in the sport. I wonder if he had any fear the first time he tried the trick? I mean, who gave him permission to exceed all expectations in the Motocross games? That is an interesting question. We will discuss the idea of breaking through barriors today. Stay tuned.
Think you may have a child involved in a gang? If not, how can you be sure , and why do kids join gangs?
Who am I?
I will post a few pictures of people we see all the time and then discuss what kind of person they might be. What type of person do you think this is? You will be surprised at the real truth behind why someone you care about may act one way with peers, and another way with you…
I not only have worked and lived with thousands of kids of all ages, I have my own too! This is the baby in the family, she is 2 now. From there it goes like this; 6, 15, 15, 18! needless to point out, but I will anyway…I have had the chance over the years to work with my own children on some of the same issues I work with other kids on. This has given me a passion for the professional advice I do give, as I have seen in my own life how things REALLY work….! Read about my availability on my link below!