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To Anyone Who Thinks They're Falling Behind In Life. Abusive parents: What do grown children owe the mothers and fathers who made their childhood a living hell? Homeless people are not cockroaches or vermin – they are human and have rights. How is it that homelessness – one of the most egregious violations of human rights globally – can be so invisible?

Homeless people are not cockroaches or vermin – they are human and have rights

The answer lies in the fact that we have done pretty much everything we can to erase homeless people from our sight and from our minds. How governments, the media, and the affluent treat homeless people has a significant impact on how the rest of us view them and, ultimately, how homeless people view themselves. They have become a social group that, if not ignored completely, is faced with relentless vilification, discrimination, criminalisation and even hate crimes. The language of mental illness is broken. Language is constantly changing.

The language of mental illness is broken

Text speak now slips easily into our vocabularies and slang increasingly prevalent. The way we talk evolves to encompass new trends and behaviours within culture and society. If nothing else, the subtle changes in language prove how adaptive we humans are in our communication. Yet when it comes to other areas of language, our discourse remains painfully outdated. Harvard Studied People For 75 Years & Found That Happiness Comes From One Thing...

Conversation with Cory Taylor on Dying - WQ. Uncategorized Novelist Cory Taylor (Me and Mister Booker and My Beautiful Enemy) was diagnosed with melanoma in 2005, just before her fiftieth birthday.

Conversation with Cory Taylor on Dying - WQ

In December 2014, she suffered a seizure and underwent surgery to remove a brain tumour. She had to face the obvious – that death was not far away. The Disease of Becoming - AIP Lifestyle. I am writing this post as much for me as you.

The Disease of Becoming - AIP Lifestyle

Something to refer back to as I traverse my humanness. A very wise and loving person pointed out to me last week that I am suffering from an infliction I had not know about previously: The Great Illusion Of Becoming. This shifted my entire life perspective in one moment when the awareness of this truth sunk in. UNMEDICATED ME by HM JONES. I absolutely love HM Jones guest post: UNMEDICATED ME.

UNMEDICATED ME by HM JONES

So brutally honest. I have read it several times before posting it .. truly blows me away. Thanks for stopping by HM. Travel - Bhutan’s dark secret to happiness. On a visit to Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan, I found myself sitting across from a man named Karma Ura, spilling my guts.

Travel - Bhutan’s dark secret to happiness

Maybe it was the fact that he was named Karma, or the thin air, or the way travel melts my defences, but I decided to confess something very personal. Not that long before, seemingly out of the blue, I had experienced some disturbing symptoms: shortness of breath, dizziness, numbness in my hands and feet. At first, I feared I was having a heart attack, or going crazy. Maybe both. So I went to the doctor, who ran a series of tests and found...

“Nothing,” said Ura. How your body changes your brain. Exercise for brain's sake: Our bodies can change our brains.

How your body changes your brain

Angry parents in childhood contribute to mental health problems in adulthood - RN Drive. Fantastic invention stops men weeing in the streets. It's a toilet. Stocksy.

Fantastic invention stops men weeing in the streets. It's a toilet.

While attending a music festival in Canberra recently, a woman was stunned to receive no support from security officers after she reported a man for deliberately urinating on her. He Was Grieving Over The Death Of His Best Friend, Until An Old Man Told Him THIS. Mind Blown. I'm old.

He Was Grieving Over The Death Of His Best Friend, Until An Old Man Told Him THIS. Mind Blown.

What that means is that I've survived (so far) and a lot of people I've known and loved did not. I've lost friends, best friends, acquaintances, co-workers, grandparents, mom, relatives, teachers, mentors, students, neighbors, and a host of other folks. The Opposite of Rape Culture is Nurturance Culture. The opposite of masculine rape culture is masculine nurturance culture: men* increasing their capacity to nurture, and becoming whole.

The Opposite of Rape Culture is Nurturance Culture

The Ghomeshi trial is back in the news, and it brings violent sexual assault back into people’s minds and daily conversations. Of course violence is wrong, even when the court system for handling it is a disaster. 'Griefwalker' Stephen Jenkinson on facing death - The Spirit of Things. Harvard-trained theologian Stephen Jenkinson calls himself a 'grief monger': it's his belief that despite our culture of fear, we must know death to be able to live well. He spoke to Rachael Kohn about 20 years of helping people confront the greatest mystery of all. Should anyone have coercive authority over others? - Zero Aggression Project.

Statism is the idea that some person or group must have coercive control over society. But the Milgram and Stanford experiments refute this belief. These two famous studies show that… 4 Steps to Get to the Root of Your Children's Feelings. A few weeks ago my kids were getting ready for bed and suddenly heard my 10-year-old roar at his siblings with unusual fervency.

The threat was completely out of character. How To Stay Safe After Leaving An Abusive Relationship. The most violent time in an abusive relationship is the minute the woman leaves, or tries to leave. In fact, in domestic violence cases, more than 70 percent of injuries and murders happen after the victim leaves. This phenomenon is known as separation assault. After following the Exit Action Plan for how to leave an abusive relationship safely, know the plan for staying safe! Sue Else, former president of the National Network to End Domestic Violence, appeared on Dr. He Abused Her for Years. She Shot Him. France Asks: Is It Self-Defense? In 2014 alone, it said, 134 women died as a result of violence by their husbands or partners, and five women killed their husbands because of it. Bear Medicinewalker. Rocks… we use them to build houses, structures that reach the sky.

