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Changing the Mental Health Journey

When we have the flu, a fever, or other physical ailment, or are diagnosed with a serious disease like cancer or diabetes, what do we do? Many seek immediate help from a physician or other speciality clinician, and many receive encouragement from family, friends, and employers to approach their …

Mental Health

NASA safety panel throws major shade on space agency's Mars plan

A panel charged with annual assessments of NASA says that the agency's plan to reach Mars by the 2030s is doubtable given its lack of details. It has …

Moto Guzzi SP1000 – Officine Rossopuro

Growing up in the 1980's with a classic bike rider for a neighbour, I was thumbing through his old brochures that I first set eyes on a Moto Guzzi. I …

Motorcycles

Advice for Parents of Highly Sensitive Children

“Children do not experience our intentions, no matter how heartfelt. They experience what we manifest in our tone and behaviour.” —Gordon Neufeld<p>Dear …

Mining

Police Arrest Georgia Psychiatrist, Alleging 36 of His Patients Have Died

Police in Georgia have arrested a psychiatrist who had 36 of his patients die on allegations he improperly prescribed painkillers and tranquilizers.<p>A …

Crime

Crack Addictions by Reducing Emotional Impact

When I was growing up, I never had a problem with alcohol or illegal substances. My outlet for dealing with stress and anxiety was always food. Luckily, I have good genetics and played competitive sports, which meant I could eat whatever I wanted and as much as I wanted without any problems. My …

Mental Health

Model Tied Down In Underwater Cave with Sharks Creates Stunning Imagery

World-renowned photographer and visual engineer Benjamin Von Wong has done it again. His breathtaking, inspiring photography has taken yet another …

Sony Alpha

“A few weeks after I graduated, I tried to jump in front of a train”: My bipolar disorder nightmare

Going off to college is always hard; going off with a major mental illness is another challenge altogether<p>When I was 17, I decided that I wasn’t going to get out of bed anymore. It was a grey morning in March, and I woke up feeling lifeless and sad. There was nothing particularly wrong with my …

Physicist George Ellis Knocks Physicists for Knocking Philosophy, Falsification, Free Will

Biologist Rupert Sheldrake, whom I interviewed in my last post, wasn't the only fascinating scientist I hung out with recently at Howthelightgetsin, …

Mentally Challenging Activities Key to Healthy Brain Aging

<b>Individuals who participated in high challenge activities like quilting and photography showed enhanced brain activity, according to a new</b> …

The Brain

Blue Monday 'Trivialises Depression', Say Mental Health Experts - We Need To Talk About It All Year Round

Blue Monday is touted by many to be the "most depressing day of the year".<p>But the day, which falls on 16 January this year, has been criticised by …

Parenting Mistakes: This Is What Today's Parents Need To Stop Doing

Recently Cathy Gulli, a seasoned journalist at Maclean’s magazine, hit one out of the ballpark. Her essay, "The collapse of parenting: Why it’s time …

Parenting

Bernie Sanders is right: drug companies did help cause the opioid epidemic

At Sunday's Democratic debate, Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) made a point about the harrowing opioid painkiller and heroin epidemic that isn't raised enough: "There is a responsibility on the part of the pharmaceutical industry and the drug companies who are producing all of these drugs and not …

2016 January 18 - Proxima Centauri: The Closest Star

<b>Proxima Centauri: The Closest Star</b> <b><br>Image Credit:</b> ESA/Hubble & NASA<p><b>Explanation:</b> Does the closest star to our Sun have planets? No one is sure -- but …

Universe

A doctor's 4 psychology-backed tips to combat loneliness

As Dr. John Cacioppo, director of the University of Chicago's Center for Cognitive and Social Neuroscience, tells The Wall Street Journal's Elizabeth Bernstein that research shows that someone who is feeling socially isolated is more likely to be "hypervigilant to threats."<p>This could make them more …

Changing Your Mindset to Achieve Success

How Can I Change My Mindset?<p>Many of us stunt our growth and stop ourselves from getting what we want by having a fixed mindset. We have that voice in our heads that we listen to that tells us that we can't do something, that something is impossible, or that we do not have the skills to achieve …

Remember this when Parenting Gets Overwhelming

Last week, my friend told me that her little girl had had a fit and stopped breathing for 30 minutes. I cannot image how awful that must have been …

Hawking: Humans at risk of lethal 'own goal'

<b>Humanity is at risk from a series of dangers of our own making, according to Prof Stephen Hawking.</b><p>Nuclear war, global warming and genetically-engineered viruses are among the scenarios he singles out.<p>And he says that further progress in science and technology will create "new ways things can go …

Jupiter probe grabs solar-power record

While it hasn't reached its destination yet, the Juno spacecraft has surpassed an impressive milestone in space exploration.<p>While not as famed as the New Horizons spacecraft that visited Pluto last year, a plucky spacecraft called Juno has been on a mission since 2011 to visit Jupiter, seeking to …

Astronomy

Winter Finally Showing Up With a Bang as Major Eastern Storm Builds

The good times are over for the middle and eastern parts of the country with winter arriving fashionably late — and very loudly — this week, forecasters said Monday.<p>An arctic air blast that showed up over the weekend was forecast to send temperatures plunging to dangerously low levels overnight …

Weather

Ask someone "How are you?": a Blue Monday message

I’d like you to stop for a second and ask yourself, “How many times has someone asked me <i>How are you?</i> today?”<p>Chances are you’ll probably think of a few. If you went to school this morning, your form tutor probably said it to you, and maybe a few of your classmates or someone at home this morning …

Mental Health

This crazy Image reveals what one of Jupiter's moons looks like compared to Earth

The picture above is of the fourth largest moon in the solar system, Io, placed on top of North America for scale. Io is the closest moon to Jupiter and is one of the most inhospitable places imaginable. Earth's moon, by comparison, is the fifth-largest moon and is nearly the same size as Io. …

Astronomy

The One Poisonous Thing That Really Prevents Success | Inc.com

<i>What are some things that hold people back from being successful? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Rebecca Massey, who quit a 'safe, reliable' full-time job to be a writer, on Quora:</b><p>When I …

Motivation