“If You Believe You Can Or You Believe You Can't, Either Way You're Probably Right”
You may have heard someone say this about beliefs. It sounds contradictory, even ridiculous, but you had better believe that it's right! Understanding your beliefs, how they control your life and the traps caused by beliefs is a key ingredient in the mental game of success.
Mood disorder has become a bit of a generic term when discussing mental health. A person with any sort of emotional or psychological difficulty -- generalized anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, phobias, etc. -- may be described as having a "mood disorder". But in reality, the term mood disorder refers to one of two specific conditions: depression or Bipolar Disorder (Manic Depression).
No matter how much wealth we manage to accumulate in this world, it is virtually useless without good health. This is tied closely to the knowledge of our own mortality. Deep down, we all know that we only have a handful of decades on Earth and then it's over.