General Articles

There is a broad range of topics and general information about mental health and life experiences that at one time or another we may want to understand better.

With that said, below you'll find a variety of topics and articles about some of the most common questions, concerns, and opinions associated with experiences and problems in life; and particularly how some people choose to address them.

What Is Synesthesia Disorder And When Was It Classified

Yellow has a flavor. Individual letters have their color. Sounds create images in the air. Sounds touch. Numbers move. These are some of the perceptions of people with...

What Is A Sapiosexual & What Does It Mean?

Have you ever heard someone describe himself or herself as a “sapiosexual”? Have you ever said to yourself: “what is sapiosexual?” Continue reading for the definition of...

Tips For Overcoming Insecurity And Learning How To Deal With It

Insecurity can be an awful beast. It can make people doubt themselves constantly, and it can ruin a relationship. This is especially true in the case of a brand-new relationship...

6 Tips For Mastering Assertiveness

Are you one of those people who walks away from a conversation thinking “I should have said that”? Do you wish you could work up the courage, just once, to say what you feel?...

Does Psychosurgery Work And Is It Safe?

When it comes to psychosurgery, is old new again? Some claim, in the words of practically every advertiser of anything anywhere, that psychosurgery is new and improved. But are...

What Is Catastrophizing And How Does It Affect You?

A high school history teacher used to admonish his students with variations of the following: “If you are late to class, you will soon stop coming to class. Then you will start...

Why Can’t I Focus?

Experts and doctors agree: America has an attention problem. It’s harder than ever for us to stay focused on our work, check to-dos off our lists, and finish extended tasks that...

If You Know How I Feel Why Would You Say That - An Explanation

The expression “If you know how I feel why would you say that?” has been popularized in the media recently from various reality shows including statements from celebrities like...

Types Of Humor And What They Say About Your Personality

Have you ever had a friend or family member that had a very dark sense of humor? How different this person’s perspective must be from your parent or grandparent who seemed to...

What Is The Facial-Feedback Hypothesis, & Does It Work?

Emotions are a very basic part of the human experience, and expressing those emotions appropriately is a part of good mental health. We can show our emotions in many ways, but...

What Are Alpha Brain Waves?

Scientists have known for a long time how important alpha brain waves are to healthy brain functioning. Lately, interest in meditation and mindfulness has brought this knowledge...

What Is The Preconscious And What Does It Mean To Me?

Most of us have heard of the conscious and unconscious mind, but the word ‘preconscious’ isn’t as widely known or used. What does this unfamiliar word mean? Is it a different...

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