3 Tips for Seeing the Happiness You Already Have

3 Tips for Seeing the Happiness You Already Have

Have you ever stopped to think about what it means to be happy? It’s not an uncommon thing to ponder. After all, most of us are pursuing happiness in one ...

5 Ways to Stop Relationship Anxiety and Paranoia

5 Ways to Stop Relationship Anxiety and Paranoia

When you’ve been burned in the past. Nothing kills new relationships more quickly than relationship anxiety and obsessively wondering, “Does he like me?” ...

The present

It will be interesting to see how this works out and turns out. My relatively new girlfriend and I met on September 15 and things have just taken off quite ...

Burning Bridges

The time will come when whatever relationship with, which isn’t much of one with my dad is going to have to, and will come to an end. As long as I am ...

Whom Do We Believe?

Whom Do We Believe?

You may be thinking about it as a “she said, he said” story. But it may well be a “she remembers, he doesn’t” story. For him, the night may have been ...

‘Fear, paranoia, and pressure’: Challenges to Accessing Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction

‘Fear, paranoia, and pressure’: Challenges to Accessing Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction

Barriers to access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT) threaten addiction recovery and complicate the safety of clinicians’ jobs, thereby hindering the ...

Parents Guide for Disciplining Kids with ADHD

Parents Guide for Disciplining Kids with ADHD

Receiving our son’s diagnosis of ADHD shed light as to why standard parenting advice wasn’t really working in our home. Understanding our son’s ...

What Is Affect or Emotion Dysregulation?

What Is Affect or Emotion Dysregulation?

In research, clinical and therapeutic settings, we sometimes use the term Affect Dysregulation. Affect is the clinical term that is used to describe emotions ...

11 Warning Signs of Emotional Abuse in Relationships

11 Warning Signs of Emotional Abuse in Relationships

You never really know someone until you’ve tried to leave them. Many women who witnessed various forms of physical abuse and domestic violence in their ...

Mental Health Quiz

Mental Health Quiz

How many questions can you get right on everyone's favourite topic, mental health. Let us know below in the comments how many you managed to get right.

Dunkirk Film Review

Dunkirk Film Review

What a refreshing change to see a film in this genre without the aid of a Hollywood budget. What we have here is not over indulgent, not full of that sickening ...

Tomb Raider Film Review

Tomb Raider Film Review

So continuing on this theme of watching brainless lets say flicks not drivel, decided to watch Tomb Raider. For a moment or two thought maybe it was going to ...

Ep 12: 4 people, 3 mental illnesses, 2 hosts, 1 advocacy goal

Ep 12: 4 people, 3 mental illnesses, 2 hosts, 1 advocacy goal

After having way too much fun at the HealtheVoices conference, Gabe (bipolar) and Michelle (schizophrenic) welcomed two of their fellow advocate ...

Only One Week Left to Join the Global Hope Challenge

Only One Week Left to Join the Global Hope Challenge

Only one week left to share your story for hope! What is the one thing you turn to when feeling hopeless, anxious, depressed or stressed? Share on ...

Researching Episodic Memory and Alzheimer’s Disease

Researching Episodic Memory and Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease now affects approximately 5.5 million Americans, and it is estimated that 16 million people will be living with the disease by the year ...

<div>Ep 10: Schizophrenia & Bipolar Symptoms: 2 Truths and a Lie Edition</div>

Ep 10: Schizophrenia & Bipolar Symptoms: 2 Truths and a Lie Edition

Listener favorite Two Truths and One Lie returns, but with a twist. Gabe and Michelle each share three stories about specific symptoms they have of ...

Thriving with an Invisible Chronic Illness

Thriving with an Invisible Chronic Illness

You have a chronic illness that is debilitating and requires meticulous management. Which is hard enough. But you also have an invisible illness—like ...

Psychology Around the Net: May 12, 2018

Psychology Around the Net: May 12, 2018

Happy Saturday, sweet readers! This week’s Psychology Around the Net is packed with the latest on WOOP’ing (yep, you read that correctly), the psychology ...

