It’s a paradox: the objective evidence says we have more material wealth than at any time in history and yet we feel as though what we have is not enough and can never be enough. If the antidote to “never enough” isn’t more stuff, then what is it?
Psychology, Philosophy and Real Life, Page 31
Looking at life through the prism of psychology, philosophy, mental health and more. Originally created by counsellor, psychotherapist and philosopher Dr Greg Mulhauser, this blog is now the work of an international team of contributors.
Check out the signs and symptoms of digital addiction, and think about how you relate to your digital devices.
Nike got a lot of mileage out of their “Just do it” slogan. But as a recipe for change, this mantra leaves much to be desired.
As we look for ways to prevent violent tragedies such as school shootings, it is not enough only to look outwardly for solutions. We also need to look within ourselves, and take personal responsibility for developing the inner resources and skills necessary for coping with life’s stresses.
The military can be viewed as a microcosm of American society, so their treatment of women is important. The recent lifting of the ban on women serving in combat highlights how smoothly things can change, but also just how far we have to go.
With the new governmental mental health recommendations arriving, it is time for us to think about paying mental health professionals what they are worth, as an important aspect of increasing access to services.
In order to make wise decisions as we debate health insurance and healthcare questions, we need to step back and understand the historical context, and we need to redefine the central issues.