Monthly Archives: June 2014

how do you know? what OCD and eating disorders have in common

Posted on June 4, 2014

The more I learn about mental disorders, the more I’m struck by the similarities between them. If you dig deep enough, it seems that we are all broken in the same way. Ever since I started to study psychology over 10 years ago, OCD has been my “favourite” disorder. You know… as much as you

[…] is the nature of the beast, the nature of anxiety. You don’t. You never know. The “know” mechanism is […]

keep walking, my friend

Posted on May 2, 2014

“The ultimate game show would be one where losing contestant was killed”. – Chuck Barris, Game show creator, MC of the Gong Show On May 1st of every year, there is an ultimate endurance event that happens in Maine, United States. You probably have never heard of it. Hundred boys from different states start walking

[…] options include Murakami’s “What I Talk About When I Talk About Running”, and King’s “The Long Walk”. Other reading options include subscriptions to Mud & Obstacle magazine, and Outside […]

you don’t have to pick and other lessons from “Life of Pi”

Posted on May 28, 2013

“Life of Pi” was on my list of books to read for a while. Although the novel was first published in 2001, with the movie coming out in 2012, its popularity was revived somewhat – getting it at my local library would take months. I bit the bullet and bought an audio version. Written by

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