Good Food Vs. Bad Food Debate and Eating Disorder Recovery

Good Food Vs. Bad Food Debate and Eating Disorder Recovery

When it comes to succeeding in eating disorder recovery, one stubborn misconception needs to be discredited—the good food versus bad food debate. Mainstream ...

FPL An Addictive Personality And a Huge Dollop of Luck

FPL An Addictive Personality And a Huge Dollop of Luck

When does a hobby or any leisurely pursuit for that matter become an addiction? at what point does it fall into the category of an illness. This is a question ...

OCD and Death Obsessions

OCD and Death Obsessions

As some of us know, obsessive-compulsive disorder can take on many shapes and forms, limited only by the imagination of the person with OCD. In general, OCD ...

Overlord PC Review

Overlord PC Review

Overlord is a mixture of action adventure, RPG, RTS and part time Hack & Slasher. Released in 2007 on Xbox360 PS3 and PC, this was one of the years most ...

Parenting with a Mental Illness: Am I Ready for Round Two?

Parenting with a Mental Illness: Am I Ready for Round Two?

I’ve been parenting with a mental illness for awhile now. My daughter just turned two years old, and people are asking if we’ll have another baby. There ...

OCD and the Tortures of Scrupulosity

OCD and the Tortures of Scrupulosity

Catholicism, OCD, and puberty often make a disturbing mix. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) can lead to a pathological degree of moral fastidiousness, or ...

Antidotes for the Worrying Mind

Antidotes for the Worrying Mind

For better or worse, we’ve inherited a worrying brain. This was really good news for our ancestors, who had to survive harsh conditions and constant ...

Free Live Webinar: Are You Paranoid? ‘Cause I Am! Lessons From a Schizophrenic

Free Live Webinar: Are You Paranoid? ‘Cause I Am! Lessons From a Schizophrenic

(Please note: This free live webinar will be recorded and a copy made available to all who registered.) Michelle Hammer, the schizophrenic founder of ...

Hidden Costs of Raising a Child with Special Needs

Hidden Costs of Raising a Child with Special Needs

The costs of raising a child with special needs or childhood mental illness are a financial burden. In addition to the most obvious financial costs of raising ...

Who Can Benefit from Virtual Reality CBT?

Who Can Benefit from Virtual Reality CBT?

I have previously written about the possible benefits of using virtual reality (VR) in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Now it seems that ...

Overcoming Abuse: How These 5 Protagonists Prevail

Overcoming Abuse: How These 5 Protagonists Prevail

Overcoming abuse is no simple feat, these five protagonists prevail in the face of emotional trauma and hardship, giving audiences the ultimate underdog to ...

Using Anxiety as a Signal to Increase Emotional Health

Using Anxiety as a Signal to Increase Emotional Health

I was at my dentist’s office the other day when I heard the assistant, I’ll call her Emily, talking with the office receptionist. Emily asked her boyfriend ...

Are You Hard on Yourself? How to Stop Self-Critical Anxiety

Are You Hard on Yourself? How to Stop Self-Critical Anxiety

Being hard on yourself is an unfortunate effect of anxiety. We blame ourselves for this, and we chastise ourselves for that. We ruminate about the past and ...

The Language of Narcissists

The Language of Narcissists

Communicating with someone who has narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) can be confusing. Facial expressions don’t always match the situation and even ...

Dirt Showdown Review

Dirt Showdown Review

At least that’s the hope, certainly makes a good first impression. You’ll know exactly what it looks to deliver the moment our commentator ...

Can You Prevent Relapse with Mindful Meditation?

Can You Prevent Relapse with Mindful Meditation?

Mindfulness meditation teaches people how to accept suffering as a normal, cohesive experience, and then move on from it. Relapse has always been a harsh ...

Friendship with a Person Who Has Bipolar Disorder

Friendship with a Person Who Has Bipolar Disorder

It can be challenging to be a friend of a person with bipolar disorder. I freely admit this. I know that my life is difficult for me to deal with and, ...

The Truth about Building Self-Confidence

The Truth about Building Self-Confidence

What would you guess people are most stressed out about in their careers? One might assume that hating your job, or dealing with the frustration of finding a ...

The Impact of PTSD on Sexual Desire

The Impact of PTSD on Sexual Desire

One of the things I find most frustrating about living with PTSD (posttraumatic stress disorder) is the impact it has on sexual desire. I am a private person, ...

