Author: Asrar This is a guest post and does not represent the views of CheckPoint. As a chess player for ~20 years myself, I found it increasingly helping to deal with anxiety to occupy myself with chess. I’m aware that chess is not your typical video game, but...
Grounding with CheckPoint Grounding is an incredibly powerful way of returning to baseline when something has trigger distress, anxiety or anything else that’s tough to deal with. Maybe you get angry very easily, or you get panic attacks from certain triggers. When you use these simple techniques, you...
Join Dr Jennifer Hazel on an overview of the world of mental health and wellbeing. Learn what the definition of “mental health” really is, bust some myths about mental illness, and explore different types of therapy available.
Dr Shelley Xia discusses the different issues that cause mood swings, including bipolar disorder and personality disorders. Interviews with Alec Holowka and Ryan Roth.
Making video game characters well rounded involves discussing all sorts of psychological issues. They might even have a mental illness. But how do you do this without perpetuating stigma?
One of the best things about video games is the community – but how do you remain an active member in the face of social anxiety, trolls and other challenges?
Now we know that video games can be good for mental health, and why, it’s time to look at some of those exciting projects that have taken on the challenge.
Dr Shelley Xia explores images about body image, and in particular, the signs and symptoms of eating disorders, including anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder.
Dr Jennifer Hazel explores CheckPoint’s aptly named “AAA Model”, helping game makers and those in the industry to optimise their wellbeing by dealing with stress, crunch and burnout.
We were thrilled to attend PAX West, and discuss: what games make you feel good and why? Featuring, of course, the wonderful PAX attendees, along with Ken Levine, Josh Scherr, Rae Johnstone, Jess Hodgson and Zer0Doxy.