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How spirituality impacts mental health Studies have found that devout people have fewer symptoms of depression and anxiety, as well as a better ability to cope with stress.
Why It’s Hard To Keep A Job When You... Most people with Asperger’s do not look disabled. We seem “off,” sure. But not to the point where we can’t work full-time. But a lot of us can’t. And here’s … ...
The Universal Remedy For Mind And Body That Is All Around Us It reduces depression, ADHD and fights cancer, obesity and more... » Continue reading: The Universal Remedy For Mind And Body That Is All Around Us
Simple, Clear-Cut Ways to View Boundaries — Especially for... Boundaries can seem like a big (and intimidating) word, especially to people who haven’t set many limits throughout their lives. If you’re a people-pleaser, you know what I mean. However, … ...
No, You Can’t Pick My Brain, But I’ll Talk to You Anyway Why you might want to take that meeting
Self-Forgiveness: Checklists for Partners Seeking to Heal From Infidelity:... When infidelity occurs, though the hurt partner should not feel pressured to forgive, ultimately, forgiving the other is a key step to restoring own sense of safety, peace of mind, hope and … ...
Self-Forgiveness: Checklists for Partners Seeking to Heal From Infidelity... When infidelity occurs, though the betrayed partner should not feel pressured to forgive, ultimately, forgiving is a key step to restoring their own sense of safety, peace of mind, hope and belief, … ...
Why do You Yell and Shout when Angry Why do we raise our voice and begin to yell at people when we argue? Are you the type of person that automatically increase your voice so that you can … ...
Stop Facebook-Stalking Your Former Squeeze  Breaking up is hard enough on its own, but when both you and your ex hang out on social media you can watch exactly how your (former) best beloved is moving on. A study in the journal Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking suggests that it’s probably healthier to click on something like a cat video instead....
Our brain's secrets to success? We owe our success -- both as a species and as individuals -- to features of our brain that are just now beginning to be understood. One new study suggests how our primate brain's outer mantle, or cortex, was able to expand as much as 1,000-fold through evolution. Another links personal success -- such as high education and income levels and life satisfaction -- to increased chatter between key brain areas when we're not doing anything in particular.
Chimpanzee personality linked to anatomy of brain structures Chimpanzees' personality traits are linked to the anatomy of specific brain structures, according to researchers. The researchers studied 107 chimpanzees' brains using magnetic resonance image (MRI) scans and also assessed each chimpanzee's personality by using a 41-item personality questionnaire. They found chimpanzees who were rated as higher for the personality traits of openness and extraversion had greater gray-matter volumes in the anterior cingulate cortex in both hemispheres of the brain.
The Opposite of Brain Food When a fast food restaurant opened down the road from our neighborhood, it wasn’t long before my teenagers started picking up meals there once or twice a week. It was … ...
Time Management 101 College students, especially those in their first year, often struggle with time management. How can they learn to use their time wisely while still reserving some for recreation and socializing? Documenting where and how they spend (and often lose) their time is a good first step.
Today I Love The Call Of Ravens Today I love the call of ravens across the wet landscape of another warm wet autumn day. Days like today will be fewer and farther between soon enough, but other days will take their place, days with their own worthy qualities....
Can Introverted Non-Go-Getters Succeed in Private Practice?... I’m going to answer a question I get at least once per month. It usually goes something like this: “I’m really introverted and not a go-getter; do I have any chance at succeeding in private practice?” My answer is “Absolutely!” Sometimes, people read my story … ...
Hopes of improved brain implants Neurons thrive and grow in a new type of nanowire material developed by researchers. In time, the results might improve both neural and retinal implants, and reduce the risk of them losing their effectiveness over time, which is currently a problem.
Disruption of brain-blood barrier might influence progression of Alzheimer’s More and more data from preclinical and clinical studies strengthen the hypothesis that immune system-mediated actions contribute to and drive pathogenesis in Alzheimer’s disease. New insights suggest that A? indeed induces a strong inflammatory response, thereby destroying an important but often neglected brain barrier, called the blood-cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) barrier. Disruption of this blood-CSF barrier disturbs brain homeostasis and might negatively affect disease progression. Strikingly, these effects could be blocked in the presence of a matrix metalloproteinase (MMP) inhibitor.
Best of Our Blogs: September 29, 2015 I heard an insightful passage this weekend with marriage and family therapist Bonnie Badenoch for Sounds True’s Psychotherapy 2.0 Online Training Summit. Badenoch shared Colorado psychotherapist Matt Licata’s blog post on how we have a tendency to want to solve people’s problems instead of doing … ...
Understanding Avoidant Personality Disorder In a social media rich environment where a person is frequently overexposed, those with Avoidant Personality Disorder (APD) are a welcome change. APD pretty much sums up the disorder in one name.  In nearly every environment of family, work, or community involvement, APDs avoid social … ...
How to Make Life Fair for Everyone, Not Just... In his article “Mapping the Family Possible” in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Hugh Ryan had this to say about my new book, How We Live Now: Redefining Home … ...