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Isn't Mental Health Sexy Enough For Your Attention?

IT IS perplexing what we focus our attention on, yet understandable at the same time. We all need to ‘escape’ after a hard day’s work. We like to be aesthetically pleased. We like sexy. Sexy bodies, perfect food, perfect houses renovated by sexy people. In a modern world where people won’t stop talking about themselves, there is another more ‘realistic’ world of topics out there which people are not talking about. Like what is actually happening in their real life. Case in point: mental health. No one is taking selfies of themselves getting through the shittiest day of their life and being proud of it. I have never encountered any posts where people are smiling because today they stopped the

Do Something About Your Anger

THERE are a lot of angry people out there. We have the run of the mill anger that we all feel at some point. You know, the anger that arises in our chests when something is annoying, threatening, frustrating or trying to fight us. We grit our teeth at our managers, slam doors at home, yell out expletives to stupid drivers and mutter words under our breath. We tell our kids off for losing their shoes, yet again. Anger is a completely normal human emotion. It is normal to feel a reasonable amount of anger in response to annoyances. In most cases, it is not a problem. In fact, we wouldn’t be here today if not for feeling it. What other emotion would have helped us fight predators in the past, i

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