The sound of the storm

31 01 2014

There`s times when I don`t understand life at all.

Then there`s times when I see everything perfectly clear.

Often, moments of clarity manifest themselves after doubt, sorrow and uncertainty. When I`ve searched for an answer, not finding it. When I have crept through mudand thought I`d never see again. I wanted to leave my footprints, I wanted to have someone walking beside me. When torn away from me, I feel like there`s no meaning. When bridges collapse, and fires burn what`s left, I can barely stand at all. That`s when the storm ends. That`s when I discover someone`s been carrying me all along. That`s when I see I needed to feel like that, I needed the world to drown me, so I could appreciate air. That`s when I realize it`s fine that it didn`t work the first time, because it makes everything more meaningful when it does. That`s when I don`t need to grasp for anything, because everything has grasped me.

That`s when I`m alive.mirrorgirl

The sound of the storm





Brains grow

26 01 2014

I have always been fascinated by brain research, and when I watch videos like these, I am even more eager to learn more. Neurocells are the building blocks to everything we experience, and to watch them “live” is fascinating and mind boggling.

http://mit.tv/vZbO6Z





Social psychology basics: Categorization

19 01 2014
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Lifting old thoughts from dusty ruts. Polishing them carefully before putting them on a display. It will be a proper display with matching, beautiful colors that shine along with their value. 
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Most of the time, we use only one end or the other of a contrast at a time.  These ends are called characteristics or, especially in reference to the characteristics of people,  traits.   But at the other end there will always be a contrast.

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Things float without a systemlways there, lurking in the background.  You can’t have one without the other — good without bad, up without down. Please note that these contrast need not be verbal:  My cat knows the difference between the expensive cat food and the cheap stuff, yet can’t tell you about it;  an infant contrasts between mommy and non-mommy; wild animals contrast safe areas and dangerous ones, etc.  Even adult humans sometimes “just know” without being about to say — unconscious contrasts, if you like:  what is it about that person that you like or dislike?

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Pieces coming together

Contrasts don’t just float around independently, either.  We interrelate and organize them.  For example, we can  define  a category:  “Women are adult female human beings.”  Or we can go a step further and organize things into  taxonomies,  those tree-like structures we come across in biology:  A Siamese is a kind of cat, which is a kind of carnivore, which is a kind of mammal, which is a kind of vertebrate..
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Or we can put contrasts into more temporal structures, like  rules.   These are often called schemas or scripts.  You can find explicit examples in books about card games, etiquette, or grammar; but you know quite a few rule systems yourself, even if they have become so automatic as to be unconscious!
Not all organization of contrasts are so tightly structured.  We can  describe  something:  “Women are delicate.”  As the example is intended to suggest, descriptions, as opposed to definitions, need not be true!   Beliefs  are similar to, but looser than, taxonomies.  Whereas birds definitely (i.e. by definition) are vertebrates and have feathers, it is only my belief that they all fly — I could be wrong!  Stereotypes are examples of beliefs; so are opinions.  But some beliefs are so strongly held that we see them as definite.
There are also  narratives — the stories we have in our minds.  These are temporal, like rules, but are amazingly flexible.  They can be a matter of remembered personal experiences, or memorized history lessons, or pure fiction.  I have a suspicion that these contribute greatly to our sense of identity, and that animals don’t have them to the degree we do.

          Good evening dear followers. Cheers from mirrorgirl

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My life as a psychologist

18 01 2014

 I work as a psychologist and really want to do something for people out there. That is the reason that I started a blog with the purpose of spreading important information about psychology to others. You`ll find it by following this link

behind the mirror

Mirrorgirl

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I like meeting new people. Feel free to contact me with feedback or with your story. The meaning of life is being with people, listening to their stories and learning something new from it. Always appreciate your own story; There`ll never be a story completely the same as yours!You`ll find me at these social networks:

 And now: I want to know more about YOU:

What I write about:

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Blogs for mental health

18 01 2014

We have at a new year, and it`s time to remember what was. For people interested in psychology, you can find every topic on this site:

 

Blog For Mental Health 2013 Official Blogroll

I pledge my commitment to the Blog For Mental Health 2013 Project.  I will blog about mental health topics not only for myself, but for others.  By displaying this badge, I show my pride, dedication, and acceptance for mental health.  I use this to promote mental health education in the struggle to erase stigma.

