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Borderline Personality Disorder: The Symptoms, Signs, And What It's Really Like To Have It

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) does not mean crazy. It's also not solely reserved for psychopathic serial killers in murder dramas.<p>It's a …

Mental Health

America's Largest Mental Hospital Is a Jail

At Cook County, where a third of those incarcerated suffer from psychological disorders, officials are looking for ways to treat inmates less like prisoners and more like patients.<p>It was 9 o’clock in the morning at Cook County Jail, but in the subterranean holding cells where dozens await their …

The Blind Spot: Uncovering the Grammar of the Social Field

<i>This post is a bit longer than usual. But if you are interested in the invisible dimension of leading profound social change -- and in a blend of action science and consciousness to illuminate that blind spot -- it may be worth the read.</i><p>My father is a farmer. As one of the pioneers of bio-dynamic …

This LSD Could Save Your Life

A psychiatrist in London is calling for the reclassification of drugs like LSD and magic mushrooms to treat mental illness. Why we’ve been …

How the Brain Creates Personality: A New Theory

Are you a mover, a perceiver, a stimulator, or an adapter? Modes of thinking can be understood in terms of how the top and bottom—rather than right and left—parts of the brain interact.<p>It is possible to examine any object—including a brain—at different levels. Take the example of a building. If we …

New Theory Suggests That We Live In The Past Of A Parallel Universe

Whether through Newton's gravitation, Maxwell's electrodynamics, Einstein's special and general relativity or quantum mechanics, all the equations that best describe our universe work perfectly if time flows forward or backward.<p>Of course the world we experience is entirely different. The universe …

Are we all born with a talent for synaesthesia? – Shruti Ravindran

Vladimir Nabokov once called his famed fictional creation Lolita ‘a little ghost in natural colours’. The natural colours he used to paint his …

9 Signs You Might Secretly Be an Ambivert

Are you of the lesser-known but more balanced personality type? Find out.<p>If the idea of being around other people--perfectly nice people, even people you love--drains your energy, leaving you feeling you'd rather go get a tooth pulled, you might be an introvert.<p>If the idea of being alone seems …

Psychology

Philosophy Recap: Quantum Approaches to Consciousness

1. Introduction<p>The problem of how mind and matter are related to each other has many facets, and it can be approached from many different starting …

70+ Ideas for Developing Unstoppable Motivation in Pursuit of Your Goals

Zig Ziglar<p>People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing — that’s why we recommend it daily.<p><b>The Truth About Motivation</b><p>Have …

Motivation

Basic Knowledge About Your Chakras And How To Open Them

15 Netflix Movies That Will Help You Beat a Creativity Slump

Everyone loves a good Netflix binge. From <i>Friends</i> to <i>Orange is the New Black</i>, we’ve all spent a good amount of our Friday nights watching our favorite TV shows and movies. But while Netflix can get a bad rap for only providing mindless entertainment, they’ve got a ton of inspiring documentaries, …