KEY POINTS Ghosting is a common rejection strategy in professional and personal situations, because most people fear saying no. Ghosting doesn’t hurt feelings more than outright rejection, but it causes different and meaningful kinds of suffering. We owe each other clarity when we say no, but we don’t have to explain why. Why Ghosting May … Read more

Most Male Suicides in Us Show No Link to Mental Health Issues FeaturedNeurosciencePsychology  ·June 14, 2022  https://neurosciencenews.com/male-suicide-mental-health-20834/ Summary: 60% of male suicide victims have no prior history of documented mental health problems, a new study reports. Source: UCLA A majority of American men who die by suicide don’t have any known history of mental health … Read more

By Sarah Griffiths 27th June 2022 [This article first appeared on at https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20220624-why-criticism-lasts-longer-than-praise] Most of us are subjected to insults, sarcastic comments or bad feedback in our everyday lives. But we weren’t built to deal with torrents of criticism. As children we are often told that sticks and stones can break bones, but words can … Read more

How touch influences who we are attracted to 09 NOVEMBER 2021|LOVE & SEX The reason that some people demand attention while others are happier by themselves reveals a little about the inner workings of the romantic, social, and parental relationships we form. According to Attachment Theory in developmental psychology, our childhood shapes how we seek … Read more

How to escape your motivational trough when you’re flagging  By Bryan Lufkin  11th February 2021 [Original post can be found here https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20210209-how-to-escape-your-motivational-trough-when-youre-flagging  Your get-up-and-go has tanked as the pandemic has dragged on. But there are ways to kickstart your motivation – even when it seems like you’ve tried everything. Early on, a friend of mine … Read more

Original article appears at: https://themighty.com/2017/05/forgot-to-take-antidepressants-what-happens/  For Emergency Situations please call 999 or 112. If you feel Suicidal call 1800 273 8255/1800 247 247, Text HELP to 51444 or call The Samaritans 116 123. It’s 3 a.m. and I’ve been awake for about two hours now. The house is silent, aside from the periodic squeaking of the kids’ bunk bed … Read more

A conversation with neuroscientist Lisa Feldman Barrett on the counterintuitive ways your mind processes reality—and why understanding that might help you feel a little less anxious. BY CLAY SKIPPER  November 30, 2020   Original Article can be found here: https://www.gq.com/story/lisa-feldman-barrett-interview Your Brain Doesn’t Work the Way You Think It Does At the very beginning of her … Read more