Asylum designs in the 19th century were believed by medical practitioners, psychiatrists, and asylum architects to ameliorate, if not cure, madness. (In this essay, I will use the term ‘madness’ instead of mental illness because… View Post

Floatation tanks (otherwise known as sensory deprivation tanks or isolation tanks) are pitch black, soundproof tanks filled with salt water at skin temperature. Effectively, they allow you to float without sensory input. They are used… View Post

For those who have a mental illness, many different challenges can come with the condition. For adults, dating can be intimidating and difficult to navigate while struggling with mental health issues. Although dating may be… View Post

There are possibly many ways in which we can define a religious experience. We need to ask ourselves: what features should such an experience exemplify? There is also a difficulty in trying to ascertain whether… View Post

Socialising is key when it comes to living a healthy life, especially for people who suffer from a mental illness. People who have depressive tendencies may feel like they do not belong anywhere, that they… View Post