Psychology is basically the science of an individual's behavior. The dictionary meaning of psychology is the 'study of the mind'. The relationship between the body and the mind is evident in the study of psychology. Psychology is in fact a derivative of the fields of philosophy and physiology.
The human mind, brain and emotions are now understood to be linked to a greater field of consciousnesses in some or the other way which are not yet fully comprehended by the intellectuals. Some psychologist even suspect that the human spirit or soul also play a part in the human psychology. Psychologist try to conclude why certain people behave the way they behave. Human consciousness is just the outer layer to what lies within; the subconscious mind plays a greater role in influencing the human behavior.
Each and every person at some time experiences emotional blocks which makes it difficult for them to concentrate in their daily activities. These mental blocks could result in a lot of stressful emotions like guilt, anger, frustrations, defeat, sadness. Tormented by such mental blocks people subconsciously look for ways to release them. There are many people who when depressed indulge in over eating. Some grownups indulge in dangerous and exciting adventure sports to forget about their fears and traumas. Moreover, it has been noticed that small kids who face difficult situations try to hurt themselves.
There are many alternate therapies available which may help a person restore the emotional balance. Meditation and Yoga have been known to help millions of people worldwide to experience a renewed state of emotional equation. Still, a person can contact a counselor for professional help. To help a person overcome a stressful situation, counselors draws on knowledge from several fields, which definitely includes psychology as the main subject. These days married couples who are not able to adjust with each other seek counseling for a happy and long lasting married commitment. Counseling has also helped people who experienced suicidal tendencies.
The psychologist can help a person recognize the energy of guilt, anger, frustration and other tormenting emotions. It helps a person become emotionally strong and helps them realize how different healthy emotional flow feels from the nasty state of emotional upheaval. Moreover, a psychologist can help a person break free from the energy of viscid judgment and guilt in daily life. People who are emotionally free are always able to make better decisions as compared to others.