In a widely cited confessional in the New York Times in 2014, former Wall Street trader Sam Polk outed himself as a recovering wealth addict. He intimated a toxic childhood and an abusive parent (a common theme in the biographies of addicts). He revealed the exhilaration (a well-known symptom of dopamine release) at the power that money provided him. He admitted that he abused money like he abused alcohol and cocaine — to feel better about himself. …
Approximately one in five adults in America are affected by mental illness. Of this population, over 5% lives with schizophrenia. That's 2.4 million people.
Not only does schizophrenia (and mental illness more generally) lack accurate representation in media, it is seldom talked about or understood by those who aren't affected by it in a serious way. When it is depicted onscreen, it's typically associated with a negative stigma or represented by unrealistic extremes and harmful stereotypes. It's...
Charles Schwab asked respondents what it takes to be "financially comfortable."