We live in two worlds, the external-objective and the internal-subjective world, the world of proof and the world of faith.
Modern psychology emancipated itself from philosophy in the second half of the 19th century to find more effective ways of dealing with mental abnormalities. It made its first public appearance as Sigmund Freud’s psychoanalysis.
We are immortal souls. We are on this planet to have experiences. The most important experience in this incarnation is our heart’s desire, the one thing we want to be in this life. I want to be an inspiration, what do you want to be?
We are energetic beings that interact with an energetic universe. That is our reality, not our body and the things we can see, hear, touch, taste, and smell. These are (beautiful) illusions.
The very few who jumped off the bridge, and lived, and can talk about it, those one to two percent, most of those folks have said that the second they let go of that rail, they knew that they made a mistake, and they wanted to live.