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I want to thank everyone who participated in the Blog For Mental Health 2013 project so much.  Reading each of your posts was incredibly inspiring, and seeing how many people participated, even late in to the year, was very gratifying.  The numbers were fantastic, and it honestly thrills me to see more and more individuals speaking up and sharing their experiences with mental illness.  There was not only strength on display, but grace and a quiet dignity woven throughout the threads of all of the pieces.  It makes me quite proud, and strengthens the hope I have that one day soon, anyone with a mental illness will be able to speak about it openly — free from the fear of being stigmatized and misunderstood.

Keep on fighting the good fight.

Ruby

[Always Falling Slowly] ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
2bbritt ~ Blog For Mental Health 2013
Alexis Stone: Seeing in the dark ~ Blog for Mental Health – 2013
aliceatwonderland ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
All that I am, all that I ever was… ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
Angst ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
anxiety adventures ~ Blog For Mental Health 2013
Anxiety and the Girl ~ Blog For Mental Health 2013
Anxiety In General ~ My Story
The Anxiety Trip ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013: a pledge
AnxiousElephant ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
As we seek, so shall we find ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
batpoopcrazy ~ Blogging for Mental Health 2013
Because today could be better ~ Blogging for mental health
Being Positive with a Depressive Soul ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
bipolarbeach ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
Bipolar 2 Dad ~ Blog For Mental Health 2013
Bipolar For Life ~ Blog For Mental Health 2013!
The Bipolar Place ~ Blog For Mental Health 2013 Pledge
Blossoming Later ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
A Canvas Of The Minds ~ Blog For Mental Health 2013 (original post)
Christian Concern For Mental Health ~ Blog For Mental Health 2013 – An Invitation!
CombatBabe ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
crazyaboutbipolar ~ The Crossword
Crazy In The Coconut ~ Blog for mental health 2013
Cupcakes and Whimsy: The Journey to Mindfulness ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013: I Finally Did It!
Dad Knows ~ Blog for mental health 2013
A Day In My Brain ~ Blog For Mental Health 2013
a day with depression ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
Diagnosably Delicious ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
Disorderly Chickadee ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
Eat Something Else! Encouraging the Resistant Eater ~ Blog for Mental Health Challenge 2013
Finding My Way Back ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
Follow Me Films ~ You Have to be Brave with your Story, so Others can be Brave with theirs….
Full of life ~ Blog for mental health – no more stigma
Girl in a Basement ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
The Good Mood Foodie ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013: And I’m bringin’ SNACKS!
The Great Thirty-Eight ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
Growing Up Chaotic ~ Blog For Mental Health 2013 Pledge
Having hope for life ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
Healing Horse ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
Hello Sailor ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
Help To Hope ~ Blog For Mental Health 2013
High Heels and Hot Flashes ~ Blog For Mental Health 2013
HOPE FOR LIFE ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
How Is Bradley? ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
Human In Recovery ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
I am Neurotic and I need Help ~ Blog For Mental Health 2013
I may be bi-polar, but I’m medicated ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
I Was Just Thinking. . . ~ Blog For Mental Health 2013 Is Here!
I Root For You ~ Blog For Mental Health Project 2013
In My Mother’s Mind ~ Blog For Mental Health 2013
In My Sister’s Mind ~ Blog For Mental Health 2013
Infinite Sadness… or hope? ~ Blog For Mental Health 2013
It’s not me, its my OCD. ~ Blog For Mental Health 2013
itsjustpeanutbutter ~ blog for mental health.
Jane Doh! ~ Blog For Mental Health 2013
katerpiller ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
