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Mental health, Travel

This Was Me: The Things That Photos Hide

In this edition of This Was Me, we'll look back at times in my 30s when I was unwell, although you wouldn't know it just from looking at the picture.   This photo was taken in December 2011, only a week or two after being discharged from a 2-month hospital stay.  I was better in… Continue reading This Was Me: The Things That Photos Hide

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What is... psychology series

What is… Repression and Suppression

In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychology-related terms.  This week's terms are repression and suppression. This is a follow-up to a recent post on defense mechanisms, which are based on the work of Sigmund Freud.  Suppression and repression are both examples of defense mechanisms, and they serve the purpose of… Continue reading What is… Repression and Suppression