mental health

Mental health and psychology are essential in life extension and leading a healthy and happy life.

Kit Dwyer7 days ago
What NOT to Say to Someone with Autism
I'm 37 years old and in February last year I was diagnosed with High Functioning Autism. After all that time, finally finding out who I am, was quite a revelation. It's akin to a key turning in a lock...
Hyapatia Lee10 days ago
Are You Your Own Worst Enemy?
The Southeast Bully is the part of our inner self that acts as a bully to our own soul. This bully uses dependency, attachment, judgment, comparison, expectation, self-importance, and the wounded chil...
After a Stroke/Brain Injury
Every stroke/brain injury affects survivors differently; some survivors may exhibit aggressive behavior and somewhat of 'split personality.' Others may experience severe sensory/auditory challenges as...
Jenna Logan14 days ago
Helicopter Parent
Today, I want to talk about the label “Helicopter Parent.” It is a label that I cannot stand, but I will wear with pride. It is used a lot, when school staffers discuss ASD parents, who are in constan...
Jenna Logan15 days ago
School Bullying and Autism
In this next part of my series about the struggles of children with High Functioning Autism, I would like to address bullying in school. I would like to thank my fellow Aspie mom, Karen West, for some...
Chelsea Eede15 days ago
Living with Asperger Syndrome
Asperger syndrome is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how the world and people are perceived, as well as how interactions take place. Individuals with Asperger Syndrome, see, hear, and...
Alva v.Harzi16 days ago
Dare to DREAM BIG
'You are a cosmic flower. Om chanting is the process of opening the psychic petals of that flower'. - Amit Ray.
Jenna Logan16 days ago
Friendship and Autism
So, I will be doing a series of articles, about the struggles of those of us with High Functioning Autism. I really want to encourage you to share, to grow the awareness, and promote acceptance. As my...
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Nia Davies16 days ago
The Disabled Girl
Once upon a time, there was a little girl named Nia. Nia was born with special powers known as "disabilities" which no one seemed to accept and/or understand. Therefore, poor Nia decided to keep these...
Mikayla Appleby16 days ago
Ruler of Your Mind
An iron band feels wrapped around my lungs as my heart pounds against my rib cage. I try to blink through the mist encroaching on the corners of my vision as the grip of anxiety takes hold of me. A wh...
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Kyleigh Baltz16 days ago
Turning Point: Part 10
There's too much anger inside me There's too much scarring when I bleed There's too much therapy I need There is no god that I have seen Therapy, Smile Empty Soul.
Nicholas Woods17 days ago
Serial Love
Why is it now that everything I have been seeing is a lie? What did I have wrong with me that lead me to believe that the people around me did not exist? My brother called it schizophrenia, a mental d...
Billy Williams17 days ago
Void
Passion exists only to those with a pre-existing ember, smouldering in their core. One of two things can happen: The overbearing weight of our existential impossibility can smother it; or the spiteful...
Ripples, Quakes, and Explosions
Ripples, quakes, and finally an explosion. If I had words to express this, I would speak them aloud, but instead it comes in ripples, quakes, and explosions that begin in my head but move violently th...
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Simonex 17 days ago
How to Get Rid of the Depression Trap
The representatives of the beautiful sex are trapped in depression three times more often than the male half of the poopulation. This has its logical explanation based on the psychological, physiologi...
Q. M.J.17 days ago
Healthy Sexuality Series
I was walking inside this old decapitated building. As I opened its doors, I noticed it was barely hanging on its hinges. I tiptoed inside, cautious, because of the abandoned state of this building. I...
Chelsea Eede18 days ago
What Does It Mean to 'Be a Post-Millennial?'
Today’s youngest generation, are very connected but quite isolated. They have grown up with social media and have access to a wide range of information from their smartphones. As these young people ap...