Buddypress Update: Gamification

Buddypress Update: Gamification

First off is a Gamification plugin, for those who don't know what it entails, it's a point scoring system for doing certain actions on a website. Such as what ...

How to Tell When Technology Makes Anxiety Worse

How to Tell When Technology Makes Anxiety Worse

These are the signs to look for. Anxiety (and its big brother, fear) is always about something that hasn’t happened yet. Even when the worst does happen, ...

Morning Anxiety: Why You Feel It and What to Do

Morning Anxiety: Why You Feel It and What to Do

Do you ever feel anxious in the morning? If you’ve ever wondered if morning anxiety is a thing, you’re definitely not alone. I had only guessed at the ...

Is Crying Therapeutic for Mental Illness Recovery?

Is Crying Therapeutic for Mental Illness Recovery?

Crying can be used as an expressive mechanism to release inner turmoil during mental illness recovery. It can also be a sign of trauma and holding on to ...

Finding a New Sense of Self After Heartbreak

Finding a New Sense of Self After Heartbreak

People who struggle with mental illness, especially borderline, can have a hard time keeping their own sense of self within a relationship, making heartbreak ...

Good-Bye, Duke: When Your Therapist Retires

Good-Bye, Duke: When Your Therapist Retires

The Duke is retiring. “The Duke” is my nickname for my psychiatrist of 19 years. I’m a little nervous. I’m looking for a new doctor, but I know that ...

Psychology Around the Net: February 24, 2018

Psychology Around the Net: February 24, 2018

Happy Saturday, Psych Central readers! This week’s Psychology Around the Net dives into how to combat isolation when you work from home, an upcoming all-star ...

Your Days Are Numbered Buddy

Your Days Are Numbered Buddy

So we have this new craze, well it’s been going on for a number of years now people/sites numbering things they think could be of interest. What’s that all ...

Mental Illness and Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Mental Illness and Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

  February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month (TDVAM) spotlighting the fact that every year ”approximately 1.5 million high school students ...

What Are the Benefits of Yoga for Mental Illness Recovery?

What Are the Benefits of Yoga for Mental Illness Recovery?

Yoga and mental illness recovery can go hand in hand — it  is an incredible and powerful tool for recovery. The resources to overcome and aid mental ...

When My Siblings Stress Me Out, I Remember These Five Things

When My Siblings Stress Me Out, I Remember These Five Things

  When my siblings stress me out, it can trigger my anxiety. And, if you have siblings, you might have experienced anxiety living with them too. Growing ...

​The Science of Vastly Different Teens: Introverts and Extroverts

​The Science of Vastly Different Teens: Introverts and Extroverts

Personality is more than just how we act around others. There are deeply ingrained elements to who we are that impact every single aspect of our lives. Nowhere ...

Psychology Around the Net: February 17, 2018

Psychology Around the Net: February 17, 2018

Hello, Psych Central readers. For this week’s Psychology Around the Net, we’re diving into vibes and what causes us to feel them, how we can use our ...

Preventing and Healing from School Violence Takes a Village

Preventing and Healing from School Violence Takes a Village

As our nation reels from the devastating event of the school shooting in Florida this week (number 18 in 2018, according to CNBC and other media outlets), ...

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Furore

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Furore

The Last Person To Watch The Last Jedi So finally got round to watching what could go down as one of the most notorious films in recent history, just ...

Coping Skills to Avoid Aggressive Rapid Cycling

Coping Skills to Avoid Aggressive Rapid Cycling

Rapid cycling is already hard enough, but when it comes down to a never-ending feeling of aggression, you have to find coping mechanisms to get that anger ...

When My OCD Causes Uncertainty and Doubt

When My OCD Causes Uncertainty and Doubt

As a person with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), I have struggled with doubt and uncertainty since I was a young child. OCD is often dubbed “the ...

Coping When a Loved One Passes Away

Coping When a Loved One Passes Away

When a loved one passes away, the feeling can be extra traumatic if you’re someone who struggles with depression. You feel the negative feelings start ...

