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5 People On What It's Really Like To Live With An Invisible Illness
It s estimated that nearly 10 percent of the United States population has a disability or illness that goes unseen from chronic pain to mental health conditions. People s struggles with these types of chronic illnesses often go unrecognized, simply because the conditions aren t visible. But some of them are speaking up Five individuals, varying in age and illness, told HuffPost what it feels like to live with a condition others can t see, and shared how th ...
Huffington Post - Fri. Oct 13
Suicide Is A Growing Problem. These Numbers Show By How Much.
Suicide, already a major issue across the country, is continuing to grow A report published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2016 found that rates have spiked in the last 15 years. While many factors contribute to deaths by suicide, experts point to a troubling lack of access to professional treatment as an element. A confluence of roadblocks from the stigma of seeking help for mental illness, to the difficulty of finding a therapi ...
Huffington Post - Fri. Oct 13
Suicide: A Senseless Tragedy
As humans, we are hardwired to make sense of things. To analyze, formulate and reason. We re perpetually mining for meaning especially when there s chaos. Unconsciously we ask ourselves, What does it mean And yet, there are situations, where our logical brains fail us. Suicide is the epitome of such complexity. Despite our most valiant efforts, to resolve what may be unresolvable, we sort and sift through the remains of a life robbed by suicide. Our bodies ...
Huffington Post - Fri. Oct 13
4 Things Psychologists Do Every Day To Feel Happier
By Anthea Levi While there s no one secret to happiness, regular self care can go a long way towards boosting your mood. People find joy in different places, so the key is to identify healthy habits that please you and make time for them daily. As Aristotle put it, Happiness is an activity , says Jason Wheeler , PhD, a psychoanalyst in New York City. Lots of things in life just happen to us, but many other things we have to do, and being happy is one of th ...
Huffington Post - Fri. Oct 13
Family Wants Answers After Georgia Tech Police Kill LGBTQ Campus Leader
Family members of Georgia Tech student Scout Schultz say they plan to file a civil rights lawsuit after the 21-year-old was fatally shot by campus police on Saturday night. Schultz, whose gender identity was non-binary and who wished to be referred to by the pronoun they, was an engineering student and president of Georgia Tech s Pride Alliance. Police say the student approached officers with a knife around 11 p.m. on Saturday. Schultz appears emotionally ...
Huffington Post - Fri. Oct 13
Eight benefits of crying: Why it's good to shed a few tears
Crying is a natural response humans have to a range of emotions, including sadness, grief, joy, and frustration. But does crying have any health benefits
Medical News Today - Fri. Oct 13
Tactile hallucinations: Causes, diagnosis, and treatment
Tactile hallucinations involve an abnormal or false sensation of touch or perception of movement on the skin or inside the body.
Medical News Today - Fri. Oct 13
Why Brendan Hines Wishes He Had Said Hello to Elvis Costello
Hero worship is tricky business. On the one hand, we revere the people who have inspired us, or who serve as role models. However, we often do not have a very complex or multi-dimensional view of our heroes. We perhaps zero in on a single aspect of them perhaps a talent or good deed and often know little else.
Psychology Today - Fri. Oct 13
Enhancing Athletic Performance With Brain Stimulation
In the ultracompetitive world of professional sports , victory is measured in fractions of time and distance. The difference in performance between two elite athletes amounts to less than one percent. Consequently, professional athletes take great interest in ergogenic aids , which refer to any technique or substance used to enhance performance. Common legal ergogenic aids include multivitamin supplements and hypoxic training. Recently, the ability of brai ...
Psychology Today - Fri. Oct 13
The Boarding School Girls
Soosan Daghighi Latham and Roya Movahedi Ferdows were both born in Iran and sent to boarding school in England at age 12. They did not attend the same school but met in 2013 at a gathering in San Francisco and realized their early cross-cultural experiences shaped shared trajectories of identity formation and adult development. Latham is a professor at York University in Toronto, Canada, and Ferdows is a life coach in private practice in Bethesda, Maryland ...
Psychology Today - Fri. Oct 13
The Existential Dread of Climate Change
This past spring, a few friends nudged me into listening to S-Town , a podcast created by the makers of Serial and This American Life. Expecting a true- crime drama in the vein of 2014 s first season of Serial, I dove in. After I binge-listened the first few episodes while on a train back to New York from Washington D.C., I walked out onto the platform at Penn Station feeling on edge, weighed down by despair and anxiety. Sure, the podcast focused on John B ...
Psychology Today - Fri. Oct 13
How Many Ways Can We Measure Well-Being?
Given the bitterness of ideological battles in the modern world, it is important for social scientists to illuminate where the evidence lies and help explain the divergence between truth and fiction. For scientists, no question is off limits. The primary issue is whether a question is testable. Many of the hot-button issues debated in online forums and face-to-face conversations or scrutinized privately for fear of retribution can be reformulated into a te ...
Psychology Today - Fri. Oct 13
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