Therapy In a Nutshell- My Mission-Mental Health Resources

Hi my name is Emma McAdam and I’m a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. As a therapist I’ve increasingly seen how many people out there either experience mental illness on their own or they love and care about someone who does experience mental illness and I’ve also come to see how difficult it is for…

Are You a Psychopath? Take the Test! | Kevin Dutton | Big Think

We all know about the psychopath’s enhanced killer instinct, their finely tuned vulnerability antennae. But it may surprise you to know that there are some situations in which psychopaths are actually more adept at saving lives than they are at taking them. So let me give you an example of what I mean by that, okay?  Imagine you’ve got…

Executive Function: The Brain’s Control Center

Executive functions are the mental processes that enable us to plan, focus attention, remember instructions, and juggle multiple tasks successfully. We can distinguish between three components: 1. Working memory, 2. Inhibitory control and 3.Cognitive flexibility. All 3 are interlinked and influence each other. Psychologist Deborah Phillips from Georgetown University, calls it the “air traffic control…

What is Functional Depression

Hey everybody, happy thursday. Today’s question comes from Youtube. You know YouTube, you’re watching it right now. But for those of you who are old viewers, you already know this information. But for those of you who are new: Welcome to the Community and I want to let all of you know that below Monday…

OSHO: The Best Time to Celebrate

presents OSHO: The Best Time to Celebrate knowing life, slowly your awareness grows. And with awareness growing, you start feeling that you are not the body. You are in the body, but you are not the body. With awareness growing still more, you start feeling that you are not the mind either; you are in…

Executive Function Differences and Difficulties in Autistic Individuals

Hey everybody, Ultimate Oddball here. Today I’m going to talk about executive function difficulties among autistic people. Many autistic people experience differences from non-autistic people in this area. Executive function consists of the mental skills and abilities that allow people to begin, work on, and finish activities. It affects planning and organization, memory, thinking and…