Reclaiming Your Life After Breaking Up

As the saying goes, breaking up is hard to do. There are few things more painful than the heartache of separating from someone who has found their way into our ...

Could Marijuana Contribute to Sexual Dysfunction?

Could Marijuana Contribute to Sexual Dysfunction?

Marijuana consists of a mixture of dried plant leaves, flowers, and/or stems of the Cannabis Sativa plant. In addition, there is a resin-based version of ...

5 Ways to Use Art Journaling to Navigate Anxiety

5 Ways to Use Art Journaling to Navigate Anxiety

Anxiety can be persistent and stubborn, especially when you try to ignore. It’s like a child who refuses to take no for an answer and simply gets louder and ...

Introduction to Brandy Eaklor, Author of ‘Getting Through Tough Times’

Introduction to Brandy Eaklor, Author of ‘Getting Through Tough Times’

My name is Brandy Eaklor, and I’m excited to be writing for the Getting Through Tough Times blog at HealthyPlace. I am 24 years old and have been struggling ...

About Kayla Chang, Author of ‘Speaking Out About Self-Injury’

About Kayla Chang, Author of ‘Speaking Out About Self-Injury’

My name is Kayla Chang, and I’m thrilled and honored to be a part of the Speaking Out About Self-Injury blog at HealthyPlace. I hope that by sharing my ...

My Schizoaffective Disorder Care Plan for Late Winter

My Schizoaffective Disorder Care Plan for Late Winter

I have a schizoaffective disorder care plan for this part of winter because, a year ago in March, I completed an outpatient hospitalization program for my ...

Psychology Around the Net: February 3, 2018

Psychology Around the Net: February 3, 2018

Well, ol’ Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow yesterday, so we might be looking at six more weeks of winter — “might,” because he’s usually wrong. ...

How to Ditch Perfectionism

How to Ditch Perfectionism

I was sitting in a coffee shop with my friend, watching her scroll through Facebook. “I don’t want to deal with another summer. I can’t handle the bikini ...

Depressed by the News? Here Are 7 Strategies for Self-Care

Depressed by the News? Here Are 7 Strategies for Self-Care

First the good news about all the bad news you might be reading and seeing these days: Bad news cannot cause depression. Depression is a complex biological ...

Proper Communication Methods are Vital for Relationships

Proper Communication Methods are Vital for Relationships

For people with anxiety, communication can be very difficult. Many people either do not communicate enough or primarily choose to use one method–verbal or ...

Improv Is My Therapy: Why You Need to Add Comedy to Your Day

Improv Is My Therapy: Why You Need to Add Comedy to Your Day

Your mental health depends on it. Every other Friday at 7 p.m. I set aside two hours to work through my thoughts. Every Sunday at four, I stop what I’m doing ...

When Therapy Changes a Life

When Therapy Changes a Life

There are many forms of art that can be used in therapy. Finger painting is one of the mediums that is fun and entertaining as clients explore their emotions ...

Vitamins Help Reduce Withdrawal Symptoms

Vitamins Help Reduce Withdrawal Symptoms

Withdrawals from substances can be extremely difficult. Depending on the type of substance and the length of use, withdrawals can last anywhere to four days to ...

Five Ways to Improve Confidence Instantly

Five Ways to Improve Confidence Instantly

Did you know that you can improve confidence in less than five minutes? Whether you are feeling anxious about a meeting, worried about a test or feel down in ...

Introduction to Jenny Capper, Author of ‘Mental Health for the Digital Generation’

Introduction to Jenny Capper, Author of ‘Mental Health for the Digital Generation’

My name is Jenny Capper, and I am now co-authoring Mental Health for the Digital Generation. I am so honored to be writing for HealthyPlace. I have been ...

Interview: Paige Elizabeth on Yoga and Recovery

Interview: Paige Elizabeth on Yoga and Recovery

It would be a lie to say I love my body today, but I can’t deny the fact that yoga taught me how powerful my body is and that is what I think about if I move ...

Psychology Around the Net: January 27, 2018

Psychology Around the Net: January 27, 2018

Happy Saturday, sweet readers! So, remember when I told you I was taking an entire mental health weekend last weekend? Well, it was amazing! Although I did ...

