Stoic Week is Coming.

Stoic week starts October 1st and to celebrate, Modern Stoicism is hosting a week of stoic learning completely free of charge and open to everyone!You can enroll here.Stoicism is my favorite school of Philosophy to help combat the basic stress of life, and also the negative thought patterns that come with depression and anxiety.For a... Continue Reading →

Article Roundup IV

Back again with the Article Roundup! I've been slacking the past two weeks (for semi-valid reasons) so this one comes to you on a Monday instead of Saturday. Medical News Today brings us Seven ways to do intermittent fasting. There is growing evidence that moderating your eating times can be beneficial for fat loss, hormone... Continue Reading →

Weekend Article Roundup II

Saturday is back and so is the Article Roundup! (Anybody have a more fun and witty name?) There are quite a few this time around. Apparently, I have this problem of stashing articles on my "read later" list by just opening them in the browser on my phone and then... Ignoring them for months. So... Continue Reading →

How to Argue With Yourself

Welcome back to Philosophy week! As I said before, here we'll be learning new ideas and thought patterns to help with the pervasive negative thoughts in our minds. But before we dive into esoteric and mundane thought, there's an important tool you need to incorporate into your life: Logic. Logic is understood as the system... Continue Reading →

The Hero’s Journey in Your Life

A few weeks ago I wrote about Joseph Campbell's Monomyth. Now myth falls under the category of allegory. Allegorical stories are more than just their face value. They usually have a greater point that they are trying to drive home. Fables, parables, and sometimes fairytales also do this. In the case of the Hero's Journey,... Continue Reading →

The Importance and Effects of Opposite Action

In therapy circles, there is a mode called Dialectical Behavioral Therapy [2]. As a type of behavior therapy, it aims to give the person seeking therapy skills to navigate through everyday life and relationships by modifying their behavior. DBT is often called in for those who suffer from intense, negative emotions and react quite badly... Continue Reading →

It's well after sunset where I am, and a number of things have been on my mind lately. Namely, the ethics of being a mentally ill person. How should one define one's behavior when in the grips of a depressive episode, or during a panic attack, or even when we simply feel more anxious than... Continue Reading →

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