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15 healthcare professionals talk about what it's really like to work at a psychiatric hospital

We are all far too familiar with society’s stigmatization of mental health — from friends and family invalidating mental health struggles since it is …

4 Ways To Improve Your Emotional Intelligence

You're reading 4 Ways To Improve Your Emotional Intelligence, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Emotional Intelligence

HugeDomains.com - DAttal.com is for sale (D Attal)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

Your Facebook Friends Could Be Making You Depressed

There's plenty of debate over whether social media is good or bad for your mental health. As with most things, the consensus seems to be that its effect on you all depends on how you engage with it. But one way of using it is pretty unequivocally destructive: comparing yourself to your friends.<p>For …

Social Media

4 Conditions That Resemble Depression, But Aren't

<i>“It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It is what you know for sure that just ain’t so.”</i><p>This quote, frequently misattributed to …

Mark Twain

These Four Facebook Habits Could Lead To Depression

Accepting your ex's friend request is a no-no, according to experts.<p>Tempted to accept your ex’s Facebook friend request? Don’t.<p>That’s the advice of …

Social Media

5 Phobias You May Not Realize You Experience

Fear is a regular, biological feedback to day-to-day concerns that stimulate anxiousness, such as asking for a raising, facing a loved one, as well …

Depression

Ask Carrie Fisher: I'm bipolar – how do you feel at peace with mental illness?

Living with mental illness is tough, Fisher says, and that’s why it’s important to find a community to share experiences and find comfort in the similarities<p><i>Dear Carrie,</i><p><i>As another person with bipolar disorder, I really admire the way that you have spoken candidly about your own mental health and</i> …

Mental Health

Teaching primary school children about mental health

<b>The mental health of children is a rising area of concern and one which schools are trying to combat. Emma Jane Kirby reports from south London about a scheme that involves teaching primary schoolchildren about mental health through fun games and workbooks.</b><p>The children are half out of their chairs, …

Mental Health

​Stop Pressuring Me to Take Care of Myself

My knee-jerk reaction to the "self-care" movement is to punch it in the face, but maybe that's just because I haven't given it a fair try. I decided to research a variety of self-care tips online, and see if any of them could change my life.<p>For the sake of my soul, I usually try to block out the …

Mental Health

Demi Lovato: 'It Is Possible To Live Well' With Bipolar Disorder

Demi Lovato has a message for the public: It’s possible to have bipolar disorder and lead a happy life. The singer has been open about her bipolar …

Mental Health

Most People With Depression Go Without Treatment

A survey of 50,000 people in 21 countries paints a grim picture.<p>The vast majority of people suffering from depression worldwide are not receiving even minimally adequate treatment, according to a study published this week in the <i>British Journal of Psychiatry</i> based on surveys of more than 50,000 …

Mental Health

The Vibration Of Your Thoughts Create Your Life

<i>Photo by Jane Fuller</i> '<i>If you know what you want - if you can state it, the universe will move in your direction.</i>" <b>- Goethe</b> There is an invisible …

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Women who have more sex have better memories, study finds

Women who often have sex have better memories, according to a new study.<p>Research into how penile-vaginal intercourse (PVI) affects a woman’s brain …

McGill University

Ferrari's Head of Innovation Just Joined Aston Martin

Maximilian Szwaj, the former head of Ferrari/Maserati's innovation and body engineering division joins Aston Martin as chief technical officer.<p>Aston Martin has been very busy lately. Not only did they come up with a crazy track special and a brand new V12 for their equally fresh flagship, the …

Red Bull Racing

The Case Against Reality

A professor of cognitive science argues that the world is nothing like the one we experience through our senses. As we go about our daily lives, we …

Cognitive Science

This Motorcycle of the Future Will Also Power Your Home

There is no thrum of a Ducati or familiar rumble that made Harley Davidson famous. Only a whine from the electric motor that increases linearly as …

Motorcycles

This Type of Exercise Can Make Your Brain Healthier

Working out is good for you in more ways than we can count, but a new study may have uncovered a new perk for people with memory problems.<p>Researchers …

The Brain

This scientific quest to find “missing” memories is changing the way we think about the brain

A new experiment finds you don’t need to activate neurons to store memories.<p>Neuroscientist Nathan Rose and his colleagues at the University of Wisconsin recently lost track of a memory.<p>I mean that literally. One minute, they saw a trace of a memory “light up” in an fMRI scan. In the next minute it …

The Brain

The 10 Minute Workout Everyone Can Do

If you're a follower of Kardashian workout routines, you've probably noticed Kourtney and Khloe spending a fair amount of time with a classic piece of playground equipment—the jump rope. And trainers love jump ropes too, because jumping rope is a complete, total body workout. “It tones both your …

Workouts

Just One Dose of This Psychedelic Drug Can Ease Anxiety

Cancer is a brutal disease on both the body and mind. Not only do treatments like chemotherapy take a massive toll, but the emotional side effects …

American Psychiatric Association

Simpson M30 Bandit Motorcycle Helmet

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>American<br>• Gear<br>• Helmets<br>• Safety<p>The Simpson M30 Bandit is the most intimidating helmet you’ll find this side of a Darth Vader …

2015 Yamaha YZF-R1/R1M - First Ride

It was bound to happen, after falling behind European manufacturers like <b>BMW</b>, <b>Ducati</b>, and <b>KTM</b> in applying advanced electronics to motorcycles, Japan has …

2015 MV Agusta Brutale 800 Archives - Asphalt & Rubber

Today we are announcing the third podcast that Asphalt & Rubber is involved with, the Motorcycles on the Record Podcast…or as we like to call it: the …

Everything You Need to Know Before Buying a Motorcycle

With summer finally upon us, it’s hard not look wistfully from the inside of a car and long for the wind on your face—barreling down country roads, freed from the tethers of smartphones and chatty passengers. For a lot of folks, this time of year is when they finally take the plunge, shirk that …

The 100 best novels: No 75 – Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov (1955)

Nabokov’s tragicomic tour de force crosses the boundaries of good taste with glee<p>Robert McCrum introduces the series<p>In 1962, almost a decade after its first appearance, Nabokov told the BBC that “<i>Lolita</i> is a special favourite of mine. It was my most difficult book – the book that treated a theme …

Literature

Alternate Reality: Akio Toyoda's Sports Car Problem - The Big Picture

Toyota has a fascinating history when it comes to sports cars. The 2000GT of the 1960s was powered by a Yamaha-developed twin-cam straight-six and styled with enough sex appeal that a topless version — one of two built — earned a supporting role in the 007 classic “You Only Live Twice.” The …

Profit

8 Weird Things Women Do To Push Guys Away

It may seem that “men are from Mars” and “women are from Venus,” and as a man with many female friends and many women clients, I’m here to share both …

KQED

The Oxford English Dictionary has a long history of accepting new information on the English language from the public. Back in 1857, American Civil …