Creativity and Depression: What Causes the Link?

Creativity and Depression: What Causes the Link?

The World Health Organization estimates that over 121 million people worldwide suffer from some form of depression. It is one of the world’s most common mental disorders and with 30 percent of sufferers attempting suicide. I’m not lying when I say the depression kills. Creative types have been proven to be the group most affected …

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2015 Personality Lecture 06: Depth Psychology: Carl Jung (Part 01)

So, today we’re gonna talk about Jung, and I find that tremendously entertaining I am not sure I’ve ever read anyone as intelligent as Jung Except, maybe Nietzsche. It’s funny, he is accused of many things, such as starting a new religion by some rather unscrupulous biographers But what he did was actually far more …

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Psychology for a Better World

Psychology for a Better World

This talk is for people who want to make a difference It’s an invitation to imagine a future in which people and the ecological systems we are part of can flourish I hope to convince you if you don’t know it already that working towards a positive future like this can be personally fulfilling good …

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What is Positive Psychology?

What is Positive Psychology?

positive psychology is the scientific study what makes like most worth living beauty is a science and science requires testing theories against evidence it is not a sequel to the secret and should not be confused with untested self-help, fly by night motivational speakers, or New Age philosophy much of psychology has been concerned with …

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MENTAL FITNESS |  GROW UP & ACT LIKE AN ADULT

MENTAL FITNESS | GROW UP & ACT LIKE AN ADULT

We lose the essence of having fun. We lose the essence of being creative, that’s where we go wrong, lose touch with those things that we should hold on to. A lot of people age because they start thinking old. You start thinking, oh, I’m getting old. I’m not supposed to do this. I’m not …

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How to Escape Mental Enslavement

How to Escape Mental Enslavement

The infamous Stoic philosopher Seneca once wrote: “Show me a man who is not a slave… one is a slave to lust, another to greed, another to ambition, and all men are slaves to fear.” All humans subject themselves to mental enslavement. Historical conquerors, politicians, the CEOs of today, your bosses – all of them …

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The Psychology of Color | Riley Johnson | TEDxLosOsosHighSchool

The Psychology of Color | Riley Johnson | TEDxLosOsosHighSchool

Translator: Nada Qanbar Reviewer: Cristina Bufi-Pöcksteiner It took me a long time to figure out a funny, creative way to start my talk – months, as a matter of fact. And I’ve come up with nothing, so let’s just start. Colors! Probably not a very exciting topic to most of you, if any of you …

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What Is Mental Toughness, and Where Can I Get Some?

What Is Mental Toughness, and Where Can I Get Some?

When someone is described as being “mentally tough,” it typically signals that they’re resilient, self-assured, and bold. Ask any athlete what the concept means in sports, and they will answer, “you thrive in competition,” “you’re self-confident,” and “you can handle the pressure.” But all these statements describe behavior, rather than what’s going on inside one’s …

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