knocked over by a feather ~ Blog for mental health 2013
Lady Lazarus blogs ~ Blog for mental health 2013.
lightsallaround ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
Little Blog of Letting Go ~ Blog For Mental Health 2013
livesimplykmm ~ Taking the Pledge- Mental Health 2013
Looking for Lucy ~ Blog For Mental Health 2013
the madwoman has left the attic ~ Blog for mental health 2013
mammamia2012 ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
Manic Muses ~ Blog for Mental Health
Me, Myself and Christine ~ Honestly Speaking
mealtime hostage ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
Melancholically Manic Mouse ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
Mental Health Writers Guild ~ Blog For Mental Health 2013 – An Invitation!
Mental Illness Insights Mii™ ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
A Mid-Life Adventure ~ Blog For Mental Health 2013
Mirrorgirl: My life as a psychologist ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
The Mirth of Despair ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
Mm172001s Blog ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
Mrs Bipolarity ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
My Bipolar Bubble ~ Blog For Mental Health 2013
My Life, My Wall, My Depression ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
My Mind Matters ~ Blog For Mental Health 2013
Never cry over spilled milk ~ My Pledge for Mental Health!!!
Notes From The Devil Dollhaus ~ Blog For Mental Health 2013
On the Homefront ~ Bliss Comes From Acceptance
Peer Into Wellness ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013 Project
Phoenix ~ Blog For Mental Health 2013
Pride in Madness ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
Reality Hide and Seek ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
recoveringfromthestorm ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
Reson8 Freedom ~ Blog For Mental Health 2013 – An Invitation!
The roller coaster life ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
RosieSmrtiePants ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
The Scarlet B ~ I’m Blogging for Mental Health in 2013
scienerf ~ Blog for mental health 2013 has begun!
Secret Schizoid speaks ~ Blog for mental health 2013
The Serenity Space ~ Mental Health … More Common Than We Think
She Must Be Mental ~ Blog For Mental Health 2013
Siege of the Spirit ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
Silver Linings ~ She’s Back!
Someday I’ll Be Saturday Night ~ Blog For My Mental Health
Stephs Soapbox ~ My ride on the bipolar train with multiple diagnosis stops along the way
Summer Solstice Musings ~ I Pledge My Commitment To Be Mental In 2013
Susie inspired and rewired ~ Mental health ….
Swimming Upstream ~ blog for mental health 2013
Tattoos and Teacups ~ Blog For Mental Health 2013
Teens for Global Mental Health Awareness ~ Blog For Mental Health 2013 – An Invitation!
Threshold to Madness ~ Blog for Mental Health
Tracey Pallett ~ Blog For Mental Health 2013
Under the Tree ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
Unexpected Midlife Freedom! ~ Surfacing~Healing After a Major Depressive Episode
Voices of Glass ~ Blog For Mental Health 2013
A Way With Words ~ Blog for Mental Health – 2013
We all are birds. ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013
WELL CALL ME CRAZY ~ Blog For Mental Health 2013
What Feelings? ~ Blog For Mental Health
Winning with Bipolar ~ Blog for Mental Health 2013

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The sound of happy beginnings

1 01 2014

Walking the streets of Copenhagen

 

Right now I am in the capital of Denmark. I am sitting in the fancy “Bella sky”, a creative masterpiece. It`s new years eve, and I`m in a reflective moof. People have all kinds of memories, expriences and dreams for the future. I hope that everyone will follow the dreams they have, while also letting get of the past we don`t need anymore.

A fresh start is always good, and I believe strongly in it. Every one of us have the ability to change so much, both in ourselves and in other´s lives. Let us focus on the power within each and every one of us, and let us become strong enough to help those less fortunate then us. With wars, hunger and conflicts all around us, we need every helping hand there is. Be kind to each other, and choose happiness, not fear. We only have one life (that we know of), so make sure you live this life exactly as YOU want.

Happy new year

 








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