Most of our electronic devices never really turn all the way “off” anymore. Have you noticed that people are getting that way too?
Psychology, Philosophy and Real Life, Page 32
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.
Freud’s ideas about the unconscious mind can seem esoteric and daunting. However, a basic understanding of how the unconscious mind works can pay real dividends in everyday living.
In recent weeks, access to mental health services has been used as a distraction from gun control. While the lunatic registry is ridiculous, there are significant ways that the mental health field can help improve society and, hopefully, prevent another massacre.
As we contemplate the recent Oprah-Armstrong interview, let us focus on what we can learn from it. Let us try to make good sense of it, so we can better understand ourselves and our society.
According to research, the current generation of students think very highly of themselves, contrary to objective evidence. In today’s tight job market, their success is not guaranteed.
For decades we’ve seen many kinds of work radically automated or even eliminated. But how can we survive, let alone thrive, if the trend continues and most, if not all, forms of work are taken over by robots?
What does a raucous dance club filled with high-volume electronic music have to do with the near-silence of a therapy session? Quite a lot, I’ve come to find.