How climate change affects your mental health | Britt Wray

For all that’s ever been said about climate change, we haven’t heard nearly enough about the psychological impacts of living in a warming world. If you’ve heard the grim climate research that science communicators like me weave into our books and documentaries, you’ve probably felt bouts of fear, fatalism or hopelessness. If you’ve been impacted …

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We need to talk about male suicide | Steph Slack | TEDxFolkestone

We need to talk about male suicide | Steph Slack | TEDxFolkestone

Translator: Leonardo Silva Reviewer: David DeRuwe Did you know that by the end of this event, three men in the UK will have died by suicide? I can still remember exactly where I was when my dad called me to tell me that they’d found my uncle. He had taken his life, and it had …

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Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong | Johann Hari

Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong | Johann Hari

One of my earliest memories is of trying to wake up one of my relatives and not being able to. And I was just a little kid, so I didn’t really understand why, but as I got older, I realized we had drug addiction in my family, including later cocaine addiction. I’d been thinking about …

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How we can bring mental health support to refugees | Essam Daod

How we can bring mental health support to refugees | Essam Daod

For the last two and a half years, I’m one of the few, if not the only, child psychiatrist operating in refugee camps, shorelines and rescue boats in Greece and the Mediterranean Sea. And I can say, with great confidence, that we are witnessing a mental-health catastrophe that will affect most of us, and it …

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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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My son was a Columbine shooter. This is my story | Sue Klebold

My son was a Columbine shooter. This is my story | Sue Klebold

The last time I heard my son’s voice was when he walked out the front door on his way to school. He called out one word in the darkness: “Bye.” It was April 20, 1999. Later that morning, at Columbine High School, my son Dylan and his friend Eric killed 12 students and a teacher …

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What’s so funny about mental illness? | Ruby Wax

What’s so funny about mental illness? | Ruby Wax

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast One in four people suffer from some sort of mental illness, so if it was one, two, three, four, it’s you, sir. You. Yeah. (Laughter) With the weird teeth. And you next to him. (Laughter) You know who you are. Actually, that whole row isn’t right. (Laughter) That’s not …

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There’s no shame in taking care of your mental health | Sangu Delle

There’s no shame in taking care of your mental health | Sangu Delle

Last year … was hell. (Laughter) It was my first time eating Nigerian “jollof.” (Laughter) Actually, in all seriousness, I was going through a lot of personal turmoil. Faced with enormous stress, I suffered an anxiety attack. On some days, I could do no work. On other days, I just wanted to lay in my …

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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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Is Social Media Hurting Your Mental Health? | Bailey Parnell | TEDxRyersonU

Is Social Media Hurting Your Mental Health? | Bailey Parnell | TEDxRyersonU

Translator: MARIA TIAKA Reviewer: Peter van de Ven I’m fat. Wow, I’m fat. She’s only nineteen years old, what am I doing with my life? Hey! Two likes! Nice. Do I like this photo? Does she really need more likes? I hope I’m going to be invited to the wedding. One more like, nice! Welcome …

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