10 Ways Nature Helps Your Well-Being

10 Ways Nature Helps Your Well-Being

Who doesn’t enjoy a walk outdoors in nature? The fact that nature settings are less and less accessible to those who live in cities should be concerning, ...

Treating Symptoms of ADHD and Trauma

Treating Symptoms of ADHD and Trauma

When trauma or posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) interact, the results can be difficult to treat. The ...

How to Talk To Your Boss About Depression

How to Talk To Your Boss About Depression

It might be difficult for you to imagine talking to some of your friends about your depression, much less your boss. Personally, I have had to talk to my ...

Anxiety in Romantic Relationships — It’s Complicated

Anxiety in Romantic Relationships — It’s Complicated

Anxiety in romantic relationships, for better or for worse, complicates love. I’ve had a variety of significant others. Some partners were supportive of my ...

Schizophrenia Treatment: Now and Then

Schizophrenia Treatment: Now and Then

The first time I ever met with a team of doctors on a psychiatric unit, I was in deep schizophrenic psychosis. Rather than believing they were there to help ...

Beat Commitment Phobia by Being True to Yourself

Beat Commitment Phobia by Being True to Yourself

Healthy relationships shouldn’t feel like a trap. Marilee, a client of mine, was a commitment-phobe. “I’d love to be in a loving relationship,” she ...

The Eating Disorder Is Voldemort: On Using Metaphors in Treatment

The Eating Disorder Is Voldemort: On Using Metaphors in Treatment

When some patients start treatment for an eating disorder it can be emotionally and physically uncomfortable. In my work as a therapist I try to educate my ...

Broken Heart Syndrome (Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy)

Broken Heart Syndrome (Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy)

As I walk this land with broken dreams I have visions of many things But happiness is just an illusion Filled with sadness and confusion What becomes of the ...

Low Self-Esteem and Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective Disorder

Low Self-Esteem and Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective Disorder

I have low self-esteem and schizophrenia (schizoaffective disorder). Unfortunately, I often feel very low self-esteem. I don’t know if it’s because of my ...

Why Social Media Causes Us to Feel Depressed

Why Social Media Causes Us to Feel Depressed

Spending time on social media can be a fun way to pass time. It can be an efficient way to stay in contact with friends and see what’s going on in their ...

Ten Ways Addiction Treatment Will Make Your Life Better

Ten Ways Addiction Treatment Will Make Your Life Better

Going to treatment for addiction can make your life so much better. I know that it did for me. It was a life-changing experience that improved nearly every ...

Can Simulating Hallucinations Help Us Learn about Psychosis?

Can Simulating Hallucinations Help Us Learn about Psychosis?

Psychosis, when people lose touch with reality, is not a rare occurrence — as many as three in 100 people will experience it at some point during their ...

How to Start Conversations with Strangers

How to Start Conversations with Strangers

How do you enter conversations with people you don’t know? I grew up with gregarious parents and have enthusiastically emulated them. Although my mother ...

Depression: An Illness, Not a Choice

Depression: An Illness, Not a Choice

I am not proud of it. A few weeks ago and for the first time in many decades, I unpredictably dipped into a depression that, to put it mildly, kicked my ass. ...

The self-contained Fusion electric guitar lets you truly rock out

The self-contained Fusion electric guitar lets you truly rock out

  As a hard-core rocker and roller I find that my gear has to be ready to rock and/or roll at a moment’s notice. There is no telling when I’ll have to lay ...

The secret to avoiding CES cynicism is never really going

The secret to avoiding CES cynicism is never really going

  I’ve been going to CES for almost ten years now, and it amazes me that really, nothing has changed. The same people are saying the same things on the same ...

Cherry’s new low-profile switches may help bring mechanical keyboards to more laptops

Cherry’s new low-profile switches may help bring mechanical keyboards to more laptops

  You may not think much about the switches that sit underneath the keycaps of your keyboard, but there are many enthusiasts who really, really care. The ...

Nukemap: interactive map of potential nuclear bombing fatalities

Nukemap: interactive map of potential nuclear bombing fatalities

In these troubled times, Alex Wellerstein’s interactive Nukemap allows users to survey the damage of various kinds of nuclear bombs aimed at major cities ...

