Self-harm: an Overview and Alternatives

Introduction Self-harm, or self-injury, is the intentional, direct injuring of your body. It is also sometimes calling self-mutilation or cutting. It is usually done as a way of dealing with painful feelings and memories, or difficult and overwhelming situations. People harm themselves in various ways, including cutting with a blade, burning, scratching, or striking body […]

How to Resolve Self Hate

Introduction Self-hate is the extreme disliking or hating of oneself. It is generally thought of as a more extreme version of guilt and shame. In milder amounts it manifests as persistent negative feelings about oneself and a general life dissatisfaction with life, but in more serious cases it can lead to self-harm, suicide, or potentially […]

Jordan Peterson

For those who don’t know, Jordan Peterson is a clinical psychologist, professor of psychology, a writer, and a public speaker. I discovered him around 2 years ago, and I have watched many of his videos and interviews. I have found his videos and talks to be really inspirational, motivating, and educational. He is one of […]

How to Build Motivation

Introduction Trying to reach your goals, attain success, and having a worthwhile and meaningful life with a lack of motivation will be an extremely challenging task, if not impossible. Motivation comes from the word motive, which is a need that needs satisfying, or the reason for doing something. If you are able to develop and […]

The Similarities Between Dogs and Pigs

Introduction Unfortunately, due to speciesism (the discrimination of species) and carnism (the ideology that supports the use and consumption of animal products), many people around the world have been raised to believe that certain animals deserve moral consideration, whereas others do not. In addition to this, there is a general lack of understanding of the […]

The Spark of Life

Our problems are never the problem; it is what we do that counts! Our problems are really meta-problems. Whenever we feel annoyed, anxious, depressed, or we are generally in a negative mood, it is because we are not using our time, skills and attributes to the best of our abilities! At least, this is my […]

The Importance of Vegan Activism

What is activism Activism is the efforts to change society in some way, usually because of injustice, inequality, or oppression. Forms of activism include: writing letters, signing petitions, making art, running or contributing to a political campaign, rallies, marches, protests, strikes, sit-ins, boycotting, and civil disobedience. When collective action is purposeful, organized, and sustained over […]

Climate Change and Veganism

Introduction Climate change, despite still being denied by many, is a well established theory with overwhelming evidence to support it. Climate scientists have been warning governments around the world for decades to take necessary steps to reduce global carbon emissions to avoid climate catastrophe, but so far not enough has been done to combat this […]

How to Deal with Loneliness

Introduction Loneliness is the reaction to physical isolation, or perceived isolation and alienation in the presence of other people. It can cause a variety of unpleasant emotional responses, and can increase the risk of a number of health problems. Research has shown that loneliness is prevalent throughout society, including people in marriages, relationships, families, veterans, […]