Lu Writes is a column devoted to Cultural Psychology which looks at human experience as a matter of interaction between the world and the self.
Dr. George Boeree, a retired professor who taught personality theories (among other things) at Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania, defines this theory on his Social Psychology Basics page. He writes:
“Social Psychology, at its simplest, the world gives us events; we in turn give those events meaning by interpreting and acting upon them.”
Topics that fall under this umbrella make for great “water-cooler-gab” in the office. Subjects... Read More
Cannabis has always been a controversial drug, especially after it was declared illegal in the United States. This law perverted people from realizing the medicinal benefits that this drug offers. However, over the last 15 years people have started realizing the extraordinary medicinal value of marijuana and have started using it to treat a wide variety of health issues. But because of the ill effects that marijuana and other medical cannabis products have on health, this drug is currently only available by prescription from a licensed doctor. Some of the most common ailments that can be treated... Read More
Working as a registered nurse in western medicine was my career choice for over 22 years, i am now retired and recovering from some medically induced issues. A synopsis of my story, I was adopted by abusive parents, I began eating as a way of escaping my emotions and pain, I became severly depressed, was given antidepressants, I was so fat that I was given huge amounts, I began to lose weight, but the dose never came down like my weight, so my body reacted to the high doses of antidepressants by having a manic episode.
I was diagnosed as bipolar, after only one event of mania, and after... Read More
Alice: Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?The Cat: That depends a good deal on where you want to get toAlice: I don’t much care where.The Cat: Then it doesn’t much matter which way you go.Alice: …so long as I get somewhere.The Cat: Oh, you’re sure to do that, if only you walk long enough.
- Alice and Wonderland, Lewis Carroll
What have I done?
What will I do?
How will I move on?
Where will I go from here?
What will I do once I am there…
I can’t pretend to know a thing about growth and rebirth, about suffering or... Read More
The government has just released the most recent model in the Dietary Guidelines series. The government writes the pamphlet every five years, addressing some aspects of the diet of Americans and what ought to be included and cut. The effect isn't expected to be dramatic. Nobody should have to take out a pay day loan to change their diet with the new recommendations. Article resource - New dietary guidelines published by federal government by MoneyBlogNewz.
Our diets something the government outlines with guidelines
A new model of “Dietary guidelines” was released, accounts ABC.... Read More
That’s a word that sends shivers down my spine
Yet a smile on my face
Because it makes me think of Dylan, the child that means the world to me.
When I think about his struggle though and the fact he can’t express himself properly a pain so strong runs through my body. I wish there was something I could do.
I used to make myself feel better by giving him all my love, dedication and friendship. If any of you read my piece Dylan My Love, than you know what that child means to me.
Perhaps you know someone, maybe even a family member... Read More
Several years ago, America discovered that a number of men suffered with a condition known as "Erectile Dysfunction (ED)". Without going into minute detail, ED is simply the restriction of blood flow into the penis at a time when this blood flow is, well, desired. For those lucky enough to live in a world untouched by mass marketing, it turns out that a bunch of men can’t get it up. No word on whether the severity of the problem is equally born by the significant others of those afflicted. It’s not the kind of thing most men would willingly tell their friends. Besides, nothing would take the... Read More
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therin lies the problem...cost few can afford.
bit of a stretch bud? :>)
thanks Barb, we are a strange race indeed. Without exception my friend everything food wise on this planet seems linked of late; smacks of money grasp. For instance a guy and his missus found some damn cacti out the bush that does every damn thing but...