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Dr. Sam Qurashi Presents His Theory on Stress Inducing Information and How to Deal with It

Dr. Sam understands that emotional stress is the bane of modern living and has emerged as a global problem, wounding billions of people and affecting countless families.
Sam Qurashi

Dr. Sam Qurashi is a former psychiatric resident who purposefully left his medical career and decided to culminate his knowledge of human behavior with his intense creativity to form motivating and mind-stimulating content. He shares his opinions on various aspects of human life and how the mind reacts to them.

Dr. Sam understands that emotional stress is the bane of modern living and has emerged as a global problem, wounding billions of people and affecting countless families. He presents his theory which explains five types of information that induce stress.

  1. Excessive information

Dr. Sam states that the overload of information you seek, chase, and receive leaves you overwhelmed. When you are overwhelmed you lose control and what comes next is beyond your control. This thought makes you feel unsafe, unprotected and threatened, which results in feeling stressed.

Dr. Sam understands that emotional stress is the bane of modern living and has emerged as a global problem, wounding billions of people and affecting countless families.

Excessive information also requires you to make constant decisions. According to him, that further adds to the stress is, the higher the number of decisions you are required to make, the faster your mental energy is depleted and the higher is the sensitivity to stress-inducing triggers around you.

  1. Negative information
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All sorts of information that induces negative emotions is negative information. Dr. Sam believes that the modern media industry is full of news that is focused on so much negative information that even watching the news for mere five minutes, can leave a lasting negative impact on the unconscious mind. Fear stems from this negative information,

  1. Inaccurate information

This type is mainly linked to social media information. It results in social conflicts and feuds among the society and leads to arguments among families and friends. Whenever we receive new information it creates an internal conflict between what we receive and what we already know. Our resistance to that information creates mental and physical tension.

  1. Inactionable information

News provides us with information that you can't do anything about. It shares what is happening but rarely shares what can be done by the one consuming it. Hence, it reinforces a state of powerlessness and uselessness that results in a mental inability to take action.

  1. Initiating information

This type of information creates open loops in the mind and usually consists of powerful statements or questions. These statements are so powerfully charged with negativity that they are perceived as a potential threat by the unconscious mind. The news is an example of this as it creates open loops that cannot be closed, causing stress. According to Dr. Sam, the news is a machine that is designed to thrive on lack of closure.

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He believes that avoiding these 5 types of stress-inducing information can help people manage their stress more effectively.

You can further access the wisdom shared by Dr. Sam Qurashi by following him on Instagram; samqurashi