We Are Mere Reflections of Our Beliefs

We Are Mere Reflections of Our Beliefs

NOTE: This article is part 1 of a 2-part article exploring our relationship to the world around us and Melanie Klein’s object-relations theory. As humans, we all tend to relate to one another differently. The way a mother relates to her child is very different...
Our Anger is Not About Us, It’s About Empathy

Our Anger is Not About Us, It’s About Empathy

We all fail at anger. In the recalibration theory of anger, anger does not only exist as an emotional response to our needs to be met by others, but it also exists as a way to build community. Because in the field of evolutionary psychology, the argument is that anger...
Eating Disorders During Coronavirus

Eating Disorders During Coronavirus

Eating disorders have been on the rise since the emergence of the Coronavirus. One of the easiest ways that people tend to comfort themselves through times of uncertainty is through their caloric intake. The ability to choose what we eat or do not eat has a...
When Life Is Uncertain, Help Others.

When Life Is Uncertain, Help Others.

In moments of uncertainty, there might be a tendency to want to stay at home, avoid risk, and begin questioning our ability to make it through whatever we are experiencing. However, scientific research has shown that prosocial behavior as a life strategy is one sure...
Although Race is not Real, Racism is.

Although Race is not Real, Racism is.

When we speak of racism we invoke a host of other components that make up the concept that we define as racism. There is a constructed element to race that must be understood if we are to understand what racism is and how we might come to deal with it. For instance,...