Mental Health Mondays: Socratic Method Could Radically Improve Your Mental Well-Being.

by Jon Hawkins This is what happens when you start to ask questions. The Socratic method is predicated on asking questions. It takes our assumptions and enters them into a dialogue. It involves critically asking about those presuppositions, to discover whether they are in fact true. It asks questions like: According to Socrates, this methodContinue reading “Mental Health Mondays: Socratic Method Could Radically Improve Your Mental Well-Being.”

Mental Health Mondays: What Relationships Look Like With Untreated BPD

by Zachary Phillips I am currently being treated for Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). Thankfully the treatment is working; my general functionality, mood, and relationships are all improving. I have now learnt how to manage, maintain and grow positive relationships, as well as how to appropriately handle the symptoms of BPD when they arise. This certainly wasn’tContinue reading “Mental Health Mondays: What Relationships Look Like With Untreated BPD”

Mental Health Monday: Through Glass: How not mentalizing creates borderline personality.

by Kevin Redmayne (Medium) Mentalization-Based Treatment is changing how we view mental health — it is in fact revolutionizing therapy for BPD. In 1967, a teenage Hungarian refugee named Peter Fonagy was checked in to a mental health clinic in Hampstead, London. Fifty-two years later that same clinic is now the Anna Freud Centre. PeterContinue reading “Mental Health Monday: Through Glass: How not mentalizing creates borderline personality.”

Say goodbye to Goodreads as we welcome its successor…

by Margarida Runa To all the bookworms: THIS IS WHAT YOU NEED! With the rapid growth of popularity surrounding these fantastic and brilliant companions on social media, reading is officially trending! As someone who has had this passe-temps her whole life, I’m delighted to see so many captivating covers and characters as I scroll on TikTok, Instagram and soContinue reading “Say goodbye to Goodreads as we welcome its successor…”

Here’s Why I’m Celebrating Banned Books Week

By Barack Obama From the time I first learned to read, books have played an essential role in how I experience the world. Reading Toni Morrison as a college student — novels like The Bluest Eye and Song of Solomon — changed me. Discovering writers like Mark Twain or James Baldwin revealed something essential to me about our country’sContinue reading “Here’s Why I’m Celebrating Banned Books Week”

How to Succeed as a New Writer

by Darius Foroux Writing must come from the heart I started my blog as an independent new writer in 2015. Over the years, I’ve published over 400 articles, 7 books, and 7 online courses. There have been frustrations and challenges along the way. But I’ve learned that new writers have a better chance of successContinue reading “How to Succeed as a New Writer”