CRISIS: Veterans, mental health & the wounds we cannot see | psychology recovery & military

Hey everybody. Happy Thursday! Now if you didn’t know tomorrow is Veterans Day in the U.S. What is Veterans Day you might wonder? Veterans Day is a day where all of those who served in our U.S. Military are celebrated and loved on and given a little extra thank you so much. Maybe a hug. Maybe you buy them a […]

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What if most of what we knew about Mental Health was wrong? | Khaliya | TEDxBeaconStreet

Translator: Mahitab Elsaghier Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs My name is Khaliya, and as they said, I am a Columbia University-trained public health specialist focusing on mental health. What is mental health? In a nutshell, mental health is the absence of mental illness, just as being healthy is the opposite of being sick. But in physical health, there is not just sick […]

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Food for thought: How your belly controls your brain | Ruairi Robertson | TEDxFulbrightSantaMonica

Translator: Rhonda Jacobs Reviewer: Ellen Maloney Imagine this… You have just won ten million dollars in the lottery. Congratulations. (Laughter) You have just eaten the most delicious, warm, chocolate brownie that has ever been baked. (Laughter) You… have just had sex. (Laughter) And you… have just done all three at the same time. Congratulations to you, too. (Laughter) In these […]

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How to motivate yourself to change your behavior | Tali Sharot | TEDxCambridge

Translator: Leonardo Silva Reviewer: Denise RQ So, we all have some behavior that we would like to change about ourselves. And we certainly all want to help someone else change their behavior in a positive way. So, maybe it’s your kid, your spouse, your colleague. So I want to share some new research with you that I think reveals something […]

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How to get stuff done when you are depressed | Jessica Gimeno | TEDxPilsenWomen

Translator: Kamile Viezelyte Reviewer: Giang Pham Depression takes practice. Now, some of you may hear that and say: “Jessica, that’s preposterous. Do you know my boss? Have you met my ex? Don’t you know that mental illness runs in my family? I don’t have to try to be depressed. It just happens. What I’m saying, is that living well with […]

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Psychological flexibility: How love turns pain into purpose | Steven Hayes | TEDxUniversityofNevada

Translator: Bret Simmons Reviewer: Emanuele Rossi Life asks us questions. And probably one of the most important questions it asks us is, “What are you going to do about difficult thoughts and feelings?” If you’’re feeling ashamed or anxious, life just asked you a question. If you’re standing here about to give a [TEDx] talk and your mind is getting […]

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I Am Not A Monster: Schizophrenia | Cecilia McGough | TEDxPSU

Translator: Sara Palacios Reviewer: Theresa Ranft Hello, my name is Cecilia McGough. I’m an astronomy and astrophysics major here at Penn State, and the founder and president of the Penn State Pulsar Search Collaboratory. In high school, I was lucky enough to have co-discovered a pulsar through the Pulsar Search Collaboratory. A pulsar is a super dense neutron star that […]

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A Vaping-Related Illness Has Turned Deadly, Here’s What You Need to Know

In recent weeks, reports of a mysterious respiratory illness have taken the U.S. by storm, one that’s sickened at least 380 patients and turned fatal for seven. As health investigators from across the country begin to look into the issue, a common thread seems to be emerging: vaping. But medical studies are still in their preliminary stages, and there remains […]

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Experts Dispute Link Between Gun Violence And Mental Illness | NBC News Now

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The Power of a Pet | Rustin Moore | TEDxOhioStateUniversity

Translator: Theresa Ranft Reviewer: Leonardo Silva How many of you grew up with a pet, or have one now? Wow! That looks about right. Actually, over 70% of people in America have at least one pet or companion animal. In fact, kids are more likely to live with a pet than they are with their biological father or siblings. And […]

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