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The Hidden Trait that Predicts Being Attractive Finding love is a tricky game. New evidence suggests that others' interest in you might be tied to your dispositional mindfulness.
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4 Strategies for Helping Your Child Cope with Anxiety Unlike aggression, impulsivity or hyperactivity, anxiety often goes under the radar in kids, said Elizabeth Penela, Ph.D, a psychologist who specializes in treating anxiety in kids. It might be because anxiety typically manifests as somatic symptoms. For instance, kids might have headaches, muscle tension and … ...
How to Limit Stress When You Have a Mental Illness Stress is a killer, it contributes to heart problems, mental problems and myriad other conditions and it can take a toll on work life, relationships and overall happiness. I’ve been … ...
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Today I Love Autumn At The Farmers’ Market Today I love autumn at the farmers' market. I love the wonderful things that are available there. I love that the market is like a weekly fair, that you never know who you'll see there, that it is always teaming with friends and acquaintances ...
Questions for Becoming More Deliberate About Stress and Overwhelm... To an extent, we have control over the things that bother us. That is, we can exaggerate an event’s importance. We can ruminate about it, for hours or days. We … ...
Do You Work for a Demanding 'Type A' Boss? Type A managers, of which there are many, can at times be impatient, stressful, and plain old hard to work for. Here are practical tips to help you survive, and even succeed.
Why Women Don't Make the First Move In the traditional world of dating, men ask and women wait to be asked. A new dating app is changing the rules, but what makes women wait in the first place?
Do Birthdays get a Bad Rap? Remember being young and counting down the sleeps until your big day when you were finally an entire year older? Those were great days. I don’t see much of that … ...
Does Mindfulness Really Make Us Resilient? When Todd Sampson demonstrated that neuroplasticity could make his ordinary brain extraordinary, he forgot to mention that he had an amazing arsenal of supports helping him achieve his goals. Mindfulness practices may help us focus and regulate our emotions, but their ability to change our lives is vastly over-rated.
Psychology Around the Net: October 3, 2015 Happy Saturday, Psych Central readers! October is my favorite month of all — and I love Saturdays — so what could be better than spending a few free moments cozying up outside under the changing color of the leaves and checking out all the latest … ...
Selfish or Selfless: Egoism and Altruism Test Measure your egoistic and altruistic tendencies with this quick online test. It may be difficult to know how you come across, and answering this type of questions may be a real eye opener.
Inside The Mind of the Mass Killer Knoll wonders if the true solution to mass murder might involve a three pronged approach - better media responsibility over reporting these incidents, tighter gun regulation and improved mental health services.
Does knowing high-status people help or hurt? How happy you are may have something to do with who you know -- and where you come from. A sociology professor, set out to discover whether knowing high-status people helped or harmed mental health, using depressive symptoms as a proxy.
10 Creative Prompts to Try This Weekend As adults, we can take our days very seriously. After all, our days are filled with responsibilities and chores and tasks that need to get done. And these are serious … ...
6 Surprising Benefits of Self-Compassion Do you ever call yourself names or beat yourself up over the mistakes you make? If so, you might be missing out on the incredible benefits of self-compassion.
Cancer Diagnosis Put Strain on Amy Robach and Andrew... Even the strongest relationships can suffer from a serious medical diagnosis. Good Morning America host, Amy Robach, and her husband, actor Andrew Shue, learned this the hard way.  After just … ...
Math For Dessert Helps Students Remember My students are working hard to master all the new concepts they’ve been learning in math class. It’s a lot to absorb! The key to getting all these rules and … ...