Tag: society

The Desire for Fame and Mental Illness

One of the most intriguing aspects of our lives is discovering our purpose. Varying from culture to culture, our life’s purpose is ultimately the decider of everything placed before us. From the decisions we make, to the emotions we feel, to our concept of what a successful life is. Though not all will come out

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How to Recognize and Reduce Anxiety

Everyone can expect to feel anxiety from time to time. Some people feel it under certain circumstances, such as in front of a group of people or when interviewing for a job. But others feel it on a consistent basis. Anxiety is a complicated disease which affects 40 million adults in America. It’s defined as

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Changing Your Habits

An understanding of how the brain develops habits and what needs to be done in order to make a change.

An Analysis of the School Shooting Phenomenon

A deeper look into what makes individuals want to commit mass murder.

The Profusion of Fear

Introduction I think it’s obvious to say that the news only conceives of the worst possible scenarios as a way to fuel our society’s ever-growing paranoia. But without our consent, news networks would cease to find the feedback they wholesomely desire. Therefore, I question why we perpetuate ourselves into the darkest of places within our

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How Literature is Changing in the 21st Century

Introduction Within our age of the Internet, literature necessarily isn’t dying as some people insist. Instead, it’s shaping itself in ways to appropriately accommodate modern technology. Blogs have given independent writers and corporations the opportunity to publish whenever they desire. Newspapers and magazines now hold completely digital subscription services. Likewise, novels are finding their way

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Labeling People with Mental Disorders

Introduction The term “mental disorder” is a riveting assertion in and of itself. According to News Week, about 42.5 million American adults are labeled with a “mental illness”. This would mean that one in every five people have some sort of irregularity with their thought process. I often find that “mental disorders” are simply exaggerated

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