Friendliness To Strangers

We are mostly sociable beings, but as we go about our daily lives we tend to hide our kindness and warmth behind a stern façade. With our closed and guarded…

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Derailment and Depression

Most of us feel a thread of inner continuity as we move through stages of our lives and experience change. Indeed, there is evidence that this stable, constant sense of…

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Hikikomori: What Does It Mean?

Hikikomori describes people who stay holed up in their bedrooms or homes, isolated from everyone except their family, for many months or years. It refers both to the condition and the people who have it.

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