<div>Powerful film on how Bronx Freedom Fund rescues those who can’t afford bail</div>

Powerful film on how Bronx Freedom Fund rescues those who can’t afford bail

  Bail is intended to compel defendants show up for court, but for poor citizens who can’t make bail, it can lead to pre-trial jail terms that can ...

Why Is Blue So Rare In Nature?

Why Is Blue So Rare In Nature?

  Blue as a pigment in nature is incredibly rare. Most animals with blue coloration achieve it through microscopic structures in their skin, fur, or ...

Why Do People with ADHD Have Trouble Sleeping?

Why Do People with ADHD Have Trouble Sleeping?

People with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) tend to have trouble sleeping, even though good sleep helps reduce ADHD symptoms. It’s a ...

Introduction to Whitney Easton, Author of ‘More Than Borderline’

Introduction to Whitney Easton, Author of ‘More Than Borderline’

I’m Whitney Easton and I am grateful to be the new co-author of the HealthyPlace blog More Than Borderline.  I am living with a diagnosis of borderline ...

Introduction to Virginia Boyles, Author of ‘Work and Bipolar or Depression’

Introduction to Virginia Boyles, Author of ‘Work and Bipolar or Depression’

My name is Virginia Boyles and I am one of the authors of the Work and Bipolar or Depression blog on HealthyPlace. I was first diagnosed with depression and ...

5 (Subtle) Signs Your Mother Is a Covert Narcissist

5 (Subtle) Signs Your Mother Is a Covert Narcissist

After all — It is all about her, not you. Not every narcissistic mother fits the fading movie star image — braggadocious and vain saying, “I’m ready ...

Psychology Around the Net: January 6, 2018

Psychology Around the Net: January 6, 2018

Happy Saturday, readers! How’s your 2018 so far? This week’s Psychology Around the Net explains how to make a happiness jar, takes a look at an ...

4 Perils of Perfectionism

4 Perils of Perfectionism

Many of us hold high expectations for ourselves. We strive for a goal that is impossible to reach, whether in our love life, worklife, or family life. When we ...

How to Care for Someone Who Has PTSD

How to Care for Someone Who Has PTSD

It can be hard to care for someone who has posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). As someone who has served as both a caretaker and a person in need of care, I ...

What Makes Recovery from Mental Illness Possible?

What Makes Recovery from Mental Illness Possible?

Recovery from mental illness is possible, but it can be surprisingly more difficult than expected. Many may believe that the new year is an ideal time to ...

Permission for the Day Off Work Because of Bipolar

Permission for the Day Off Work Because of Bipolar

I hate taking days off work and I most especially hate taking days off work because of bipolar disorder. This is because I’m a perfectionist and overachiever ...

Don’t Take It Personally: How to Handle Criticism

Don’t Take It Personally: How to Handle Criticism

Author don Miguel Ruiz who penned the best seller, The Four Agreements, sagely says, “Don’t take anything personally. Nothing others do is because of you. ...

Nothing’s Wrong… So Why Do I Feel So Depressed?

Nothing’s Wrong… So Why Do I Feel So Depressed?

Here’s what you need to do. Have you recently been feeling depressed but nothing is wrong? Do you feel like you have everything that you want in your life ...

Gender Oppression in 12-Step Literature

Gender Oppression in 12-Step Literature

Resistance to changing the gendered text of AA literature places an unfair burden on the many people who want to get sober but feel ostracized by the ...

Mental Health Benefits of Pets for Children with ADHD, DMDD

Mental Health Benefits of Pets for Children with ADHD, DMDD

There are mental health benefits of pets for children with mental illness. Pets can be great friends and teachers to children with ...

Schizoaffective Disorder Recovery Helped Me Gain Confidence

Schizoaffective Disorder Recovery Helped Me Gain Confidence

Schizoaffective disorder recovery helped me gain confidence, but first recovery took away a gift I thought made me special.  Before my diagnosis in my ...

Hearing Voices in My Head on the Train

Hearing Voices in My Head on the Train

Hearing voices in my head is something that happens to me often. I have schizoaffective disorder, bipolar type. This means I experience mood swings and ...

