Serene Hitchcock

Serene Hitchcock has been writing for several years in many forms and facets. She loves the written word and a well-executed story. She's interested in the arts, health, current events and the world we live in.

Mental illness still remains much more of a stigma in modern culture than it should. This leads to the perpetuation of many harmful myths. Here are 5.

5 Persistent Myths About Mental Illness Everyone Needs to Wake Up To

“It is an odd paradox that a society, which can now speak openly and unabashedly about topics that were once unspeakable, still remains largely silent when it comes to mental illness.” ~ Glenn Close While we are becoming more and more versed in the struggles and realities of mental health, we still, as a society, …

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So there's this pesky little thing about written history called the 'noble lie', presented in Plato's Republic & describing the creation of harmful myths...

10 Harmful Myths The Current Education System Persists In Perpetuating

That quote just about says it all, doesn’t it? Academia, as it is currently championed, has been built with the goal of liberating our minds from the mystifying, and often draconian, world views of the past. And it does, in many ways. Children attain numerous skills that will serve them over the course of their …

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