The Origins and Mechanism of Creativity and the Nature of the Association between Major Mental Disorders (MMDs) and Geniuses — A Novel Approach

“Πολλα τα δεινα, ανθρωπου ουδεν δεινοτερον.” (Gk,“There are many awe-inspiring wonders, none greater than a human being.”  Chorus in Antigone by Sophocles)  Introduction There exists an association between creativity and Major Mental Disorders (MMDs) known since antiquity. The ancient Greeks considered both as “having been touched by the gods.”Aristoteles with perspicacity he stated ” There is…

Lifestyle Revisited

  I just returned from  a journey we take once a year to  my native country Greece.  It is truly a lovely land of my ancestors, and guess what?  Mediterranean people still eat Mediterranean diet.  And of course, the  epidemic of strokes, heart troubles and diabetes.,we now have here in  our own country does not exists…

LIFE STYLE AND YOU: The Rules

We certainly follow them when driving;  we cannot drive against the traffic.  We cannot  exceed the speed limit (not too much anyway).  We cannot run a red light.  I know all of us do sometime and we may even get away with it for a while but we end up sooner or later in grief,…

All About Love

As I have mentioned before, we humans — social beings as we are — among other things, need love.  Lots of it.  We have the need to give love and get love.  If we don’t we wilt!  That’s how we have survived over thousands of years while trying to make it by the skin-of-our-teeth in…