Questions and ponderings of a general and miscellaneous nature spanning the topic of mental health.
Have you ever used the wrong word in a sentence? This is often referred to as a Freudian slip. A Freudian slip, also called parapraxis, is a verbal mistake that reveals a repressed belief, thought, or emotion. Is it really an unconscious desire or wish, or could it just be a slip with no meaning?
Mental Health Careers
Mental health careers can be roughly divided into five areas: counselor, psychiatrist, psychologist, psychiatric nurse, and social worker. Each career has a different method and period of training.
Quotes That Inspire
Have you ever come across a quote, perhaps on a social networking site, or in a book, that seemed to touch a deep place within you? So deep that you stopped for a moment to think and reflect on the meaning of the quote?
Sleep Hygiene Quiz
Sleep hygiene is an assessment of how good your sleep is which is the foundation of good mental health. Take this short quiz and find out for yourself.
The Mental Anguish of Vincent van Gogh
Vincent van Gogh is known as one of the most talented post-impressionist artists, most notably for his works Starry Night and Irises. Sadly, he is also remembered as the artist who shockingly cut off a piece of his ear. His struggle with mental health issues also led to his early death.
The Minefield of Defining Mental Disorders
Diagnosing and defining mental disorders is a highly complex subject. Your suffering is what needs to be given priority always, and made known. The first step when you feel troubled by difficult or overwhelming symptoms, no matter what they are, is very simple yet very powerful.
Video Games and ADHD
New video games equipped with neurofeedback may help children with ADHD.
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Mind health is really essential for your overall mental and physical wellbeing. How we think and what we think really impacts on the quality of our experience, and can also limit our choices. Psychological flexibility is a tool to help you go beyond some of these limits.
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