Category: personal growth

Science Fiction & Science Fact: What They Tell Us About Our Emotions

Science fiction (Sci-Fi) is a genre of speculative fiction dealing with imaginative concepts such as futuristic settings, futuristic science and technology, space travel, time travel, faster than light travel, parallel universes and extraterrestrial life. – Wikipedia I’ve shared this idea with people that one of the ways that you can get the sense of modern…

Mental Health Month: Addiction (Part 2) – Why Do We Stay Addicted?

In Part 1 we learned how we are all vulnerable to addiction when we choose unhealthy strategies to meet valid needs, and how habituation, tolerance, and withdrawal reinforce behaviors that we otherwise should know to avoid. But why don’t we know better? It’s because many addictions actually do help us meet our needs in the short term and…