We often associate certain colors with certain emotions: What is your favorite color and does it fit the description below or even your favorite brand?  We also tend to make other associations. When you yawn, people might ask if you're tired. But also, "Are you bored?". Apparently a reaction of my body gives the impression of … Continue reading Associations

Mental vs. physical illness

I overheard a conversation where two people were discussing what's worse, mental or physical illness. "Mental illness, depression,  OCD, biopolar, autism, anxiety,  whatever people call it these days. It's all a bit exaggeration.", person number 1 stated firmly, "Get up that chair, do some exercise, drink a beer, meet some people!". The other nodded, nervously. … Continue reading Mental vs. physical illness