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About a boy (who “hates” his mother)

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On Mother's Day, we talked about a reason not to celebrate: broken relationships. http://leipglo.com

Often we don’t realize that the people we are closest to are the ones we tend to hurt the most.

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4 simple tips to conquer (winter) mood dips

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Some quick fixes for mild cases of the winter blues.

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Poem: The tale of Rosie and Sally

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Magnetic, she knew how to make one feel special.

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Interview: who’s to say you’re not normal?

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Normal or not? An instrument of pharma? Public domain photo.

“A psychiatric diagnosis often lasts a lifetime and should be done with the same care as choosing a spouse or a house.” Commemorating World Mental Health Day 2016, and calling for more care for the sick, but also less over-diagnosing.

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Estrangement – Grieving For Those Still ‘There’

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“I rest on the pillow in the grey morning light with the bitter knowledge I have come back to myself but my brother never will.”

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A chat with social psychologist Jonathan Haidt

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Brazilian writer Felipe Cherubin, who has worked as a journalist for Estado de S. Paulo and studied (and extensively read and dissected even on his free time) philosophy and psychology, managed to land this fascinating interview in English with Jonathan Haidt. A social psychologist, Haidt, in his own words, studies “morality and emotion, and how they vary across cultures.” The interview featured here – a sort of philosophy of psychology and psychology of philosophy – touches on a range of issues including nature vs. nurture, the marginalization of Darwin, the moral cult of religious leaders and philosophers, and eating one’s own pet dog.

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