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Understanding and relieving the pain

Why am i lonely

L.Oneness: that chronic throbbing pain that torments so many souls. Sure, there was a lot of talk about it during the pandemic, but loneliness was rife long before that. Let’s work together to understand and relieve the pain … The man stood lonelyBarren and cold Collar turned upHands in pocketsShoulders riseChin to chestDarkness defines Shuddering…

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Student Minds Blog : Understanding my mental health: Leaving university (part one)

An Open Letter to the Fresher

This is part of Natasha’s experience in dealing with mental health at the University. After a year, Natasha realized that she had to go University to understand how to live with her mental health problems. – Natasha In October 2019, I did something that I never thought I would – I dropped out of university….

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Understanding Sundowner’s Syndrome – Defying Mental Illness

Understanding Sundowner’s Syndrome - Defying Mental Illness

By Melissa Andrews You may never have heard of sundowner syndrome. If you’re caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or other dementia, you will likely notice a change in behavior by sunset. People with dementia are likely to experience episodes of confusion, memory loss, arousal, restlessness, and even aggression at any time of the…

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Motivational Stories

Aldous Huxley on Knowledge vs. Understanding and the Antidote to Our Existential Helplessness – Brain Pickings

Aldous Huxley on Knowledge vs. Understanding and the Antidote to Our Existential Helplessness – Brain Pickings

To understand anything — another person’s experience of reality, another fundamental law of physics — is to restructure our existing knowledge, shifting and broadening our prior frames of reference to accommodate a new awareness. And yet we have a habit of confusing our knowledge — which is always limited and incomplete: a model of the…

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The Inspiring Illustrated Story of How Edwin Hubble Revolutionized Our Understanding of the Universe – Brain Pickings

The Boy Whose Head Was Filled with Stars: The Inspiring Illustrated Story of How Edwin Hubble Revolutionized Our Understanding of the Universe

In 1908, Henrietta Swan Leavitt — one of the women known as the Harvard Computers, who revolutionized astronomy long before they could vote — was analyzing photographic plates at the Harvard College Observatory to measure and catalogue the brightness of stars when she began noticing a consistent correlation between the luminosity of a class of…

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What is the right mental health training course for me: Understanding the differences across mental health training courses, by Jane McNeice

What is the right mental health training course for me? Understanding the Differences Between Mental Health Training Courses, by Jane McNeice

Mind Matters has been approached on many occasions by clients wishing to train mental health managers with a specific request for mental health first aid training. This in and of itself is not a problem unless you are looking for a result that MHFA was not specifically designed for. Because of this, it is important…

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