Leonardo Andreatta de Alcantara

214 Flips | 8 Magazines | 425 Likes | 9 Following | 19 Followers | @LeonardoAndpoj6 | Keep up with Leonardo Andreatta de Alcantara on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Leonardo Andreatta de Alcantara”

Sexy Shrimp Scampi Recipe

"This simple but flavorful Scampi is sure to be a big hit."<p>Ingredients<p>30 medium shrimp - peeled and deveined<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>2 tablespoons …

‘A place where time stands still’: This is what it’s really like to be sectioned

<b>The door shut with a finality I’d never known before. Surely there was a way to leave, to breathe, to feel in control?</b><p>The door remained locked, and I …

Mental Health

This 16-year-old girl's hair transformation is an important mental health reminder

"You made me feel like me again"<p>Despite the fact that we are more aware of mental health issues than ever before, there is still a certain stigma that surrounds them. Which is why we need more people like Kayley Olsson, who has just given us our daily reminder that depression can effect anyone, …

Judge warns of 'blood on our hands' if suicidal girl is forced out of secure care

The nation will have “blood on its hands” if an NHS hospital bed cannot be found within days for a teenage girl who is at acute risk of taking her own life, according to the UK’s most senior family judge.<p>Sir James Munby said he felt “ashamed and embarrassed” that no hospital place had been found …

Mental Health

Insulting Mental Illness, We Need To Fix Our Vocabularies!

One of the most important aspect of my work as a psychiatrist has been advocating for my patients. This advocacy has needed to be persistent and constant because society is very quick to blame the mentally ill for their impairment. Over the years my job has been to speak for my patients’ rights and …

Escaping prison with D&D

"Escaping Prison with Dungeons & Dragons" is a moving, 10-minute documentary about prisoners who used tabletop role-playing games to survive their …

How Inmates Play Tabletop RPGs in Prisons Where Dice Are Contraband

In correctional facilities across America, inmates cluster around tables in the common room to play games like Dungeons & Dragons. And they do it without dice.<p><i>At Play in the Carceral State is a week-long series investigating play in, around, and about prisons and prison culture. Learn more here.</i><p>It …

Homemade Pasta Dough Recipe - Genius Kitchen

Place flour in large glass bowl and form a well in the middle.<p>Place remaining ingredients in well.<p>With fork, in a circular motion, stir wet …

Giulia’s mental health had deteriorated quickly, and I was terrified each time she spoke to me about killing herself. But then one day I was too tired to respond<p>• Mark Lukach is a teacher and freelance writer<p>One afternoon my wife, Giulia, asked me: “Mark, if I kill myself, will you promise me that …

Mental Health

Beer Battered Chicken Strips Recipe

Serve these deep-fried beer battered chicken strips with beer barbecue sauce or sweet and sour sauce.<p>The chicken strips are made from chicken breasts …

Brown Sugar Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies

Can you imagine mean bakers? I can’t – I hate the very thought of it. Luckily this isn’t even a fleeting thought in the meeting of Cheryl and …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Can you eat grapefruit when you’re on antidepressants and other medication?

You’ve either heard it once and henceforth obsessed about it forevermore, or you’ve never been told.<p>Yup, we’re talking about the rumour that eating …

Holistic Medicine

Antidepressants Saved My Life and Killed My Orgasms

I can’t think of much that's less arousing in the middle of sex than starting a conversation about the side effects of my antidepressants. But this …

5 common mistakes that we all make when cooking pasta

Pasta, is there any food more delicious? That’s up for debate, but one thing about pasta that we can all agree on is that we’ve all made mistakes …

Italian Food

Family pens heartbreaking message to bullies after schoolgirl takes her own life

The family of a 15-year-old girl who took her own life has penned a heartbreaking message to her school bullies.<p>Sadie Riggs, of Bedford, …

Empathy

15 Great Animated Movies You May Have Missed

When you think of great animated movies, what comes to mind? Usually, we think of Disney or Pixar. While many of those films are great, often times …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Super-dark short film was shot entirely in 'Grand Theft Auto V' and is way too real

I'm all for criticizing our world view and cultural trends in 2017, but this guy takes it way too far.<p>If this short film by Matt MacDonald starts off …

Cavalcade Of Hundreds Of Bikers To Escort Bullied Fourth-Grader To School

Bikers in Nova Scotia say bullied 10-year-old Xander Rose is "one of our brothers” now.<p>Xander Rose’s commute to elementary school on Wednesday morning promises to be a journey to remember.<p>Hundreds of local bikers were due to accompany the 10-year-old motorcycle enthusiast from Nova Scotia, Canada, …

Why You Should Play Video Games

There is a certain kind of look I get when I tell people how much I love video games.<p>It lies somewhere between "You're not serious" and "Oh my God, you are serious." And by "people" giving me these looks, I mean adults of a certain age and outlook. Of course, given that I'm a 54-year-old tenured …

Donald Trump

Vitamin D deficiency and depression: is there a link?

Everyone's talking about the sunshine vitamin. But could it be good for our minds too?<p>Sunshine is something most Brits only get to enjoy fleetingly …

My history of self-harm has left me with scars – but I see them as a mark of my survival

I started self-harming by cutting myself superficially as a teenager.<p>When I was struggling with it, I felt deeply alone. Unfortunately, the stats …

Mental Health

Stranded on Chios women and teenagers face new horrors, with reports of police beatings, rape and knife attacks<p>Rasha went missing late afternoon last Saturday. Her peers describe hanging out as normal with the 20-year-old Syrian in the Greek refugee detention camp. Then she vanished. Last Tuesday …

Mental Disorders

‘A Silent Voice’ Review: Koe no katachi – Variety

With:Miyu Irino, Mayu Matsuoka, Saori Hayami, Aoi Yuki, Kensho Ono, Yuki Kaneko, Yui Ishikawa, Megumi Han, Toshiyuki Toyonaga, Sachiko Kojima, Erena …

Anime

A Big, Sparkly Secret That'll Change the Way You Bake Cakes

Grease and flour is the go-to method for preparing cake pans, but something about it always rubbed me the wrong way. Too little and the cake clings. Too much and the cake develops a pasty exterior.<p>Then, one of my friends (also a baker), let me in on a little secret: <b>You can grease and sugar …

Here's 7 Pancakes From Around The World That Will Change The Way You Think About Pancakes

Which one would you eat?

Taste Beyond The Tongue

‘I can’t fight anorexia any more. I’ve tried so hard’

Marie McManus wants to show me the final photograph taken of her daughter Pip. It was 9 December 2015, and the 15-year-old is standing on the platform of a railway station five minutes’ walk from the family home. In the CCTV image, Pip is wearing a red hoodie and looking up the track to see if her …

Mental Health

How Are You, Really? 6 Ways to Check In on the State of Your Mental Health

Mental health is a deeply important issue, one that has often gone ignored in our mainstream society. Somehow, it's developed a taboo that keeps the …

Mental Health