Amanda Heard

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What I Wish I Could Tell You Instead of 'I'm Fine'

As a person with depression, I find it difficult to talk to people even when I need someone the most. People do ask how I’m doing, and most of the …

7 New Year’s Resolutions for a Person with Bipolar Disorder

By Gabe Howard<p>One of the many things I say over and over again is that people living with bipolar disorder are just like everyone else. We …

How To Support A Partner With Depression: Reddit Users Share Their Tips

#7: Don’t forget to take care of yourself.<p>When a partner is suffering from depression, it can be difficult to know how to help them while staying …

Study Skills

Why Breakups Hit Some People Harder than Others

Breakups aren’t easy for anyone, but have you ever noticed that some people seem to cope with them better than others? While some who’ve loved and …

Psychology

Five atheists who lost faith in atheism

Atheism is cool. At least, that's the popular perception of a worldview that's enjoyed a rebrand and a renaissance in the last couple of decades. …

8 Things We Learned in Couple's Therapy That Saved Our Marriage

We needed someone's help to learn how to live together.<p>Marriage is hard, and it requires hard work sometimes. People aren't taught how to be good at marriage or even how to be a good life-long partner, and so we often screw it up. But in failing and learning how to solve problems, you can make a …

Self-help

A biblical view of homosexuality

<i>When church members ask a pastor, “I want to read one book spelling out the biblical view of homosexuality. What do you recommend?” I hope the pastor</i> …

I am a Christian. You Are Something Else.

We both go to church. We both believe in Jesus. I am a Christian. You are something else.<p>Such is the message I often hear from organized religion, and as a gay man and ex-fundamentalist, I find it divisive and presumptuous. Just recently, I read the following post on Facebook:<p>"My family and I are …

Faith

A scientist who studies psychopaths found out he was one by accident — and it completely changed his life

A neuroscientist at the UC Irvine School of Medicine, Fallon (not to be confused with Jimmy Fallon, the popular TV host) first began studying the brains of murderers, rapists, and other criminals in the mid-1990s, when his university got its first PET brain-imaging machine. But he didn't start …

Psychology

Why Childhood Trauma Can Lead to PTSD, and How Tapping Can Help

There's a common understanding, even in "pop" psychology, that childhood trauma can have devastating and lasting effects on a person's wellness. It often sets a dysfunctional precedent for how they conduct and think about themselves well into adulthood. While we've long understood this from a …

Mental Health

41 Truths People With PTSD Wish Others Understood

Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a condition that will affect an estimated 7.8 percent of Americans at some point in their lives, …

16 Things To Remember If Your Loved Ones Suffer From Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can occur after you have been through some form of trauma. A trauma is an emotional or physical shock to the …

Getting Divorced When You're Famous Is a Lot Weirder/More Complicated Than You Think

Five bizarre celebrity divorce facts you never knew.<p>In the wake of Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner's divorce announcement, <i>New York Magazine</i>'s Maureen O'Conner interviewed former Hollywood publicist Rob Shuter, who handled Jennifer Lopez's split from Ben Affleck as well Jessica Simpson's from Nick …

Ben Affleck

Loving Someone with Borderline Personality Disorder

Caring about someone with borderline personality disorder (BPD) tosses you on a roller coaster ride from being loved and lauded to abandoned and …

Things You Only Know If You Have Borderline Personality Disorder

News<p>by Debrief Staff | 11 04 2015<p>Things You Only Know: If you have a boderline personality disorder<p>You’ll experience extreme emotions and may go …

Mental Health

Tackling the Emotions in Borderline Personality Disorder

If you or someone you know has Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), then you’re well aware of how difficult life can be. Within the field of …

Psychology

Emotional Attachment: 5 Unhealthy Relational Patterns

Photo credit: Unsplash<p>What were your thoughts when you read this article title? You might believe that attachment has nothing to do with mental …

Teens
Psychology

ADHD drugs are as dangerous as street meth - and Americans are getting hooked

Sales for drugs like Vyvanse and Adderall are growing rapidly. To those who have experienced the dark-side of regular amphetamine use, that’s concerning<p>In 2014, the adult market for pharmaceutical stimulants in the US overtook the long-reigning children’s market. Thanks to the eagerness of many …

Adam Levine

West Bloomfield Doctor Offers Alternative Treatment for ADD/ADHD and Anxiety

Dr. Eric Mintz offers Braincore Therapy for patients.<p>There's more help for children with ADD than just pills, West Bloomfield Doctor Eric Mintz …

Brainwaves

The Rejection-Rage Contingency in Borderline Personality Disorder - Borderline Personality Disorder Treatment

A common symptom of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is frequent “inappropriate, intense anger,” also known as rage.<p>This rage seems, based on …

Mindfulness

14 Things To Remember When You Love A Person With Anxiety

<i>It wasn’t until the past few years I realized how badly I suffered from anxiety. Simple things like waiting to hear back from someone or anticipating</i> …

Anxiety worsens our ability to empathise with others, university study discovers

New social research conducted in America suggests that anxiety may reduce our ability to empathize with other people or understand their emotions.<p>The …

Depression