Ways To Improve Your Brain's Health Through Video Games

By: Anna Agoncillo | First Seen on: SGPsychStuff

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Contrary to popular belief, many video games have physiological, educational, and Psychological benefits for its players. Games that need repetitive actions such as swinging the controller like a tennis racket or targeting the mouse to the moving object can train the muscles to perform faster and better in real-life situations.

While, cognitive video game training is proven to form new neural connections in the brain. The enticing reward system embedded in each game motivates the players to continuously improve in their skills. 

Artist Transforms Mental Disorders Into Illustrated Monsters

By: Anna Agoncillo

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In 2013, an artist by the name of Toby Allen created the artworks of "real life monsters" that had been crippling the lives of several people.

His intention is not to make light of these serious mental disorders but instead; he wanted these so-called monsters to appear more manageable and relatable. True enough, these mental disorders are more manageable with the guidance of qualified professionals that suitable use treatments such as Psychotherapy and Psychopharmacology. 

See his imaginative creations here:


Passion: How To Pursue What You Love In Work And Life

By: Anna Agoncillo
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I had an interesting conversation with my sister the other day. It started casually with me asking her a simple question: "Are you willing to do everything in the pursuit of what you love?"

In no time, my teenage sister answered without hesitation: "I am willing to take the risks and take on new adventures in order to get what I love. It is because I want to do something that will make me happy." As a university student who majors in Management and Communication, she added: "It is the economics of life that states - higher risk is equal to higher return."

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