Lucidity sounds so ridiculous, fantastical and outlandish that the scientific community doubted it actually existed until a 1978 study proved that yes, it’s real.

“Lucidity, noun: The ability to think clearly, especially in intervals between periods of confusion or insanity.”

Lucid dreaming is attaining clarity and awareness inside the confusion…

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The life of a Founder involves many, many hats.

I’ve learned this the hard (but fun) way in my work to build RoguePsych. Sharing mental health resources on my own site necessitates a lot: copy, research, editing submissions, front-end design, poking around servers!

A major source of wisdom along this…

Thalamic reticular nucleus (TRN) up close. / Image courtesy of researchers.

Do you ever notice how overwhelming the world is?

Colour. Texture. Distances. Voices. Background noise. Bodily aches. Movement. Temperature. Smells. Hunger.

Yet this is barely any of what is actually there.

  • Most of the world is invisible to us. Not to the mantis shrimp.
  • Most sounds are inaudible to us…

Corsham Court, Wiltshire, England. A classic example of an aristocratic stately home. Image via Unsplash

AtAt 18 years old, I left a northern mining town for one of the top 50 universities in the world. I left with a McDonald’s Happy Meal toy — a plastic golden ticket — still in my pocket. A tongue-in-cheek parting gift.

Needless to say, I experienced a little culture…

High self-esteem is healthy for us. Narcissism is not.

Narcissism is characterised by a level of self-obsession so extreme that it interferes with maintaining normal relationships. We can all love ourselves a healthy amount — narcissism isn’t self-compassion, but self-obsession.

Narcissism falls on a continuum. Only ~1% of the population…

Hannah Davies

Brit Psychologist (MBPsS, BSc). Top Writer in Psychology. Gen Z.

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