Apotemnophilia/Body Integrity Identity Dysphoria (BIID)-The Desire to be Amputated

This post will be mainly videos from the views of those suffering with APOTEMNOPHILIA also known as BODY INTEGRITY IDENTITY DYSPHORIA (BIID) or even BODY IDENTITY DYSPHORIA (BID) Definition: In short, BIID is the overwhelming desire to be disabled, which may or may not include a desire of being amputated. Some wish to be paralyzedContinue reading “Apotemnophilia/Body Integrity Identity Dysphoria (BIID)-The Desire to be Amputated”

Aphantasia (inability to visualize)

I wanted to briefly touch on a condition that I recently learned about this weekend. It’s called APHANTASIA and it’s basically the inability to imagine or visualize. Of course, as an author and an avid reader, this caught my attention and prompted me to further look into this. This condition may also be a reasonContinue reading “Aphantasia (inability to visualize)”

Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)

According to studies, about 1 in 50 Americans suffer from Body Dysmorphic Disorder (also known as BDD or Body Dysmorphia). The thing about BDD is it’s important to be knowledgable about the difference between normal insecurities and BDD. So then, what exactly is Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)? Check out the video below by Dr. TraceyContinue reading “Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)”

Why You Should(or Shouldn’t) Stop Sleeping Near Your Cell Phone (The Dangers)

I wanted to blog about this topic to determine once and for all if there are serious repercussions to sleeping with cell phones. Especially since i’m always finding myself reminding my teenage daughter and my friends to sleep far away from their mobile devices (or have it on airplane mode). I also frequently suggest placingContinue reading “Why You Should(or Shouldn’t) Stop Sleeping Near Your Cell Phone (The Dangers)”

Benefits of Sunlight

There are beneficial links between sunlight, sleep, and mental health. Not only does the sun help produce vitamin D, but it’s beneficial to our brain’s seratonin levels, which helps boost moods. This is especially important because a low level of seratonin can trigger mood disorders and depression. Check out the other benefits below: See SeasonalContinue reading “Benefits of Sunlight”

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

You may not be aware of the known links between sunlight and mental health. Not only does the sun help produce vitamin D, but it’s beneficial to our brain’s seratonin levels, which helps boost moods. This is especially important because a low level of seratonin can equal depression. (See Benefits of Sunlight) With that beingContinue reading “Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)”

Obsessive Love Disorder (O.L.D.)

If you’ve never watched the Netflix Original series, You, I’d suggest you check it out if you’re into psychological thrillers. The series follow a seemingly friendly guy name Joe Goldberg who meets this cute young woman, Guinevere Beck aka “Beck” , at a bookshop where he works. As the series goes on, viewers discover justContinue reading “Obsessive Love Disorder (O.L.D.)”

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

Alas, the one post I’ve been dragging my feet on posting about BPD (also known as Emotional Dysregulation Disorder) (Not to be confused with Bipolar Disorder, which is NOT a personality disorder. Bipolar disorder is a mood disorder.) I want to apologize in advance on the multiple videos posted below. I wanted to include asContinue reading “Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)”