Sonya Gonzales

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The Illusion of Free Will and Mental Illness Stigma

The idea of free will, the illusion that our minds are free to wander, independent of the brain, is problematic for psychiatry. Libertarian free will …

Chemical Lobotomy

One of the most shameful episodes in the history of psychology is the use of frontal lobotomies. Despite very scant evidence of their effectiveness - …

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BBC Academy - Journalism - Writing in English: Rules and choices

Writing in English: Rules and choices<p>One person's jargon is another person's 'specialist language'. You have a choice whether you use it.<p><i>This page is part of our Writing: The English Language section</i><p>BBC audiences expect the BBC to not only use clear and authoritative English but to 'maintain …

8 Delicious Weeknight Dinners Under 400 Calories

When it comes to weeknight dinners, usually something's gotta give. Maybe you whip up a quick meal, but it's not that healthy. Or you take the time to make a healthy dinner, but it's not that satisfying. But these eight dishes have it all: They're fast, flavorful and fewer than 400 calories per …

Recipes

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

Nutrition

40 Wonderful W-Words To Widen Your Vocabulary

W is called “double-U” because it was once precisely that. Originally, the ancient Germanic languages of Europe didn’t have a letter to adequately …

15 Killer Cornbread Recipes For The Non-Basics Out There

We're so corny.<p>Do you love cornbread? We do, and while we can't resist a classic slice of the Southern wonder, it's fun to transform the simple recipe into something truly special.<p>For example, who knew that figs were the trick to the perfect bake? Or, when you want the comfort of a good cornbread, …

The Surprising Skinny Jeans-Friendly Food You Haven’t Tried Yet

Drooling over the thought of pistachio pesto pasta? Join the club, ladies. What if we told you we had a killer recipe for <i>kelp</i> pistachio pesto pasta? It’s not just a visual stunner — keep scrolling — it’s a nutritionist’s dream. Richer in minerals than land vegetables, sea veggies like kelp also …

Bread

50 Cold-Weather Soup Recipes

TODAY Food Club

Take a seat at our table! Share recipes, join our Kitchen Q&A, get our weekly newsletter, and connect with cooks like you.<p>Chicken Noodle Soup is a classic comfort food and it is just one of those dishes that instantly makes you feel better. If it’s on the menu, chances are high that I’ll order it. …

Mexican Wedding Cookies

• 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature<br>• 1 1/2 cup confectioners sugar, sifted (divided)<br>• 2 teaspoons vanilla extract<br>• 2 cups all-purpose flour<br>• 1 …

50+ Christmas Cookies to Bake This Season

I’m a Christmas cookie addict – there’s just something about this time of year that makes me want to bake for hours and hours upon end. Mr. Garland …

Mexican Hot Chocolate

4 Servings<p>Instead of vanilla extract for this Mexican hot chocolate recipe, try almond extract if you’ve got it handy, which adds even more depth of flavor.<p>December 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 cups whole milk<p>3 tablespoons crushed cinnamon sticks (preferably Ceylon)<p>6 ounces semisweet chocolate (preferably …

Dessert

4 Ways (and 12 Recipes) To Make Cabbage For New Year's Day Luck

<i>Today: Cabbage every which way, for now and New Year's Day. This article is brought to you by Pam Krauss Books. Head here to pick up a copy of</i> Mark Bittman's Kitchen Matrix.<p>Of all the traditions on the first of the year, a bite of cabbage is perhaps the least anticipated to many. But, to that we …

New Year's Day

19 Treats To Leave For Santa That Aren’t Cookies And Milk

Step up, kids.<p>By now, Santa has to be tired of cookies and milk. If you don't want to find coal in your stockings this year, you better be on your way to make these delicious treats.<p><i>Original article appeared on Spoon University by Eileen Wang.</i><p><b>For more, like Spoon University on Facebook or pin them</b> …

Dessert

Christmas cakes, cookies and pies: The best holiday desserts to make now

'Tis the season for sweets! Whether you're baking for a cookie swap or building a dessert spread for your upcoming holiday dinner, here are dozens of treats that will surely wow friends, family and coworkers.<p>COOKIES<p>1. Ultimate Sugar Cookies<p>Cookies, rolled and cut into holiday shapes and festively …

21 Cookies to Give, Swap, or Keep All to Yourself This Holiday Season

A warm, freshly baked cookie, crisp on the outside with a chewy bite, is a thing of beauty all year long, but it's at Christmas that cookies really get their chance to shine. Unlike Thanksgiving pies, they're easily made in bulk for a horde (or portioned out for just a few), and most don't require …

9 Reasons Why You Need to Stop Stigmatizing People With Mental Illness

Here are nine reasons why you (and I, and every else) need to stop stigmatizing people with mental illness.<p>It's 2015. Come over to the cool side and stop stigmatizing people with mental illness. Just like when you sold your tapes, cut off your mullet, and canceled your MySpace account, you need to …

Mental Disorders

Slaughterhouse 90210: where literature meets pop culture

Many quotes from literature could be used to define Donald Trump, but few would be as exquisitely appropriate as one from Catch-22 about turning “vice into virtue, slander into truth, [...] thievery into honor, brutality into patriotism, and sadism into justice.” The intertwining of the magnate’s …

17 Easy Mini Desserts To Make When You're So Over Cupcakes

Cupcakes are so 2004.

Dessert

10 Delicious Homemade Gifts for the Holidays

Don't drive yourself mad this holiday season buying impersonal gift cards, candles and lotions for the important people in your life. The best holiday gifts are homemade, and you don't need to spend days in the kitchen to make it happen.<p>Don't drive yourself mad this holiday season buying impersonal …

Homemade

13 Awkward Moments When You Have Depression And Anxiety

Not showering, but also spending lots of time worrying about the fact that you're not.<p><i>If you need information and practical advice on depression, you can call the Rethink advice and information service on 0300 5000 927 (10am–2pm), if you're in the UK.</i><p>The Depression Alliance, a charity for sufferers …

Depression

This Man Who Survived a Suicide Attempt Explains What He Thought the Second He Jumped

And what it's like to be in the one percent of people who survive the fall from the Golden Gate Bridge.<p>As part of BuzzFeed's Mental Health Week, Kevin Hines, a man who survived his suicide attempt of jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge, shared his story.<p>Hines explained to BuzzFeed he was born …

Mental Health

Almond Thumbprint Cookies with Dark Chocolate and Sea Salt

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>These cookies were inspired by a Hotline question I posted in the spring seeking ideas for what to serve at an open house for my daughter's baptism. ATG117 suggested jam thumbprint cookies. I not only thought it was a good idea, but I couldn’t wait to get into the kitchen to make some. …

Recipes

Essential Chocolate Chip Cookies

From the Test Kitchen<p>Macadamia Nut and White Chocolate Chip Cookies:<p>Prepare as above, except substitute white baking pieces for the semisweet …

The Only Way You Should Be Making Your Sweet Potatoes For Thanksgiving Dinner

Must make, immediately.<p>Makes approximately 12 Stacks.<p>Here's what you need:<p>- 4 Large Sweet Potatoes<p>- 2 Tbsp Salted Butter - Melted<p>- 2 Tbsp Coconut Oil<p>- 1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese<p>- 3/4 tsp Ground Cumin<p>- 1/2 tsp Ground Cinnamon<p>- 1/2 tsp Red Pepper Flakes<p>- 12-15 Marshmallows<p>Carefully slice Sweet Potatoes …

Sweet Potatoes