Soooo, its been awhile. A lot has happened and I’ll still be sticking to my usual writing theme, but we’re all going to take a trip together for this one. The whole thing can be summarized by the below GIF, but its story time. Also, for anyone that might want to tell me I should […]Read more "I quit my job after 3 weeks and I’ve never had more self-respect"
I honestly don’t remember how many people have listed symptoms and asked me if there was “something wrong with them”. Do you make sure you locked your door 3 times before leaving? do you need to click the button to unlock your car twice? Does that mean you have OCD? no The above is just […]Read more "let’s talk about the sliding scale that is mental health"
Hello all, I’ve hit a bit of a writers block and figured I would turn to you! after all, I write for my readers. What do you want to know about? what do you think is interesting in relevance to psychology? Is there a disorder you want to know more about? how the system works? […]Read more "let’s talk about…anything"
Primary trauma is the trauma you likely think of when you hear the word. It is emotional stress that comes about when a person experiences, witnesses, or confronts a traumatic event. It happened to you. You were there. Secondary trauma is the emotional stress that happens when someone hears about the trauma someone else went […]Read more "let’s talk about secondary trauma and why you might be at risk"
Trauma has many moving parts and while I’ll be providing lots of information, we will only be scratching the surface. This is why I will be splitting it up into at least 3 different posts. When I reference trauma, I’m meaning emotion/psychological trauma. To provide a comprehensive experience, I’m starting with the boring to many, […]Read more "let’s talk about neurobiology of trauma"
*Before I start this, I want to say that the pros outweigh the cons here. We would not be prescribing medications if the results were not worth it.* I don’t really understand why some people think taking medication for an infection and taking medication for mental illness are so different. The reality is this: […]Read more "let’s talk about the reality of taking medication for mental illness"
I came across this post on the all knowing Facebook yesterday and thought “I know what my next topic is.” Ignorant? uneducated? I’ll let you decide. I want to make something very clear here: if you have a chemical imbalance, no amount of “lifestyle change”, drinking more water, eating kale, or “being one with nature” is […]Read more "let’s talk about whatever this is"