mental health

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

Rebecca Sharrock2 years ago
Life as a Female with Autism
Throughout the past few decades, autism diagnoses have skyrocketed for both genders. There are various theories for this that have been brought up in the community. Autism also appears to affect more ...
Yvonne Glasgow2 years ago
Are You Addicted To Stuff?
This isn’t the first article I have ever written on minimalism or hoarding, and it probably won’t be the last (I wrote many of them when I was a steady writer for Yahoo Contributor Network). However, ...
Georgie C2 years ago
How to Support a Friend Who is Unhappy (or Worse, Depressed)
Mental illness is one of the most difficult conditions to manage. While you can simply put someone in a MRI machine to diagnose a tumour, you just can't do the same for mental health issues. As a phar...
Kit Dwyer2 years 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 Lee2 years 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 Logan2 years 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 Logan2 years 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...
Alva v.Harzi2 years ago
'You are a cosmic flower. Om chanting is the process of opening the psychic petals of that flower'. - Amit Ray.
Jenna Logan2 years 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...
Nia Davies2 years 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 Appleby2 years 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...
Kyleigh Baltz2 years 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 Woods2 years 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 Williams2 years ago
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...
Simonex 2 years 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...