Non-lethal strangulation bill is a matter of life and death. Addictive Behaviour and the Connection Shadow. The misfit’s journey: Lidia Yuknavitch shares her story at TED2016. The Loudest Silence I’ve Ever Heard – Travis Norwood. CT Scan of 1,000-Year-Old Buddha Statue Reveals Mummified Monk Hidden Inside. Chief Tuira Kayapo: A Bold Matriarchal Warrior Who Refuses Colonist Fuckery into Her World. Being Special Isn't So Special. There’s a paradox that is stumping psychologists right now and it’s this: Over the past 50 years, despite the standard of living rising dramatically in the western world, happiness has stayed level, while mental illnesses, anxiety disorders, narcissism, and depression have all gone up. When you study marketing, the first thing you learn is that fear sells.

Transcending Personality: How to Become a ‘Nobody’ “Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth” – Alan Watts Personality is defined as, “The set of emotional qualities, ways of behaving, etc., that makes a person different from other people; attractive qualities that make something unusual or interesting,” (Merriam-Webster Dictionary). Ground-breaking symposium on porn harms to young people: the ill effects of the pornographic experiment on relationships and sexuality named out loud. Existentialist Psychologist Viktor Frankl Explains How to Find Meaning in Life, No Matter What Challenges You Face. Safety Isn't What You Think It Is - Manpons: If Men Had Periods. Why The Nicest People Have Suffered The Most Damage In Life. Why Your Stubborn Kid Will Probably Be A Wildly Successful Adult.

Why You Should Stop Caring about Being Nice and Just Be Honest. A Question of Moral Radicalism. Identifying Emotional Abuse before it Happens. Theconversation. The Three Mistakes Men Make in Their Quest to Court the Feminine. We Don't Trust Angry Women, Says New Study, But We Do Trust Angry Men. I’m tired of being kind to creepy men in order to stay safe.

Relating Is Beautiful, Relationships Are Not  How We Used to Die; How We Die Now. Why people fall for pseudoscience (and how academics can fight back) Woody Harrelson's Thoughts from Within. 20 Profound Quotes By Carl Jung That Will Help You To Better Understand Yourself. 221 Summer 2015. Family vices. You Can Get PTSD From Staying In An Emotionally Abusive Relationship. Gender and the Body Language of Power. Near-extinct Amazonian tribe so connected with nature they reportedly breastfeed animals. Near-extinct Amazonian tribe so connected with nature they reportedly breastfeed animals. The Importance of Sadness. Guy Winch: Why we all need to practice emotional first aid. Stay or Leave? The Meaning of Mahu. New Philosopher. Study: Early Men and Women Were Equal in Tribal Society. Photos du journal - Price of Silence.

What’s the Purpose of Life? 16 Possible Answers from 16 Inspirational People - FinerMinds. Woman swims naked year-round in Snowdonia's cold mountain lakes. Not Liking One's Looks. Powerful Photographs Of The Shamans Gathering In Siberia. Elderly People Look At Their Younger Reflections In This Beautiful Photo Series By Tom Hussey. The Science of the Heart.

Spiritual Being

I LIKE MYSELF. 16 tattooed senior citizens finally answer this question : “What will it look like when I’m older?” Color Test - Online Color Challenge. BJ Miller: What really matters at the end of life. Eckharttolletv. Shared Video Clip. The Myth of the Myth of The Right Brain Difference: And Why It Matters.

Louis CK - Foodchain. _There is no greater threat to women than men_ - Louis CK.mp4.mp4.mp4.mp4. Comment: What doctors know about death that the rest of us don’t. When positive thinking doesn’t work. Why half of the life you experience is over by age 7. Why Time Flies. Inside the mind of an actor (literally) FREEDOM: Pharrell’s Call To Action That Will Give You Chills. An Indigenous Approach to Healing Trauma. This Girl Was Given Two Different Dolls, Her Reaction To Them Totally Surprised Me. 29 Breathtaking Photographs Of The Human Race You (Probably) Haven’t Seen.

Why The Key Character In 'Inside Out' Is The One Who Isn't There : Monkey See. The Science of ‘Inside Out’ How I Got PTSD From My Marriage. Languages, Like Everything in Nature, Are Just Branches on a Tree. See The World’s Most Spoken Languages In One Eye-Opening Infographic. Indigenous Cultures Have Primal Posture & No Back Pain Unlike Americans. Find your primal posture and sit without back pain: Esther Gokhale at TEDxStanford. Changizi Blog. The Alchemy of Groups. David Bolinsky: Visualizing the wonder of a living cell.

Woman-being

Man-being. We Are Dead Stars. How to answer the question: “Am I dying?” Kailash Satyarthi: How to make peace? Get angry. Elizabeth Loftus: How reliable is your memory?