Monthly Archives: February 2017

Fake News, Creativity, Fact Checking, Happiness

If I am someone with depression, I may go to a cognitive therapist. The cognitive therapist will then coach me on identifying my cognitive distortions, like all/nothing thinking, fortune-telling, discounting, labeling, over-generalization, and so on. The handbook for this is … Continue reading

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Mixed Feelings

http://www.npr.org/2017/02/02/513126985/house-votes-to-overturn-obama-rule-restricting-gun-sales-to-mentally-ill On one hand, it would be nice if we could get away from stigmatizing people with mental illness. On the other hand, https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/news/magazine/guns-and-suicide/ gun suicides outnumber gun homicides two to one.

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