In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychological terms. This week's term: reality This week's term may seem a bit silly at first glance, but bear with me. Some of us may experience psychosis at times due to mental illness. In the simplest terms, psychosis involves a disconnect from reality. … Continue reading What is… reality?
I got thinking about this recently after talking with Meg at Why does bad advice happen to good people. Meg has the amazing ability to optimistically see the silver lining in almost any dark cloud, and I very much do not. It makes me wonder, though, whether that makes me a pessimist, or am I … Continue reading Where’s the line between pessimism and realism?