Ed Cassada

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‘Rick And Morty’ Creator Dan Harmon Had The Best Advice For A Fan Who Asked Him About Depression

Although Dan Harmon has had some creatively volatile moments, he is largely acknowledged to be a Good Dude. The creator of <i>Community</i>, <i>Rick And Morty</i>, and the podcast Harmontown was recently contacted by a fan on Twitter who asked him for advice on coping with depression.<p>While many would have simply …

Communicate

Suicidal thoughts linked to brain inflammation in people with depression

Depression closely tied up with inflammation in the body and brain.<p>Patients with major depressive disorder had more signs of inflammation in the …

Does the Sound of Noisy Eating Drive You Mad? Here’s Why

Misophonia - a hatred of sounds such as loud eating and chewing - is real.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Time.com</i><p>If you’ve ever been tempted to …

In depressed people, the medial prefrontal cortex exerts more control over other parts of the brain

New neuroimaging research has found that depression is associated with abnormal function in an area of the brain known as the medial prefrontal …

7 Ways to Lift Yourself Out of Heavy Thoughts

Deepak Chopra, M.D.Everyone can occasionally find themselves prey to heavy thoughts, which is a natural response to emotional sadness and anxiety. …

The 'dogs from the cellar' is a perfect metaphor to explain how your childhood still influences your relationships today

Brach shares a bunch of simple but brilliant insights into the way we handle difficult emotions— and how we can handle them better.<p>But there's one sentence I've kept coming back to because it just makes so much sense:<p>"Because we are responding to an accumulation of past pain, our reactions are out …

25 Quotes From Confucius That Will Change the Way You Spend Your Life

If you’ve ever studied Chinese history, you’ve undoubtedly heard of the great philosopher Confucius.<p>Not only has his words of wisdom had enormous …

How I cope with the three unwanted voices that live inside my head

I am alone in my New York apartment preparing dinner when I hear the voice of a woman say: “He seems to be OK.” A male voice grunts in response. “He eats better than we do,” she continues. Another grunt.<p>I look around. I'm on the second floor of a three-storey apartment block. Who can see me? It has …

Mental Health

23 Signs You Grew Up With Depression

Growing up, most of us aren’t taught to look out for signs of depression. So if you’re experiencing it, especially as a teenager, it’s easy to think …

When Everything's Going Wrong At Work, This Is The Personality Trait You Need

When <i>Shawshank Redemption</i>’s Andy Dufresne is wrongly convicted of murdering his wife and sentenced to life in prison, he takes the slow way out.<p>Every night from his cell he digs a little further toward freedom. Each morning he gathers the debris in his two fists and then releases it down his pant …

Psychology

Why Complaining Literally Shrinks Your Brain (and What You Need to do Instead)

The simple guide to avoid negativity and toxic people to succeed in life.<p>When things go wrong at work or in life, we vent in the hopes of releasing …

Self-help

How To Release Chronically Tight Hamstrings - Monthly Yoga With Abi

<i>About Abi</i> -<br>Abi Carver designs yoga routines for mountain bikers looking to eliminate muscular aches and pains, gain an edge in competition and unlock …

Here’s How A Month Of Zen Meditation Changed My Life

The Buddhist meditation practice is over 1,500 years old, but modern science says it has very real mental and physical health benefits.<p>On a trip to Japan last year, one of the places I visited was Kyoto, home to over 2,000 Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines. During one of my daily walks exploring …

7 Empowering Thoughts to Tell Yourself Next Time You're Stressed

It's only Tuesday, and you're likely still drudging through the priorities and responsibilities Monday had to bring. But when it comes to to-do list, nothing is less empowering than getting down on yourself. Acting with fear, trepidation, and worry wastes valuable time not just in the workplace, …

Rumination: A Problem in Anxiety and Depression

Rumination is one of the similarities between anxiety and depression. Ruminating is simply repetitively going over a thought or a problem without …

50 documentaries you need to see

<b>Joshua Oppenheimer</b><p><b>The Texan director’s feature debut, The Act of Killing (2012), and its follow-up, The Look of Silence (2014), explore the aftermath of massacres in Indonesia. Both were nominated for Oscars.</b><p>Salaam Cinema, Mohsen Makhmalbaf, 1995<p>For this film, Mohsen Makhmalbaf announces a casting …

Stephen Hawking

Your Must-Listen Podcast Playlist For 2016

Serial was just the beginning: here’s what you should listen to next—helpfully arranged by what you already like.<p>A recent study by the Pew Research Center revealed that less than half of Americans have ever heard of podcasts, and of those, 17 percent only listen to one show. That’s a shame, because …

A 2016 TV Preview

A guide to the returning hits and new shows on network, cable, and streaming services<p>2015 may have spawned the phrase “Peak TV” thanks to an onslaught of shows in every format imaginable, but 2016 isn’t going to offer much respite. In the coming months, terrestrial networks, premium cable, and …

TV

Powerful Photo Series Explores One Man's Battle With Depression, Anxiety And Insecurity

For those suffering from depression and anxiety, it can be difficult to put your feelings into words. That's why one photographer decided to turn the …

Depression

The Info Post – Blog

Who would have thought? These three things – messiness, staying up late and swearing – usually are considered to be signs of laziness, bad manners …

How to Live Your Best Life, According to a Roman Emperor

Marcus Aurelius has been read for 1800 or so years now and he’s arguably just as relevant today as he was when he was ruler of the Roman …

Kevlar for the Mind: Get control of irrational thoughts

The Greek philosopher Epictetus once said: "It's not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters."<p>That centuries-old maxim remains a …

How to Get Some Rest When Stress Is Keeping You Up at Night

It’s the middle of the night and you know you should be sleeping, but you can’t. Something is keeping you up: Maybe a coworker tried to throw you …

27 things you didn't know your iPhone could do

Some of these features are buried in the Settings menu while others are hidden in plain sight.<p>Plus, there are a few things Siri can do for you that you may not know about.<p><i>(Note: Most of these features are available in iOS 8 and higher, while some are available in iOS 9 and higher.)</i>

Neuroscientists Find 4 Ways to Boost Happiness (Even When You Feel Down)

When you are down, you wonder what you've done wrong. Neuroscientists have found 4 easy and effective ways to be happy in no time at all.

True a Wheel

The 12 Best 3D Touch Tricks to Try on Your iPhone 6S

It's like a right click, but so much better.<p>The iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus have landed with familiar designs and unfamiliar 12-megapixel cameras, but it's the mighty mobile duo's innovative 3D Touch displays that have really been turning heads and entrancing thumbs.<p>The pressure-sensitive panel …

Gear & Gadgets

13 Hidden iPhone 6s Tips And Tricks

You can turn your keyboard into a TRACKPAD.

6 Lies Your Depression Wants You to Believe (& How to Not Fall Into the Trap)

“The world we have created is a product of our thinking; it cannot be changed without <i>changing</i> our thinking.” – Albert Camus<p>When depression hits, it …