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Shackles and flow

Have you ever been so engrossed in something that you completely lost track of time?

In psychological  terms, this is known as a flow state. When you are in flow, or “in the zone”, the only thing in your mind is what you are doing in that moment. 369 more words

Mental Happiness

Now Get to Work!

As a young intern, the hospital’s youngest, in fact, I was not expecting to be put to work so quickly and with so few instructions. 236 more words

Psychology And Psychiatry

It's not happening now

In honour of Mental Health Awareness Month, which started in America as long ago as 1949, I wanted to write something pertinent to this year’s theme: “Life with a mental illness”. 570 more words

Mental Happiness

Impermanence and the illusion of 'finding yourself'

Am I the only person who inwardly, and sometimes outwardly, groans whenever someone says “you can’t love someone else until you love yourself” or “be true to yourself?” 475 more words

Mental Happiness