Celebrities

Ex-NBA Star’s Son Goes Public as Male Rape Survivor

Male rape happens more than you might think
In recent days, news has come out that Zeke Thomas, son of famous ex-NBA basketball player Isaiah Thomas, was raped by another man.

In an interview with New York Magazine, Thomas goes public with his personal story of being sexually violated by someone he met on a dating app – in his own home.

“No one ever talks about this,” he said. “Especially men — gay men. It’s...
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Wellness

5 Tips for Dealing with Toxic Co-Workers That Love to Spread Negativity

Toxic Coworkers and Negative People
Sometimes you just can't escape negative (otherwise known as "toxic") people who are a part of your daily work routine. Almost every encounter with this type of co-worker quickly escalates into you being subjected to either an earful of gossip or a barrage of complaints.

At some point, all of us will encounter toxic people at work. Over the course of time, their unpleasant attitude can take a toll, sending you into a...
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dating

10 Signs the Man You’re Dating is a Psychopath

Are you dating a psychopath?
Contrary to what most people think, most psychopaths aren’t serial killers. In fact, only about 1% of the population has true psychopathic tendencies.

Psychopaths can be straight or gay and are most commonly male. That’s not to say women can’t have this personality disorder because a small number do.

When you think of psychopaths, think of people who are social chameleons who can adapt to almost any...
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General

7 Shocking Ways Angels Speak To You Every Day

Angels. The very word conjures up mental imagery of translucent beings attached to wings.  But are angels real?

If you have followed this blog for any amount of time, you likely know that I will write about topics that touch upon the supernatural. That’s because there exists an intersection between human spirituality and general psychology.

Recently, I had the opportunity sit down with a Native Indian healer named Ben who regularly infuses elements of...
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Psychology

Need to Generate Another Big Idea? Try Daydreaming!

Having trouble trying to generate the next big idea? Are you facing writer's block or some other form of stifled creativity? Sometimes the answer isn't to just force an idea out of your mind. Instead, you might want to try sitting back, relaxing, and letting your mind wander.

Yes, you heard that correctly. If you are in need of a new idea, try daydreaming.

When you are under pressure to come up with a new and radical...
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dating

10 Simple Strategies for Building Relationships That Last

Relationships can be tricky. If you're not vigilant, small issues can accumulate, leading to explosive events that irreparably damage the relationship. Good relationships take constant work.

If you're in a relationship with someone you truly love, you need to know how to make your bond last over the long run. Here are some strategies you can employ to make your relationships more fulfilling and robust.

1. Be honest.

Honesty is one of the most crucial aspects...
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General

Stop Believing that Self-Care is Selfish

By and large, our society does not look fondly upon introspection. In many ways we are encouraged to identify with our social identities first and foremost. This includes our commitments to family and friends, our public responsibilities, and social mores in general.

When we make any kind of effort to turn inward and nurture ourselves – to uncover our own sense of truth as distinct from society’s concept of truth – we are often given the...
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Wellness

Better to Be Ignored for Who You Are than Admired for Who You’re Not

When we don’t hold to our own truth it creates divisions on our lives. We’re obliged to adopt masks, to play different roles for different people in our lives. Many people put on masks for the sake of popularity.

This has become especially easy in the online world, where one can create a pseudonym and an invented avatar to go with it and then proceed to play out any kind of fantasy that one desires.

There...
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General

5 Tips for Introverts at Bars, Parties and Social Events

Are you an introvert? Do you find it difficult to go to social gatherings, parties, bars, or “people centered” events? If so, you are not alone. Lots of people describe themselves as introverted, which is a 25-cent term to describe an individual who prefers spending time alone or in small groups.

If that sounds like you, there’s a good chance that going out with friends to bars, parties or other social events causes you a...
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