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On Stress, Anxiety, and Procrastination Are you tired of feeling drained by anxiety and stress? Use calming solutions to bring about meaningful changes.
#GreatPumpkin – Self-Injury MY Favorite Great Pumpkin (#CharlieBrown)Mental Health Humor Cartoon Megalomaniac!|Self-Injury Advocate|Great Pumpkin Patch| RUN!        ...
#GreatPumpkin – Megalomaniac! Megalomaniac! MY Favorite Great Pumpkin (#CharlieBrown)Mental Health Humor Cartoon Megalomaniac!|Self-Injury Advocate|Great Pumpkin Patch| RUN! #GreatPumpkin...
Interrupted sleep worse for mood than shortened sleep Waking up several times throughout the night may be worse for your mood than sleeping a shortened amount of time.
The secret math behind feel-good music Researchers investigate why certain songs make people feel good.
Standardized Testing: How I Got Into College, How I... Recently in the news, President Barack Obama discussed limiting education for standardized testing at 2 percent of classroom time. He also pointed out that standardized testing is more than filling … ...
Mass Surveillance: DNA DNA testing companies are luring customers to hand over their biological ID for health and ancestry guesstimates, but the real business is collecting data on millions of people and selling access to that data. And sometimes, customers' DNA can end up in the hands of law enforcement.
The 10 Worst Things You Can Say to Someone in Recovery So it seems that you have a few friends that are in recovery in your life. That is no surprise, most people do. You aren’t in recovery, of course. You never had those sorts of problems. But still, you want to be supportive. You want … ...
Are You In A Relationship With An Everyday Sadist? Could you be in a relationship with an “everyday sadist?” Someone who has everyday sadism is an average person who not only lacks empathy but enjoys inflicting harm on others. … ...
This Trick Might Make You Slightly Better at Spotting a Lie When people try to spot a lie, they generally make a judgment on a number of factors, including body language, expression, and word choice. This may be a mistake. People are complicated creatures, and they send mixed messages. Picking just one criterion to indicate truthfulness improves the odds of ferreting out a…...
Go Nuts to Boost Mental Health When looking for a salty snack, I always reach for nuts. They are tasty, full of protein and other nutrients, and better alternatives than chips or crackers. They also are better … ...
Teach Your Children to Lie Lying is an incredibly important skill. But lying is pretty tricky and depends on a basic cognitive capability that young children lack and need to develop. You may have to teach your children how to lie effectively.
There Are Rehab Alternatives       When somebody recognizes they have a problem, they often think they won’t need rehab to fix the issue. It can be very easy to justify some other … ...
Micropigmentation: New Hair Replacement Idea for Men   What started as a desire for lovely red lips and perfectly shaped eyebrows has now appeared on the horizon as a close cousin to hair replacement. Permanent makeup, used … ...
Bipolar Disorder For Dummies, 3rd Edition We’re proud to announce the release of the 3rd Edition of Bipolar Disorder For Dummies. About the Book Bipolar Disorder For Dummies, 3rd Edition is a reassuring guide that sorts … ...
The Addict Always Falls off the Wagon in Pop Culture Depictions of Relapse in Pop Culture Make It Seem Inevitable
Your Dog Isn’t The Only One Who Needs Treats   Treats vs. Rewards Last week I was listening to an episode of Gretchen Rubin’s podcast Happier (which I highly recommend) about giving yourself treats. Rubin explains that a treat is a … ...
Understanding the Impact of Bullying and How to Help “Toughen Up”…“Everybody goes through it”…“It’s not that big of a deal!” These are just a few of the common statements that adults often tell children when they state they are being bullied. However, bullying has become one of the most significant stressors children are facing … ...
3 Tips for Raising Kids Who Aren’t Entitled Does your child expect you to do things for him or her? Do they rarely lift a finger to help? Are they quick to blame others? Do they try to manipulate people to get their way? Do you spend a lot of time rescuing them? … ...
Working memory: Underlying processes are more complex than we thought In order to retain a piece of information for a short time, working memory is required. The underlying processes are considerably more complex than hitherto assumed. Two brain states must alternate rhythmically in order for a piece of information to be successfully maintained.