Saturday 23rd September 2017,
Friends of The People

Mental Health

14 Truths About Being an Introvert

14 Truths About Being an Introvert

http://truththeory.com/2014/10/08/14-truths-about-being-an-introvert-that-mainly-introverts-will-understand/ In her book “Quiet: The power of introverts in a world that can’t stop talking“, Susan Cain illustrates how today’s world has created an Extrovert culture; the ideal is to be sociable, loud, bold, and it is so because it resonates with how most of our interactions are nowadays. We are bold and loud [...]

April 6, 2015 Friends of The People Life, Culture & Society, Mental Health 0

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do

By Amy Morin (http://www.lifehack.org/articles/communication/13-things-mentally-strong-people-dont.html) Mentally strong people have healthy habits. They manage their emotions, thoughts, and behaviors in ways that set them up for success in life. Check out these things that mentally strong people don’t do so that you too can become more mentally strong. 1. They Don’t Waste Time Feeling Sorry for Themselves [...]

March 30, 2015 Friends of The People Life, Culture & Society, Mental Health, Work-life Balance 0

Schizoaffective Disorder

Schizoaffective Disorder

Schizoaffective disorder is a serious mental illness that has features of two different conditions, schizophrenia and an affective (mood) disorder, either major depressionor bipolar disorder. Schizophrenia is a brain disorder that distorts the way a person thinks, acts, expresses emotions, perceives reality, and relates to others. Depression is an illness that is marked by feelings of sadness, worthlessness, or [...]

November 12, 2013 Friends of The People Mental Health 0

Manic Depression Disorder (Bi-polar Affective Disorder)

Manic Depression Disorder (Bi-polar Affective Disorder)

Background Manic depression is commonly referred to as bipolar disorder. It is a major affective disorder, or mood disorder, characterized by dramatic mood swings. When in a manic state, it causes sleeplessness, sometimes for days, along with hallucinations, psychosis, grandiose delusions, and/or paranoia. Bipolar disorder is defined by the presence of one or more episodes of abnormally [...]

November 11, 2013 Friends of The People Mental Health 1