What to Do When You Work for a Narcissist

What to Do When You Work for a Narcissist

A covert narcissistic boss is strategic and dangerous. Don’t be an accessory, be the exception. You trusted him. You believed him. He is charming, loyal, and ...

When Rehabs Look at Patients as Dollar Signs

When Rehabs Look at Patients as Dollar Signs

“The whole system is designed to keep people in it, I think.” “Statistically, you’re wasting your money sending your kid to rehab,” Scott Steindorff ...

How Your Untreated Depression Can Affect Your Children

How Your Untreated Depression Can Affect Your Children

It’s good to know the facts. Living with untreated depression is a horrible thing. Every day is full of hopelessness and despair. Life can seem unbearable. ...

You’ve Beaten OCD – Now What?

You’ve Beaten OCD – Now What?

For many people, the journey through obsessive-compulsive disorder and back to good health is a long one. Getting the correct diagnosis, or even just ...

Psychology Around the Net: December 23, 2017

Psychology Around the Net: December 23, 2017

Happy Holidays, Psych Central readers! With this edition of Psychology Around the Net, I’m passing along some meditation tips for the holidays (because ...

We’ve been drinking wine thousands of years longer than we thought

We’ve been drinking wine thousands of years longer than we thought

The oldest evidence of wine-making has been discovered outside of the Georgian capital of Tbilisi. Nearly 8,000-year-old earthenware jars contained the ...

Ash vs Evil Dead – Ashy Slashy Collectable Puppet

Ash vs Evil Dead – Ashy Slashy Collectable Puppet

Bruce Campbell’s puppet pal “Ashy Slashy” from series 2 of Ash vs Evil Dead will soon debut as a collectable prop replica. Based on the cult ...

Amazon announces Lord of the Rings TV adaptation

Amazon announces Lord of the Rings TV adaptation

Lord of The Rings is to follow in the footsteps of Star Wars as Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf and the rest of Middle Earth are making the switch to the small screen ...

Underweight or obese women are more prone to depression and anxiety

Underweight or obese women are more prone to depression and anxiety

Women who are extremely underweight or obese are likely to be at an increased risk of developing common mood disorders like depression and anxiety, as a result ...

Yet Another Star Wars Quiz

Yet Another Star Wars Quiz

Star Wars Quiz you try yes yes? get the perfect score, become Jedi Grand Master you must. Maybe learn who Rey’s parents are you will.. Hmm

Historical Figures And Their Mental Health Disorders

Historical Figures And Their Mental Health Disorders

When you look back through the annuals of history, if there’s one thing that has been proven beyond any shadow of a doubt it’s that we can be, no sorry are ...

Elude

Elude

Elude is a mystery survival horror/ platform game that in Gambit’s own words they hope will raise awareness to the ill effects of depression for friends and ...

6 Products That Mocked Mental Health

6 Products That Mocked Mental Health

1990 saw the film release of Crazy People starring the late great Dudley Moore and Daryl Hannah. The title alone was enough to send droves into a frenzy but it ...

Games Engrish Collection Part 1

Games Engrish Collection Part 1

The days of Engrish in gaming circles are unfortunately long since gone. At least it is in terms of game translations. More fool them for hiring localised ...

Engrish

Engrish

Engrish for the uninitiated are English grammatical errors mostly seen as being highly comical in nature across the Asian territories. Often used for ...

Does Depression Have a Face & The ESA?

Does Depression Have a Face & The ESA?

In the current climate of ESA the ‘work capability assessment’ which determines a persons capacity to work or claim benefits here in the UK, this ...

Depression Quest

Depression Quest

One early Monday morning the scene is set, you are a socially awkward man given no name (very poignant) prone to depression a person unsure of himself and ...

Michelle MacLaren as Director of Star Wars: Episode IX

Michelle MacLaren as Director of Star Wars: Episode IX

Michelle MacLaren director of Game of Thrones and what an impressive CV she has indeed. Outside of GOT she’s directed episodes of Breaking Bad, The X-Files, ...

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

If you feel anxious, depressed like your life resembles that of the weather itself and you cannot rid yourself of a pervading sense of gloominess, then maybe ...