Lady Gaga Reveals She Has PTSD On ‘Today’ Show [By: Maxwell Strachan]

Lady Gaga revealed in a “Today” segment that aired Monday that she suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, almost exactly two years after she opened up about being raped at the age of 19. “I suffer from a mental illness — I suffer from PTSD. I’ve never told anyone that before, so here we are,” the singer said. “But the kindness that’s been

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Mensos: Jatim Terbanyak Kasus Pemasungan Penderita Psikotik [By: khofifah indar parawansa]

Kabar24.com, JEMBER – Menteri Sosial Khofifah Indar Parawansa mengatakan kasus pemasungan penderita yang mengalami gangguan kejiwaan atau psikotik terbanyak berada di Jawa Timur yakni sebanyak 1.200 orang pada 2016. “Untuk itu, Kementerian Sosial akan melakukan deklarasi bersama yakni Indonesia bebas pasung pada Desember 2019, sehingga daerah-daerah yang memiliki kasus pemasungan yang cukup banyak diharapkan menyiapkan sistem terbaik untuk mengurangi korban pasung,”

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How Living With Bipolar Type 2 Feels Like [By: AN]

It is like there are three people in one self. Person 1: “The Normal” Credits: unsplash.com It is when I can go to classes, do internship, do assignments, socialize with each other, and function well. It is when I can think clearly and it’s like I do not have any mental health problems. It is the version of me that most

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Menjadi Diri Sendiri Ditinjau Dari Sisi Psikologis [By: Psikoterapis]

Bayangkan diri anda membeli sebuah mobil baru. Apa yang anda rasakan? Senang dan bahagia? Sekarang bayangkan anda berhasil melakukan sesuatu yang dari dulu benar-benar ingin anda lakukan. Seperti, mendapatkan pekerjaan yang anda dambakan, mencapai puncak sebuah gunung dari dulu ingin anda daki, atau berhasil membuat sebuah resep masakan dengan sempurna. Apakah yang anda rasakan? Senang dan bahagia? Adakah perbedaan perasaan

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Cerita Chen yang Telah Mencegah Ratusan Orang Bunuh Diri di Jembatan [By: Dian Maharani]

KOMPAS.com — Chen Si (48), seorang pria biasa yang bekerja di perusahaan logistik, telah melakukan aksi nyata dalam pencegahan bunuh diri. Dalam 13 tahun terakhir ini, Chen tercatat telah menyelamatkan 321 orang yang mencoba bunuh diri di Jembatan Sungai Nanjing Yangtze, China. Setiap akhir pekan, Chen Si sengaja mendatangi jembatan tersebut. Untuk menuju jembatan, Chen mengendarai skuter elektrik sejauh 20 km dari

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Afraid of the Dark [By: Charlie Ambler]

“What hurts you, blesses you. Darkness is your candle.” ―Rumi Most of us outgrow our fear of the dark by the time we reach adolescence. What causes this fear, however, often doesn’t go away. Instead, it manifests in countless subtle ways. We think that being afraid of the dark is for kids, and yet adults merely transition into being afraid

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17 Poems To Read When The World Is Too Much [By: Hannah Giorgis & Tomi Obaro]

1. “A Litany for Survival” by Audre Lorde Amazon So it is better to speak remembering we were never meant to survive 2. “The Last Quatrain of the Ballad of Emmett Till” by Gwendolyn Brooks after the murder, after the burial Emmett’s mother is a pretty-faced thing; the tint of pulled taffy. 3. “Cordon Negro” by Essex Hemphill I’m dying

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13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do [By: Dr. Travis Bradberry]

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental strength is tested. It might be a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship. Whatever the challenge, you have to see things through a new lens, and take decisive action if you want to move through it successfully. It sounds easy, but it isn’t. It’s

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