Read “A tale on reality” by LLUÍS BUSSÉ here: https://lluisbusse.wordpress.com/2020/12/27/a-tale-on-reality/ Opinion: The more we learn about our observable universe the more enignmatic it appears. LLUÍS BUSSÉ makes an admirable stab at trying to make sense of the apparent nonsense of the visible word. By using the terms “observable” and “visible” I am also implying the more… Read More A tale on reality | LLUÍS BUSSÉ | BARCELONA’S MULTIVERSE | ART | CULTURE | SCIENCE | Repost | Opinion
The anatomy of unhappiness is more complex than DSM-5’s categories. Source: Psychiatry and the Dark Night of the Soul | Psychiatric Times Opinion: Last night while in contemplation I got the impression that someone was thinking, “He’s a pretty good writer but too ‘hot’ to make it.” In other words, society doesn’t want to look… Read More Psychiatry and the Dark Night of the Soul | Psychiatric Times | Opinion
This morning I was checking out Carolina A’s site again and left some comments under her excellent Andy Warhol entry. Her point about repetition got me thinking. Anyone who wants to excel at any kind of artform or specialized knowledge appreciates the need for practice. And lots of it. A while back I gave an… Read More Practice, practice, practice! – Or maybe if someone doesn’t get it… it’s “repetition”
Skådespelaren och klimataktivisten Darryl Hannah. Hon kom ut sent med sin diagnos autism som hon vetat om sedan barnsben. Hon har dock börjat öppna upp sig om sin diagnos, och har berättat om sina … The original Swedish is rendered by Google Translate as: Actor and climate activist Darryl Hannah. She came out late with… Read More Lucka nr 4….. | Hem | Autismens Ansikten | Hatch No. 4… .. – Home | The Faces of Autism | Opinion
A recent Oxford University study found that playing video games can be good for our mental health. Source: Video Games can Help Mental Health, Study Says – Slice Opinion: I’m not a gamer. I find that running this blog with all the wonderful people – and yes, a few weirdos – out there, is more… Read More Video Games can Help Mental Health, Study Says – Slice | Opinion – Black Friday Reflection
Plus, how to tap into a greater force to enhance your mental health. Source: This Is Your Brain On Spirituality: A Psychiatrist Explains Opinion: This seems like a worthwhile, popular article summing up some beliefs, approaches, and findings with regard to the link between spirituality and positive mental health. Myself, I don’t believe prayer or… Read More This Is Your Brain On Spirituality: A Psychiatrist Explains | Opinion
Not until 1987 did homosexuality completely fall out of the DSM. In 1973, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) asked all members attending its convention to vote on whether they believed homosexuality to be a mental disorder. 5,854 psychiatrists voted to remove homosexuality from the DSM, and 3,810 to retain it. Source: When Homosexuality Stopped Being a Mental Disorder… Read More When Homosexuality Stopped Being a Mental Disorder | Psychology Today Canada | Opinion
William James (1842-1910) was an American pragmatist philosopher and psychologist and the brother of the novelist Henry James. James suffered poor health and frequent bouts of psychological exhaustion but this did not adversely affect his work. His Principles of Psychology (1890) became a standard textbook for psychologists, influencing Carl Jung among others. His collected lectures… Read More William James – Can a wealthy and connected intellectual really understand mysticism?
A lot of us feel misunderstood. Some of us feel hard done by. Society just doesn’t get us. Our friends and family don’t get us. Our priests and rabbis don’t get us. Our shrinks don’t get us. Our partners don’t get us. Our boss… our teacher… The list goes on… I know that I certainly… Read More A Recipe For Peace
Huh? What’s that all about. Today I’m going to write a sort of introspective or rather retrospective piece about self-development… specifically mine but hopefully this relates to others as well. After getting out of school, once and for all, the web was just becoming hot. So naturally, I turned to this exciting new medium to… Read More Wait ’till you get there but don’t forget where you were!