Learning to be content Article by Andy Quinn Six days after turning 28, Andy Quinn suffered an ischemic stroke that changed the trajectory of his life forever. While having to re-learn to wash, dress, and walk during a global pandemic he is re-evaluating what life should be about. His unique experience offers a look into … 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
How to escape your motivational trough when you’re flagging By Bryan Lufkin 11th February 2021 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 likened the pandemic to enduring a long-haul … Read more
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 and my husband mumbling in … Read more
Original Post was made at https://www-psychologytoday-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/shouldstorm/202011/feeling-sad-during-hard-times-is-not-depression?amp&fbclid=IwAR0GF1psnTBNOiSRPqPRu1qVjGXBhdmnygV-9gPPNeYOoDQ4Ng44tUGSzrE on Nov 10, 2020 Alison Escalante M.D.Shouldstorm Feeling Sad During Hard Times Is Not Depression If we weren’t sad right now, something would be wrong. These are heavy times. As the coronavirus pandemic continues to sweep the globe and has reached unprecedented numbers in America, we are facing the reality … Read more
A great segment on BBC’s Autumn Watch which aired on October 29th 2020. Anecdotally getting ‘out for a walk’ is good for out mental health: this short piece explains the science behind why being outdoors is so good for our mental health. Emma Mitchell guides us through a natural take on wellbeing this Autumn. https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p08wv7xd
Trauma is far more common than we are inclined to admit. This powerful and very honest video shows the effects PTSD can have on someone. In this video PTSD is explained by Firefighter Jules Dennis, however, no matter the source of the trauma, the effect on any individual is still the same.
[This is a re-posting of an article was published on August 11, 2014 by Bill Knaus, Ed.D. in Science and Sensibility http://www.psychologytoday.com/sites/all/themes/pt_www/images/logo.gif] The original post can be found at http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/science-and-sensibility/201408/what-can-we-learn-comedian-robin-williams-suicide] Comedian and actor Robin Williams died on August 11, 2014. According to local law enforcement authorities, he probably died by suicide. Williams had it all: a rare … Read more