Stoic Wisdom For Mental Toughness

Stoic Wisdom For Mental Toughness

The ancient Stoics aimed to be resilient towards the things beyond their control and were determined on their path of virtue. Mental toughness is necessary to be truly ‘good’ in the Stoic sense. We need to be strong enough to control destructive desires, to choose virtuous activities over vulgarity and to anchor ourselves in the …

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Mapping Depression by Andrew Solomon

Mapping Depression by Andrew Solomon

– I had grown up thinking of myself as reasonably tough and resilient. And then I went through a series of traumas. The relationship I was in came to a crashing end. I had been living here in the UK and decided I needed to move back to the US. I was grappling the loss …

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Mental Health [101] in Schools & A Personal Story of Addiction, Mental Illness, Recovery, Wellbeing

Mental Health [101] in Schools & A Personal Story of Addiction, Mental Illness, Recovery, Wellbeing

Jacob and Jesse these two dudes helped us set this up so let’s give them a quick round of applause! The amount of people it takes just to organize this it shows us that you need a community to do things. Anyhow, so how’s this sound yeah and you guys can hear me in the …

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Have Americans become too fragile for their own good? | Jonathan Haidt

Have Americans become too fragile for their own good? | Jonathan Haidt

JONATHAN HAIDT: So, the second great untruth is “always trust your feelings”; the wisdom traditions of the entire world say “don’t do that.” For example, of some of the quotes we have in the book from Shakespeare, “There’s nothing good or bad, but thinking makes it so,” from Marcus Aurelius, “The whole world is change, …

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National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day 2011 PSA

National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day 2011 PSA

Sometimes adult say “They’re too young to understand but young children ARE affected by traumatic events even if they may not understand what happened. The great thing is, with help, children can get through these difficult events. Children can develop resilience. Help a child you know today! Find out more about the signs of childhood …

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Innovations in Mental Health: Expanding Accessibility #SkollWF 2017

Innovations in Mental Health: Expanding Accessibility #SkollWF 2017

A very good morning everybody, and we’d love to get started if we may. Welcome to this session with Elaine Miller-Karas and myself. I’m going to be doing the first 15 minutes or so, and then Elaine will come on after me and do another 15 minutes. So we’re both be presenting our models, and …

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1326 Seafarers’ Mental Health and Wellbeing – Trailer

1326 Seafarers’ Mental Health and Wellbeing – Trailer

working on board ships you must really like that otherwise you will not fit in the environment and this could be a problem we are treating each other here as a family, forget what is your nationality either you are Swedish you are a Norwegian, you are Croatian, you are Filipino, we are a team …

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Growing up LGBT: School, Friends, and Mental Health

Growing up LGBT: School, Friends, and Mental Health

It’s a very, very, very common occurrence in my school to hear homophobic slurs. Personally I think that teachers should get trained because if someone says something racist our school is quite known for teaching about racism. In every single class you have to learn about racism and how it was and how it is …

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