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Inspirational and informational TED Talks related to mental health

Rana el Kaliouby: This app knows how you feel — from the look on your face Martin Seligman: The new era of positive psychology Gratitude | Louie Schwartzberg | TEDxSF Ben Ambridge: 10 myths about psychology, debunked Dan Gilbert: The surprising science of happiness Jill Bolte Taylor: My stroke of insight VS Ramachandran: 3 clues […]

Germanwings Crash and Mental Illness

How many times over the past few years have we heard about a mass shooting?What follows is a media frenzy over identifying the culprit: an isolated, delusional young man with mental illness. This time around it’s Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, who prosecutors believe deliberately slammed the Airbus A320 he was flying from Barcelona to Duesseldorf […]

Robin Williams Suicide highlights importance of treatment

Just yesterday the news of of the tragic loss of a treasured Hollywood star, Robin Williams, hit the headlines. Sadly, it appears that the 63 year old comedian and actor took his own life. Robin Williams has been open about his diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder, not only as a source of pain, but also as […]

Mental Health is Mental Wealth

Too much attention is focused on mental illness and not enough focused on our mental health. Despite evidence that indicates that good mental health supports good physical health, better immune function, healthier relationships, and overall life satisfaction too few of us dedicate enough time each day to self care. Self-care includes proper nutrition, exercise and […]