Mental Wellness

5 Strategies From Ancient Philosophy That Will Improve Your Mental Health Today

Fun Fact: The field of psychology traces its roots to ancient philosophy, and the majority of advancements in psychology are just repackaged concepts discovered thousands of years ago from disciplines like Stoicism and Buddhism. Here’s a quick breakdown of the”gold standard” forms of clinical psychology: CBT focuses on identifying maladaptive (aka, unhealthy) thoughts, feelings, and behaviors …

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Understanding the Psychology of Suicide: Why It Isn’t Always Selfish

It’s difficult to make it to adulthood without knowing someone who has died by suicide. The language we use to describe it is often blaming. “He committed suicide,” as if he perpetrated a crime that victimized people. Suicide hurts — it hurts everyone around us. I’ve been a therapist since 2014 and formally studying psychology since 2009. …

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