There are generally two different types of games: There’s the kind of game that changes our lives; the story and characters are so intense that we kinda feel that we are in the game.
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Wielding space magic to fight back the Darkness is incredibly empowering, and the social aspect of the game has given the opportunity for great friendships.
I find that Hollow Knight is incredibly relaxing and atmospheric with some of the most beautiful, soothing music I have ever heard. Once the game opens up you feel as though you are a tiny bug lost in a big world. There is a huge emphasis on progression and...
One of the most life affirming games I have ever played. There is a strong emphasis on recovering from trauma, the power of friendship and trust, overcoming hardships. The game uses a calendar system in which you go about your daily life, with a huge selection of things to...
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.
This episode is all about one of the most common mental health issues: depression. Featuring Ken Levine, Teddy Dief, Matt Gilgenbach, Zer0Doxy, Rae Johnston, Kelsey Gamble, and Jess Hodgson.
Over the years, games have gotten a bad reputation from the media. Words like “violence” and “addiction” crop up regularly. But what are the facts? Can video games actually be beneficial to mental health? (Spoiler alert: Yes!) Sources here.
This series of articles explores the current clinical research that exists around the benefits that playing video games can have for wellbeing. Wherever we can, we have linked to a free full version of the publication, and otherwise refer to its abstract. Today we’re looking at the how...
Meditative wandering experience. I recommend sandbox Mode for casual, when-you-need-it play.
Can halt certain thought processes. Keeps the mind too busy to focus on other things.