Aparna Nancherla: How depression led to stand-up comedy

Aparna Nancherla: How depression led to stand-up comedy

I definitely kind of stumbled into comedy. I am a comedian, writer, have a website. Those all hold up in court. I am a daughter, sister, friend, frenemy, enemy, Emmy, Oscar. Kind of lost my train of thought at the end of that one. Turned into more of a word association. I am an anxious …

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The Biggest Psychology News Stories of 2016

The Biggest Psychology News Stories of 2016

Every day, scientists are working toward a better understanding of the human mind. And during 2016, there were some huge news stories involving psychology. In July, for example, Pokemon GO took the world by storm. Now you’ve probably heard way too much about it by now, you’ve probably installed and uninstalled Pokemon GO on your …

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Feminist Psychologists Talk About…Intersectionality

Feminist Psychologists Talk About…Intersectionality

(piano music…) (music fades out…) I’m a feminist, but I don’t walk around thinking of myself as having this feminist identity because I’m not quite sure what that means. I think it may mean different things to different people. Most of the people I knew had intersecting identities, I think everybody does. People see me …

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High Blood Pressure Risk Factors

High Blood Pressure Risk Factors

>There are some risk factors of high blood pressure, let’s show that to our viewers and take them one by one dr. Go.>Again We talked about family history, in my case. My mom and dad had odd blood pressure, I’m one of four boys and what a surprise all four of us have high blood …

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50 Things Not to Say to People with Mental Illness

I Think no one makes me laugh more than I do At least I laugh at my jokes. That wasn’t even a joke. That was just my hair being extra emo Hello, hold up. I’m scattering Okay, listen So recently I’ve been doing two new things to protect all my people number one is making …

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Mental Health & Gender (feat. Hannah Hart) | Kati Morton

Mental Health & Gender (feat. Hannah Hart) | Kati Morton

Kati: Hey Everybody! Today I’m sitting down with Hannah Hart Hannah: Hello! Kati: to talk about mental health and gender Oooh Hannah: ahhh! Hannah: I think it’s a valid point to enter a discussion about mental health but also discuss gender because I feel there’s kinda a lot of barriers between men, and taking care …

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What Is My Sexual Orientation?

What Is My Sexual Orientation?

I have a new, very popular question that I get on Tumblr now. And that question is “Rikki! What is your sexual orientation?” I get this question on Tumblr at least 5 times a week, so I figure it’s time to make a video about it. You get your answer! I get a view! And …

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Being transgender is not a mental illness | Riley J. Dennis

Lots of people like to make the claim that being transgender is a mental illness. Some of these people just straight up hate trans people and use “mentally ill” as a derogatory meant to insult us. But some of these people have good intentions and say that being trans is a mental illness because they …

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If I Could Speak To My Mental Disorder

– If I could speak to my mental disorder, I would say, “I finally like what my body looks like.” – I would ask it to get off my back. – If I could talk to my anxiety, I would say, “Chill out, calm the fuck down.” – I’d say, “I finally feel beautiful today.” …

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Issues in women’s health

Issues in women’s health

Women’s bodies are always controlled, and they’re the ones that are controlled with reproduction. So the pill is the female pill. We still don’t have a male pill. We still don’t have a male pill. And if we did, would we trust them to take it? That’s the kind of argument. So let’s trust the …

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