Superman is Supervulnerable “Are you tired of trying to be like Superman?” When people go to see a therapist, often they have spent a good deal of their lives attempting to be like Superman. Trying to appear invulnerable, having no weaknesses will make us weak. Neuroscience has taught us that our emotions are a type of … More Superheroes and Using Your Imagination in Recovery
Reblogged from Wynne Parry, LiveScience He wears a caped bat costume in public and funds an alter ego out of his personal fortune. As a child he witnessed his parents’ murders; as an adult, he puts his own life on the line, practicing a personal brand of vigilante justice. He may be a comic book character, … More ‘What’s the Matter with Batman?’ Psychologist analyzes the Dark Knight
Reblogged from thecomicvault When people read comics, they look to superheroes as role models, as representations of strength. I’ve lost count of the amount of times I’ve thought about how awesome having superpowers could be. It’s easy to forget that superheroes struggle with their mental health like anyone else. Even a hero as powerful as Superman … More 6 Mental Health Disorders That Superheroes Struggle With
Getting tattooed wakes you up. (So does going to the dentist). Pain does that. ___ As I was laying on the table, having my second tattoo etched onto my forearm, I had an insight: Having a tattoo gun scrape the surface of my skin for an hour is painful. I tried using mindful breathing, … More Tattoos Hurt, We Avoid Pain (at Least I do), but it can Make Us Feel More Alive
We all engage in a form of theater. Therapy will help you to lift the mask and see who you truly are. ___ I love going to a good movie. These days, we watch most of our movies at home, but I still love seeing big blockbusters in the theater. It can be expensive, but … More 7 Ways that Therapy is Like Going to a Movie
An interesting shadow? The shadow makes me curious… Who is the shadow giver? What mark is he leaving? Is he more than his shadows? We don’t need a floodlight to learn more about ourselves. When we explore our shadows, all we have to do is just bring a little light. Some days all that we … More An Interesting Shadow. An Interesting Life?
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