I recently decided I wanted to get more involved in volunteer work. I made an account on VolunteerMatch.org and found Crisis Text Line. Crisis Text Line is basically like a crisis/suicide phone hotline but instead of talking over the phone, people can text us. The founder of CTL, Nancy Lublin, came up with the idea… Read More My First Shift as a Crisis Counselor for Crisis Text Line
Mind/Me: I’ve slept for 12 hours I should probably get up…and shower. Brain: Nah, I don’t wanna. I’m not going to give you the energy to get up. Oh, oh, you think you’re going to go anyway? That’s cool. When we get in there we’ll just zone out and you’ll not do half of your… Read More Bipolar Disorder Type II (Or My Scumbag Brain)
Obviously, you can’t force anyone to do something against their will (and you shouldn’t try to anyway) but people are highly impressionable. There are several subtle things you can do to help influence someone’s behavior. The Benjamin Franklin Effect I actually mentioned this briefly in another article about whether or not you can make someone… Read More 5 Psychology Hacks For Influencing People
Between November 16, 1940 and January 21, 1957, a man named George Metesky terrorized New York. For 16 years he placed bombs in libraries, theaters, and office buildings. Some of his targeted buildings include Radio City Music Hall (3 times), the New York Public Library (twice), and the Grand Central Terminal (5 times). George Metesky… Read More George Metesky: The Mad Bomber of New York
Have you ever seen a couple that seems completely mismatched? But for whatever reason, they seem to be really in love? Can You Make Someone Fall In Love With You? Maybe. Well, you can’t truly force someone to love you or be attracted to you. But apparently, there are a few things you can do… Read More Can You Make Someone Fall In Love?