Dreams have been described as dress rehearsals for real life, opportunities to gratify wishes, and a form of nocturnal therapy. A new theory aims to make sense of it all.
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How to apply psychology to education, health care, and society as a whole
Darren J. Edwards Ph.D.
When life and your mind get on top of you, these simple mindfulness steps can make a difference.
A mind-body duality? No. Body, heart, and mind are deeply connected, and this interrelationship is crucial for well-being.
Developing a new utopian society through upscaling the application of behavioral principles at a societal level.
We may need to change our psychological relationship with our environment and humanity.
How concepts form imaginary boundaries in the face of an invisible enemy. Reflections from Russell Brand's recent video, "Why I'm angry."
Societal reflections of the recent coronavirus pandemic. Panic buying and xenophobia as reported in the news. What we can do to help stop it.
Why celebrities need support, too.
Sometimes focusing on all of life's wants can become overwhelming. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) may provide small steps that can lead to big changes.
Learning self-compassion will help you love others.
Can artificial intelligence provide meaningful aid to health and psychological care?
Getting stuck chasing happiness? Why not try to chase meaning instead?
The benefits of developing flexible mental health pathways for students.
Darren J. Edwards, Ph.D., is a Senior Lecturer at Swansea University working in the Department of Public Health, Policy, and Social Sciences. He is interested in the impact of therapy in society.