Representations of mental health in pop culture; dissect and discuss popular psychology, mental illness stigmas, and media depictions.
If You're Neurodivergent and You Play Special Interest Roulette
Chances are, if you’re neurodivergent or somewhere on the spectrum, your special interests are going to fade. One day, you discover 1940s swing dancing and absolutely fall in love with it. You do the whole “neurodivergent thing” — read every website you find, borrow all the books from the library, watch hours of videos, and listen to music of the era.
Your Words Are Your Sword.
People underrate their words so much and too often. When people often get a "You look nice today," they answer like: "What? Me? No, No, I look awful today; this was a rough morning…" and continue in the endless negative downward spiral.
3 Ways to Understand the Law of Attraction Better
Undoubtedly, you may have found yourself captivated by the concepts introduced in "The Secret" and yearned for a deeper comprehension of the enigmatic law of attraction. Amidst a sea of spiritual guides and mentors expounding upon this cosmic principle, it becomes clear that the law of attraction, at its core, is merely a label we've assigned to a force that remains shrouded in mystery.
Why Random Acts Of Kindness Are So Powerful
I was at a donut shop the other day and the lady behind the counter gave me some free donuts, just because. I was shocked by the sudden act, but felt super stoked that I got free donuts. When I left the donut shop and got into my car, I felt something coming down my face and noticed that I started tearing up over free donuts.
How to Deal with Anxiety
Disclaimer I am not a doctor or therapist. This is not to be considered medical advice. If you are experiencing anxiety, please seek professional help.
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Jughead Jones Is My Spirit Animal
Some time ago, I mentioned in an earlier story that I'm a big fan of Archie comics, with the fandom beginning with an Archie comic book being a childhood birthday present. In the time that passed, I collected a lot of the Archie comic books, digests, double digest, and even subscribed for a brief period. I've read so many of the comics so habitually that I can even recite some of them. I've read a lot of adaptations and I've seen the Archie characters on various programs, the main one being the CW series, Riverdale. Throughout all of this, for three decades, there has been one constant: my favorite character has always been Jughead Jones.
Alzheimer's disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that primarily affects memory, cognitive function, and behavior. It is the most common cause of dementia, a term used to describe a group of symptoms affecting memory, thinking, and social abilities severely enough to interfere with daily functioning. In this comprehensive article, we will explore the symptoms, psychological and biological causes, consequences, medical treatments, psychological interventions, and precautions associated with Alzheimer's disease
Retrogrades - What are they and why do they make me feel weird?
You’ve probably heard the term “it’s because Mercury’s in retrograde” before – poor Mercury, always getting blamed for everyone’s shitty decisions – and even though you may be familiar with the term, you may not actually know wtf it means.
The Psychological Effects of Social Media.
Social media has become an integral part of modern life, connecting people across the globe and providing a platform for communication, sharing, and networking. While social media offers numerous benefits, such as fostering social connections and disseminating information, it also comes with psychological implications. In this article, we will explore the psychological effects of social media usage and examine its impact on mental well being.
"Debunking Stress Myths "
Debunking Stress Myths: Understanding the Complexities of Stress and its Impact on Well-being Is biting your nails simply a bad habit, or is there more to it when you're stressed? Can taking a vacation truly cure burnout, or is it just a temporary escape? Is stress always bad, or can it actually be beneficial in certain situations? In this journey of myth-busting, we delve into the intricate world of stress with Stephanie Cook, an Assistant Professor at New York University School of Global Public Health, and Terry Solero, an Associate Professor in Clinical Psychology at Rutgers University.
The Human Boundaries: Unraveling the Limitations on the Path to Superhuman Abilities
The concept of becoming a "superhuman" typically refers to achieving extraordinary abilities or capabilities beyond the norm. While, we, humans possess remarkable potential, several factors limit individuals from becoming true superhumans:
Emotional Intelligence & Its Benefits.
Emotional intelligence (EI) is a vital aspect of human psychology that encompasses the ability to understand, manage and express emotions effectively. It involves recognizing and empathizing with one's own emotions and those of others which plays a pivotal role in shaping our behaviors, decision making and relationships. In this article, we will explore the concept of emotional intelligence, its components and the significance of developing emotional intelligence for personal and professional success.