Stephen Acheson

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12 Things to Do When You Know Someone You Love Isn't 'Fine'

Although no one is immune from mental health issues, it can be hard to admit when life isn’t all rainbows and unicorns. So, if your bullshit detector …

Mental Health

Here’s Exactly How to Use Jackfruit

If you’ve been trying to eat less meat, you’re probably already super-familiar with ways to use ingredients like tofu and seitan. But you may have started seeing another ingredient popping up a lot lately: jackfruit. A recent report from restaurant management platform Upserve that analyzed American …

Onions

10 things you should know before becoming a designer

Thinking about a career in design? Then there's some stuff you should probably know before you make that choice. You know, the things they don't …

Pablo Picasso

Stop Saying Happiness Is a Choice, Because It's Not

As if mindlessly scrolling through Instagram didn't make me feel bad enough — perfectly airbrushed selfies, aesthetically pleasing apartments, endless vacation pics on some remote island, your designer handbag I'll never be able to afford — coming across so-called "inspirational" messages from …

Mental Health

How to Make a Decent Living as a Web Designer

Recently, I had a discussion with a designer in the early stages of their career. They wondered if it was both possible and realistic to earn a …

Employment

Vegan Carrot Cake Truffles

Everything there is to love about carrot cake made into 2-bite, no-bake truffles. Our plant-powered, vegan treats are brimming with heart-healthy …

Truffles

Easy Raw Vegan Cheesecake for 2

All my life I’ve dreamed of a working blender or food processor. And thanks to Amazon Prime day, my dream has become a reality at last, and I can now …

Vegan

Depersonalization, Derealization, and Panic Disorder

Panic disorder is a psychiatric condition that causes recurring panic attacks—episodes characterized by a cluster of disturbing physical and …

Depression

10 Signs You're Giving People Too Much Power Over Your Life

Maybe you let your co-worker's bad mood ruin your day. Or perhaps you let someone's criticism damage your self-image.<p>Any time you allow someone to …

Self-help

8 Symptoms Of Silent Panic Attacks You Should Know How To Recognize

Considering the dictionary definitions of "panic" and "attack," it's no surprise that when many people think of a panic or anxiety attack, they …

Depression

When Your Therapist Breaks Things Off

It triggered the very loss issues I came to her to confront.<p>A few weeks ago, my therapist told me she’s taking a break from seeing clients to work on some other things. She wanted to chat about setting me up for sessions with a trusted colleague from her practice. Even though I only see Natalie …

Mental Health

Vietnamese Pizzas with Rice Paper, Coconut Milk Turmeric

This “pizza” is extremely popular in Vietnam and is often ordered at street-food stands to be eaten straight off the grill. And we totally understand …

Recipes

Can You Deal With Depression Without Medication?

In some cases it will be possible to deal with depression without medication. You need to assess your case carefully. If you are already on …

Mental Health

9 Quick Comebacks For Gas Lighters

You hear the term gaslighting more so in the news these days then in the past, as it relates to narcissistic and sociopathic behavior. I’ve read the …

Mental Disorders

How To Break Up With Your Therapist And Start Over With A New One

Good news: You don't have to share your life story from the beginning.<p>Research shows that one of the biggest keys to success in therapy is a positive relationship between a client and the therapist. So if you haven’t been feeling the love at your therapy sessions lately, it may be time to move …

Mental Health

Can People with Borderline Personality Disorder Change?

The idea that personality is stable over adulthood is no longer considered accurate in life-span psychology, even though the average person often …

Psychology

Streamline 3.0: The World’s Largest Icon Library

The good people over at Streamline just launched what we all believe to be the world’s largest icon library and we couldn't be more grateful. It's a …

Mobile Devices

No pigs were harmed in the making of this ‘bacon’

I’ve heard people say bacon is the one meat product vegetarians or vegans miss the most (if they have ever had it to miss, that is). And I get that: Bacon’s salt, smoke, fat and in some cases sugar seem to fire up our brain’s pleasure centers. So it makes sense that vegan cooks have come up with so …

Pigs

A New Understanding of Why Antidepressants Often Don't Work

If you have been feeling seriously depressed and yet no antidepressant medications seem to help, a report this past week in the July 15 issue of</i> …

Mental Health

Hummus ice cream is here to answer your healthy (vegan!) dessert dreams

First there was dessert-flavored hummus that turned your favorite flavors—like brownies and snickerdoodles—into protein-packed treats. But if you …

Healthy Eating

How can we expect borderline personality disorder patients to trust mental health services when the staff don’t trust them?

I am struggling with a paradox. How come theories of borderline personality disorder (BPD) recognise that there may be good historic reasons for …

Vegetable Bolognese by Jamie Oliver

Yield6<p>A vegetable Bolognese sauce from Jamie Oliver's <i>Super Food Family Classics</i> is a great idea for a family weeknight meal.<p>INGREDIENTS<p>20g dried …

Le Grand Vegan Chocolate Cake (Gluten-Free, Dairy Free Recipe)

The best vegan chocolate cake experience! So moist and extra chocolatey! If you are having friends over for the weekend, this cake is the best choice …

Changing mindsets and behavior, one “nudge” at a time | Organization

July 16, 2018 – <i>by Anna Güntner, Bill Schaninger and Julia Sperling</i><p>Our understanding of the unconscious mind has come a long way since Sigmund Freud, …

Psychology

Simple Vegan Pesto Zoodles

From: EatingWell.com, July 2018<p>Zucchini noodles, or "zoodles," are a gluten-free, low-calorie substitute for traditional pasta in this easy and fresh …

Vegan Chickpea Omelet

Some vegans will never be able to appreciate a Sunday morning omelet, so we decided to change that. Behold, the chickpea omelet. When protein-rich …

Taco night just got a lot healthier thanks to a surprising gluten-free, vegan meat recipe

Finding the perfect ground-beef replacement for Taco Tuesday when you’re vegan <i>and</i> gluten-free can be tricky. Since some of the most popular meatless …

How a Diagnosis of Complex PTSD Differs From PTSD

Some mental health professionals make the distinction between the diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and complex PTSD, also known as …

'It's nothing like a broken leg': why I'm done with the mental health conversation

It’s never been easier to open up – but hashtag healthcare doesn’t help people like me<p>I am bleeding from the wrists in a toilet cubicle of the building I have therapy in, with my junior doctor psychiatrist peering over the top of the door, her lanyards clanking against the lock. Her shift finished …

Mental Health

This is how to deal with passive aggressive people

We’ve all dealt with it. The subtle manipulations. Always angling to get what they want, but still looking like a little angel. Making you feel like …

Self-help