Social Butterfly, Master Manipulator – PsychTests’ Study Reveals The Dark Side Of Social Insight

  New study by PsychTests.com reveals that social insight can be used to take advantage of others if not tempered by other emotional intelligence traits.   One who deceives will always find those who allows themselves to be deceived.  ~Niccolo Machiavelli Social insight, a key factor in emotional intelligence, is largely considered a valuable skill. Being able to perceptively and accurately appraise people and anticipate … Continue reading Social Butterfly, Master Manipulator – PsychTests’ Study Reveals The Dark Side Of Social Insight

The Rejects’ Holiday by Felicia Johnson

Believe it or not, the holidays can be one of the loneliest times of the year for some. During the holidays, there seems to be an expectation for everyone to happy and gathered together with family and loved ones. Commercials shown on television during the months of November and December depict images of what a family is supposed to look like during the holidays. Children … Continue reading The Rejects’ Holiday by Felicia Johnson

Adapting Mental Health Novel to Film to Promote Mental Health Awareness and Suicide Prevention by Felicia Johnson

When I was fifteen my best friend committed suicide. I found out after her death that she had a Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) stemming from the trauma of childhood abuse. This is the story of my best-selling novel, Her (www.herthebook.com). This novel is to help bring the understanding of BPD within reach of many young people and families afflicted with this life-changing diagnosis of BPD, … Continue reading Adapting Mental Health Novel to Film to Promote Mental Health Awareness and Suicide Prevention by Felicia Johnson

It is okay to say, “I don’t know what to say” by Felicia Johnson

Have you ever wanted to help someone, but you didn’t know how? Sometimes, it is not easy to admit when we do not know what to say or what to do when someone we care about needs help. It’s especially hard to know what to say to someone who is depressed. What do you say to someone who is depressed? We find ourselves searching for … Continue reading It is okay to say, “I don’t know what to say” by Felicia Johnson

Journaling and Therapy by Felicia Johnson

When I was six years old, my second grade teacher, Ms. Medley, gave me my first writing assignment. The only rule of the assignment was to write one paragraph about something that I wanted. My assignment was titled: I Want A Dog. Paragraph one started with how much I would have liked to have a dog (very much), why (because they are so cute and fluffy), and why I couldn’t have one … Continue reading Journaling and Therapy by Felicia Johnson