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10 Communication Skills You Can Use Right Now   When my daughter was 2 ½, she was a biter. And by biter I don’t mean that she bit into bagels or apples. She bit kids. Small kids, bigger … ...
Pain is in the brain A new study might finally provide a new direction for research seeking to help patients suffering from neuropathic pain.
The Healing Waters Nothing like a good shower.
Identifying and tackling feelings of Resentment It’s hard to maintain healthy relationships when you feel resentful and it’s also hard to experience joy. Resentment is one of those prolonged emotions that easily turn into a state, … ...
Do you Try Too Hard? Trying too hard: the kiss of death for relationships
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Telltale Signs It’s Time to See a Couples Therapist Couples often wait way too long to go to therapy. “According to John Gottman, couples wait an average of seven years from when a ‘therapy-worthy’ issue arises before they reach out for support,” said Anna Osborn, LMFT, a licensed psychotherapist and relationship specialist. However, it’s … ...
Through the Looking Glass: Unqualified Candidates Poll Well In Wonderland, persons who have never served in public office are viewed as best qualified to serve in public office.
When I Couldn't Say Goodbye It was shocking to feel so typical.
Don't Cancel Your Dinner Plans Nobody ever mentions the importance of an active social life.
Today I Love People Who Find Comfort In Their Faith Today I love people who find comfort in their faith and in the ways of that faith. I love to see people who gather the good of their practice about … ...
Neurotic People Have A Surprising Mental Advantage Over-thinking worriers enjoy this unexpected psychological advantage. » Continue reading: Neurotic People Have A Surprising Mental Advantage
How to Tell Excitement and Terror Apart I’m not sure how it slipped my notice for this long that one of my favorite movies, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, had a sequel. But suffice it to say … ...
What Drives Your Happiness With Work? As a college student, I spent a lot of time thinking about what my work life would be like. I watched the adults in my life and saw that not everyone loved the work they did. Many of them were glad that they could provide for their families, but did not head to work in the morning excited to do their jobs.
China faces smoking 'death epidemic' A new study has warned that a third of all men currently under the age of 20 in China will eventually die prematurely if they do not give up smoking.
The reason we find certain people attractive Study reveals that it's our unique, personal experiences, and not so much our genes, cultural norms, or other factors, that decide our preferences.
Physician, Heal Thyself I was just casually talking to a physician friend of mine around Christmas Eve last year when he remarked, “Maybe I should come in to see you sometime. I am really stressed out, especially at this time of year.” What he said has haunted me … ...
Can Caffeine Worsen Bipolar Disorder? Chances are you’ve had at least one cup of coffee in the past 24 hours. You may even be enjoying one now. Though coffee consumption has decreased slightly over the … ...
Best of Our Blogs: October 9, 2015 As we near the end of Mental Health Awareness Week (tomorrow rounds it off with World Mental Health Day), we’re guessing you’ve seen plenty of mental health-related articles around the Internet. If you haven’t (or, even if you have and you just want more), fear … ...
Elections On My ADHD Mind You know, somebody has got to stop me. Before I do some damage. No, I mean some real damage. I keep having this fleeting thought that I should run for … ...