By: Laurie Childree
I am under a lot of stress. I have to do something to relieve that stress. There must be something. I know! So just give me a credit card and stand back while I clean out every store in sight. Prepare to take a second...
By: Red Lady
People have mistaken me for being rude on so many occasions when in fact its not rudeness but shyness. As a psychology student I have partaken in many personality tests and questionnaires and all have clearly shown that I am a complete introvert! My lack...
By: Jared Jones - 321349
In my own definition, a lucid dream is a dream in which the dreamer is fully conscious and aware to the extent of being awake. Take a look around you. Right now. Just notice, and acknowledge every little detail about everything in the room surrounding...
By: Richard Harty
One of the models of addiction that has been helpful for me to understand why people use drugs or alcohol is often called the cycle of addiction. One starts this cycle feeling restless, irritable, and discontent. One then takes the drug or drinks alcohol and...
Strategies for overcoming math anxiety amidst the challenges of everyday life
By: Rohaniah
Mathematics can be a nightmare to some people. Why this thing called mathematics is disliked by so many people? Even children turn away from it. I used to ask myself the same question when I was growing up. I couldn't understand why some of my...
By: Hillary Marshall
People conjure up many different images when they hear the word hypnosis. Some think of a person laying on a couch being talked to in a soothing voice. Others think of one of those old goofy TV shows where someone would be hypnotized by a...
By: Brendan O'Loughlin
From personal experience I have found that drugs and alcohol do not lead to to necessarily "escape" reality, more to the point that they offer a means to face your perceptions of reality means to you.The altered states of mind afforded by the use...
By: Yma Orne C.
Whenever a person chooses to escape reality it is often the result of a painful memory or event that has traumatized them to the point of shutting themselves down emotionally. People use drugs and alcohol because of the instant feeling that they achieve after its...
By: Jonte Rhodes
This article again raises the age old question of nature vs nurture once again to explain why people tend to be violent or exhibit violent behaviors. Nature vs nurture basically asks the question whether our upbringing and surroundings (nurture, raised), or our inbuilt and genetic...
By: Renee Pierce
Depression is society taking the wrong approach? "Sweetie, are you getting out of bed today? I really think you should get out and get a job," said a generic husband to his wife of 20 years. "Maybe you could volunteer somewhere."This is going...

 

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