The Faulty Walnut

The Faulty Walnut

Our brains are brilliant instruments, able to reason, synthesise, remember and imagine at an extraordinary pitch and rate. We trust them immediately and innately – and have reasons to be deeply proud of them too. However, these brains – let’s call them walnuts in honour of their appearance – are also very subtly and dangerously…

Not Liking One’s Looks

Not Liking One’s Looks

Is it better this way, or that way? It’s horrible whichever way. It’s not very respectable, really to feel frustrated with one’s appearance. Mature and reasonable people are not supposed to go around regretting the shape of their nose or the way their hair falls. Yet, you gaze in the bathroom mirror and think: Why?…

On Feeling Melancholy

On Feeling Melancholy

Melancholy isn’t exactly a word on everybody’s lips. But we should pay more attention to it, even seek it out from time to time. Melancholy is a species of sadness that arises when we are open to the fact that life is inherently difficult and that suffering disappointment are core parts of universal experience. It’s…

11 Insightful Facts About Autism

11 Insightful Facts about Autism Autism is a disorder of neural development characterized by impaired social interaction and verbal and non-verbal communication, and by restricted, repetitive or stereotyped behavior. The diagnostic criteria require that symptoms become apparent before a child is three years old. Autism now affects 1 in 88 children; 1 in 54 boys,…

Autism Spectrum Disorder vs. Borderline & Narcissistic Personality Disorders

Autism Spectrum Disorder vs. Borderline & Narcissistic Personality Disorders

Welcome to my scientifically informed insider look at mental health topics. If you find this video to be interesting or helpful, please like it and subscribe to my channel. Hello, this is Dr. Grande. Today’s question is how can we differentiate Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) from personality disorders? So here specifically when I talk about…

How to be an Entrepreneur

How to be an Entrepreneur

Many of us want to become entrepreneurs. Starting your own business is one of the biggest dreams of our times. But how do you get to be an entrepreneur? Most of the advice focuses on the practicalities: writing a business plan, raising money, finding staff, marketing and PR. We’ll go down a different route. In…