I feel like psychologists laugh when they hear people proclaim “New Year, New Me”. Not because they are cynical, but because they know how difficult it is to change even one thing, let alone a deeply engrained ego identity constructed over a lifetime. Nevertheless, I think we all start the new year with a grandContinue reading “Managing New Years Overwhelm”
I am absolutely bubbling with excitement because I’m about to share what I believe to be the most foundational aspects of mental health. By the end of this article, you will have a superior and much more nuanced understanding of what makes people different, and why this is essential to understanding mental illness.
How do you express yourself? Perhaps you sing in the shower, prance around in your pyjamas or even shimmy down the staircase. Whatever it is, self-expression encourages you to reveal your weird, whacky and wonderful self to others. It’s completely endearing and one of the greatest forms of self-love.
In every era, we find artistic genius that is far beyond its time. The transcendent, vivid music created by Platon Karataev falls into this rare category. Each note draws the listener in closer; each lyric seems to be imbued with tens of thousands of meanings.
Imagine you were critically depressed, contemplating taking your own life, only to discover that NUTRITION was at the root of your problem all along? But no one told you. Not your doctors, not your friends, and most certainly not the media. How incomprehensibly CHEATED would you feel? There you were, thinking you were eternally damned and defected, but really you just hadn’t been taught to program your operating system correctly? Hold my broccoli.