• death drive

What Is Freud’s Death Drive and How It Governs Your Life

By |2020-06-01T23:20:42+03:00February 29th, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Are you the sort of person that feels a little frisson or thrill whenever you hear about a major fatality? Don’t worry, you’re not a psychopath, but you might just be confirming Freud’s death drive. Sigmund Freud's Life Instinct and Death Drive Sigmund Freud theorised that we all have two major opposing forces working within [...]

  • difference between grief and depression

What’s the Difference Between Grief and Depression? 6 Things That Separate Them

By |2020-06-01T23:49:37+03:00January 19th, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

Did you know there’s a difference between grief and depression? Well, it can be complicated to explain. In simple terms, grief can eventually go away, while depression can last for a lifetime. But that’s not all you need to know. There are other facets of these conditions that separate one from the other. Learning the [...]

  • male suicide rates

Male Suicide Rates in Today’s Society and the Shocking Reality They Reveal

By |2020-06-09T19:50:54+03:00October 16th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

The shocking reality of male suicide rates reveals a growing silent epidemic on a global scale. According to the World Health Organization (WHO 2016), there were an estimated 793,000 suicide deaths worldwide. Over 60% of these were men. The Rise of Male Suicide Rates in Western Society In the UK, the male suicide rate is [...]

  • teen depression

Teen Depression: How to Recognize That Your Teenager Is Suffering and How to Help Them

By |2020-04-22T18:12:28+03:00January 17th, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Teen depression can affect any teenager from any background and should not be confused with normal stroppy teenager behaviour. It is far more serious and can sometimes have fatal consequences. Because of this, it is vital that the signs of teen depression are picked up quickly. But why are teenagers so vulnerable to depression? Why [...]

  • suicide rates professions

These Are the Professions with the Highest Suicide Rates: Are You at Risk?

By |2020-06-03T20:50:38+03:00October 20th, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

There are some job positions which have higher suicide rates than others, according to the estimates. Is your profession on the list? Many of us have thought our jobs have sucked at some point in our lives, but would we kill ourselves over our careers? Apparently, there are professions with high suicide rates where this [...]

  • suicidal thoughts

Suicidal Thoughts: What They Say about You and How to Deal with Them

By |2020-06-09T12:46:34+03:00August 15th, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Suicidal thoughts – what do they really mean? Are we only expressing hidden emotions? How do you see those who contemplate suicide? I will step lightly because to speak of suicide is to make a general assumption about all sorts of things. I have heard many statements and even entertained suicidal thoughts myself, and I [...]

  • suicidal tendencies

Signs That Someone Has Suicidal Tendencies (and How to Help Them)

By |2020-07-11T22:20:13+03:00May 7th, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Does someone you know have suicidal tendencies? If you think you know the signs, then think again. I’m here to uncover ALL the indicators and save lives. Most people hear the words suicidal tendencies and think of the thrash band with the same name. I know I did, and I feel a little guilty about [...]