Bipolar disorder; understanding the highs, the lows and the in between.
Dialogues of Discovery:
Self-talk refers to the act of speaking to oneself, either silently or out loud, and is a common phenomenon observed in individuals across cultures and age groups. It involves engaging in a dialogue or monologue within our own minds, often expressing thoughts, emotions, or problem-solving strategies.Ross SymesPublished 4 days ago in Psyche
You are not one of us
Three months have passed since my father died due to a gas leak in his workshop coinciding with the release of an electric spark from one of the plugs.
The Psychology of Decision Making
Every day, we are confronted with countless decisions, ranging from trivial to life-altering. But have you ever wondered what factors influence the choices we make? The field of psychology offers valuable insights into the intricate processes of decision making. This article explores the cognitive biases, heuristics, and social influences that shape our decision-making processes, shedding light on why we sometimes make irrational choices. Additionally, we will discuss strategies for making more informed and rational decisions.Kenneth ArgüelloPublished 5 days ago in Psyche
Unmasking the Mind
The human brain has long been a subject of fascination and speculation. Its complexity and importance in our daily lives have given rise to various myths and misconceptions about its function. But as our understanding of neuroscience advances, neurologists are uncovering the truth behind these long-held beliefs. In this article, we'll take a look at 11 myths about the brain that have been debunked by neurologists.Ross SymesPublished 6 days ago in Psyche
"Celebrate the beauty and strength of your belly. It's the center of your core, the source of nourishment, and a symbol of self-acceptance. Embrace your unique shape and radiate confidence from within. #LoveYourBelly #BodyPositivity"kulandaivelPublished 7 days ago in Psyche
In today's fast-paced world, stress has become an inevitable part of our lives. From work pressures to relationship challenges and financial concerns, the constant demands we face can take a toll on our mental and emotional well-being. Stress not only affects how we feel, but it also impacts our thoughts, behaviors, and physical health. It is essential to address stress proactively to prevent it from spiraling into more serious consequences.Shams Ul QammarPublished 7 days ago in Psyche
Would a Placebo Help You?
In the realm of healthcare, the power of belief can be a remarkable force. It turns out that even when you know a pill is inactive, it may still have the ability to alleviate symptoms. This intriguing phenomenon is known as the placebo effect. Whether it's a sugar pill, a prayer, a ceremonial ritual, or a simple drink, the association with care and good health can trigger changes in your physical well-being. The mind and body are interconnected, and alterations in one's mental state can influence other bodily functions, and vice versa.
Empaths Anonymous: My Struggle with Maladaptive Empathy
"Empathy is your pain in my heart." - Octavia Butler In a world that often applauds emotional depth and heightened sensitivity, there exists a group of individuals who find themselves caught in the web of excessive empathy. They call themselves empaths, and their ability to deeply connect with others' emotions is both a blessing and a curse. Welcome to Empaths Anonymous, where we explore the shadows of empathy's overwhelm.Paige HollowayPublished 8 days ago in Psyche
Mysteries of memory
The Science of Memory: How Memories are Formed, Stored, and Retrieved Memory is a fundamental cognitive process that allows us to encode, store, and retrieve information about past experiences. It plays a crucial role in our daily lives, shaping our identity, influencing decision-making, and providing us with a sense of continuity. Understanding the science behind memory can shed light on how these processes occur and offer insights into memory disorders and potential strategies for enhancing memory function. In this article, we will explore the intricate workings of memory formation, storage, and retrieval.Sakariyau Olatundun GaniyatPublished 10 days ago in Psyche
Unraveling Narcissistic Relationships: Unveiling Complex Dynamics
The Enchanting Mask: A Captivating First Encounter Once his tenderness enveloped you, his fingers tracing the curve of your lips while his breath grazed your ear, but in a sudden shift, his charm and charisma transformed into a living nightmare. This is a tale inspired by the tumultuous dynamics that unfold within a relationship with a person exhibiting profound narcissistic traits. Perhaps you have encountered a similar experience yourself.
📱 Don't Let Your Kid's Smartphone Steal Their Sanity! How to Win the Battle Against Technology and Save Your Children's Mental Health
Introduction: 📱👀 Do you remember the days when your kids begged for a Tamagotchi instead of a smartphone? Yeah, me neither. It's hard to imagine a world without smartphones. And while they can be incredibly helpful and entertaining, excessive smartphone use can negatively impact your children's mental health. But don't worry folks, we are here to help you win the battle against technology. Sit back, relax, and prepare yourself for some epic sound bites that will impact your children (and let's be real, the adults too).Scribbler's HavenPublished 12 days ago in Psyche
Comprehensive Mental Health Care Solutions at Rikers Island.
We understand the critical importance of mental health care for incarcerated individuals. Our mission is to provide comprehensive and compassionate mental health services to inmates at Rikers Island. Through our innovative approach and dedicated team of professionals, we aim to address the unique challenges faced by individuals in the correctional system, promoting their well-being, rehabilitation, and successful reintegration into society.Mike WilsonPublished 12 days ago in Psyche