Twenty years ago it was not as prominent. It’s either that more people are losing their marbles or it’s that mental illness is misdiagnosed more often by unqualified people.
Examples:
A boyfriend that chooses to end the relationship: Narcissist!
Little boy with a lot of energy who
can’t sit still: ADHD!
Woman who decides to get
butt implants: Body Dismorphia!
Person who disagrees with your post on Facebook: Mentally Retarded!
Sadly, as Society we are so quick to label others based on our judgments.
As I alluded to, most people are not qualified to make a proper diagnosis,
so they label someone with a disorder to make themselves feel better.
As time goes on and more mental disorders are added to the DSM-5
(Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders)
And the more Judgemental people will misdiagnose them with the wrong disorders.
One Disorder that I’ve been thinking a lot about lately is DELUSION.
We all know a delusional person who believes in an fantasy version of themselves,
even though their reality does not match up with it at all.
Having a delusional person in your life is quite challenging, it’s as if you want to tell them that it is impossible for them to accomplish their goal or that their worldview is unrealistic,
but it’s tough because they are so certain about it &
every cell of their being believes in their fantasy.
If you tell them the truth, oftentimes they will get very upset with you and they may never talk to you ever again.
Even though you and everyone around them sees reality as it is.
The delusional person is committed to a fake fantasy that will never ever happen.
On the other end of the spectrum,
you have a Realist.
This is a person who is totally in touch with reality and they see things EXACTLY as they are.
There is no inflated sense of importance or perspective based on fairy tale.
Sure the Realest may not be living on cloud 9 24/7 and they aren’t constantly daydreaming about things that will never happen.
Instead they live in reality and see things for what they are.
And they’re able to Control the circumstances of their life to make their vision a reality.
I’ve often found that the most successful people I’ve met are Realists.
Their vision is in line with their actions and they do whatever it takes to make their reality match their vision.
Whereas, most delusional people I know are ALL Talk and No Action.
They often talk about the great things they will do but when it comes down to doing them,
they come up with excuses find significance by playing the victim.
We were all delusional at one point,
perhaps when we were 5, we put on a cape and believed that we could fly.
Or at one point we got too cocky and let our Ego put us in a situation in which we Failed terribly and embarrassed ourselves awkwardly.
Ideally, at some point, most delusional people wake up from their fantasy dream and realize that this type of thinking will not get them anywhere in life…
Hopefully, they will one day have a breakthrough in their self-awareness and realize that their goal is in no way aligned to the person they are,
what they’ve achieved in the past
and that their vision very unlikely to come to fruition.
And at that moment they may transform into a Realist…
A person who sees things as they are,
knows exactly what needs to be done and takes the appropriate Actions to do whatever it takes to accomplish the Goal!
I would love to get your take on this…
is life Easier being Delusional or being Real?
They say ignorance is bliss.
Is it better to become a Realist and live closer to Reality
or
to be Delusional and live life as if it is
a Fantasy?
An elderly homeless dude with a long white beard just barged into me.
He looked at me, deep into my eyes, and started Yelling!
BE PREPARED, THE END IS NEAR!
I looked at him totally confused?
I ​​soon ​​​​​realized that this man ​i​s not mentally stable.
So I just awkwardly ignored him and ​k​ept walking. ​​
A​s I walked past him, ​​​h​e kept on saying,
Be prepared, the end is near!
Be prepared, the end is near!
Be prepared, the end is near!
As if he believed it with every cell of his being.
And he is not alone, there are many people
that believe that we are seriously living
in the ​”​end of times.​”​
They are convinced that the world is going to end,
and there are signs that it is happening ​​​soon…
Signs such as Gay Marriage, ​A​dvances in Technology & ​​​Robotics,
and even​ ​Marijuana Legalization​​.​​
​​For some people these are signs ​​​​that ​the End is Near!
OH MY!
I personally think these are signs
that the world is ​​getting​​ Better,
Not worse.
The funny thing is that a thousand years ago
people said the same shit,
“the world is going to end, look for the signs!”
and a thousand years from now
people will still be saying
“the end is near!”
Whether or not the world ends tomorrow,
I do not know?
But I do know
one thing is for certain…
If I felt like the end was near,
what type of effect would that have on my outlook on life?
It would be pretty shitty.
When people prepare for the end of something
they start to give up on it.
Think about how you act at the beginning of a relationship
compared to the end of a relationship.
Nobody knows when the world will end
or if it will even end at all.
But that is not important.
What is important is for you
to Focus on the Present Moment,
like, Right Now.
Because THIS Moment is
what is for Certain.
NOW is All we have!
It is the only proven thing that exists.
The past is already gone,
and the future is not yet here.
There’s only one moment for you to live,
and that is
right Here & right NOW.
Anything beyond this moment
is a figment of your imagination.
That being said,
Allow others to ​F​ear that the end is near.
And leave them the task of preparing for it,
even if they choose to give up on their current life.
But You have the choice to be Born Again,
in This Moment.
Because Every Moment we are Born into a ​​beautiful ​​world
of infinite possibilities.
And What You Do R​​IGHT NOW​​ is what Matters Most.
Decide if you want Love
​​o​​r if you want Fear
to be the driving force of your Life.

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